As recorded in the Book of Mormon, Alma asked the people of Zarahemla a series of
thought-provoking and introspective questions: “And now behold, I ask of you, my
brethren of the church, have ye spiritually been born of God? Have ye received his
image in your countenances? Have ye experienced this mighty change in your hearts?”
Honorable Mention in the 2017 Book of Mormon Central Art Contest
This figurine was inspired by a verse in the Book of Mormon which reads: "And now
behold, I say unto you, my brethren, if ye have experienced a change of heart, and
if ye have felt to sing the song of redeeming love, I would ask, can ye feel so now?"
This figurine was hand sculpted using oven bake clay and then painted in acrylics.
She stands 7 inches tall with a base width of 3 1/2 inches.
“I believe one of the most wonderful works of the Lord is the tree of life. To create
the trunk of the tree, I had to heat the rebar to be able to twist it into the shape
I desired—just as our Heavenly Father uses trials in our lives to mold us into the
person He envisions us to be. Gears were added to the trunk—like experiences in our
lives that give us strength and character. The bicycle chains add movement to the
tree and the ability to change. The marbles are attached to the tree with magnets
and can be removed, symbolizing the partaking of the fruit of the tree, or the love