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It certainly has been a while!

And I am back to report on the time I spent as a full-time proselyting missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints ( for the website based off our faith's nickname, or if you want to check out the main website about our church. Cheers!).

I had the pleasure and opportunity to serve 1 year and 1/2 in the Japan, Tokyo South Mission. Which is basically the outlying suburbs of Tokyo, not the city of Tokyo itself. XD (Like the difference between New York State versus New York City. New York really does cover more than just that little island--otherwise the X-Men would be homeless! Similarly, Tokyo covers more than just the city.)

The people there are the kindest I've ever met. <3 I love Japan, and I miss it. But simultaneously I am glad to be home, among family and friends.

It may be a little while before I am back to playing an active part in the DA community, but when I do you'll be seeing both artwork and photography. :) In the meanwhile, feel free to ask me about my time in Japan and the people I love that live there. :)

I look forward to hearing from you all, and I hope that you are doing well!



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TheManyVoices Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Shahrezad1 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
XD And there's more to come! I have a lot that I've saved in my Stash and I'll be submitting them in short bursts. ^^
BlueDevilHunter Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Holidays.
May you be happy, healthy, hopeful and may all your wishes come true in a positive matter.
Shahrezad1 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
A belated Happy Holidays back! Best Wishes that you'll have a fantastic New Year!
BlueDevilHunter Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Holidays.
May you be Healthy, Wealthy and Joyfull also Loved!
ThatRockingFangirl Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi!!!  I'm a mormon too and i just wanted to say that I love your art!!

and out of curiosity... where are you going to serve your mission?

anyway, You're just a great artist!!
Shahrezad1 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Hi there, it's nice to meet you! ^^ I'm glad that you like my art, and to answer your mission will be the Tokyo South, Japan Mission! (Which is basically just outside of Tokyo. XD) I'm pretty freaking excited, let me tell ya! =D

Thanks again!
ThatRockingFangirl Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, that's so awesome! Good luck in Japan! :)
Shahrezad1 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! :D
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BlueDevilHunter Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello my friend, how are you? I hope you are doing good.
I'm getting better and better! Also I apologize for the lack of my promised work. As soon as I send my work for Diablo III contest I'll start thinking about you're work. I'll try to do it the fastest I can, I promise.

Take care!
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