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Hi I'm Stacy Rogers

I'm a wife. I'm a mother. I'm a singer. I'm a writer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am first and foremost a wife and a mother. These are the roles that take precedence over all other responsibilities or interests I may have. My amazing husband and two gorgeous children are my life and being there for them is the most important job I've ever done. However, this is definitely not where I draw the line on the description of "me". I am so many things. I am a singer and according to my parents, have been a singer longer than I have been able to speak. I am also a writer and have been pretty much since I learned my ABC's. My fifth grade teacher told me as I promoted to sixth grade, that she looks forward to reading one of my books one day. With two small children, focus for a book is not quite feasible and so I am a blogger and its sufficient to fill my writing needs currently. I am most recently, a runner. I've found solace in the quiet calm that comes over my mind when I go for a run, and it's helped me to maintain a healthy body after bearing two children. I am a college student in pause mode- started before children, and am planning my return soon. I am verbose- my parents used to tell me as a child to "stop talking and eat" at the dinner table. Now, my husband has to say the same thing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon,simply put because the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored to this earth, and this is the church that has the fulness of the truth. I am a Mormon, because somehow I was fortunate enough to have been born into a family where this was the faith taught to me. I am a Mormon, because when I had to choose for myself what I wanted and truly pray to God to know if this church that I had attended with my parents and grown up in was true, He answered my prayer and I knew. I have always known- and I know it just as plain as I know that I am alive. I am a Mormon, because if I wasn't I would be denying the thing that makes my life what it is. I have everything that brings me joy in this life, as a direct result of the Gospel. I am a Mormon, because I don't know who I would be without it. It is as much my culture, nationality or race as is the fact that I am American and Caucasian. I am a Mormon, because I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is true and that Jesus Christ stands at it's head. And my life's purpose is to follow Him. My membership and faithfulness in this church is the best way I know how to serve Him and return to live with Him again.

How I live my faith

Have you ever seen a movie, or read a book or tried a product that was so amazing you just had to share? That's how I feel about the Gospel. I feel like it's such an important part of who I am, that my religious preference comes up in most all of my conversations. I cannot converse about my life without talking about the Gospel. It just leaves holes all throughout if I try. I have held callings within the Youth program, which was amazing. I have such a respect for the youth of this generation and the things that they must endure in today's world. They helped me more than I probably helped them. I have been an Activities Chair Person and I realized how important social interaction was for people both inside and out of the church. I have been a visiting teacher since I graduated from high school. This is where each month another friend in the church and I would visit other sisters in the church and take them a message and a little uplifting. Not to mention it creates a network for need. This church creates a sense of community that I've never seen duplicated in any other organization. It's not just a community, it's a family and I am so happy to be a part of it. I try to live my life each day so as to be a proper example and representative of this church and the Gospel. I currently serve in the Relief Society Presidency and am so incredibly proud to belong to the largest, most widespread women's organization in the world. Never underestimate the power of women uniting to do good. Charity truly never fails, and when I am serving among the sisters I work with, I am inspired to be a better person and emulate Christ's attributes that I see in them. I live my faith everyday by the guidance I receive from my Heavenly Father. It's as literal to me as- if I make time to talk with Him that morning, my day is good, I'm patient with my kids, and I'm able to accomplish the things I need to. My faith is as vital to me as the air I breathe to live.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Stacy Rogers
To me, the Atonement is the answer to all pain, heartache and sorrow. There is nothing so hard in this life, that the Atonement cannot heal with its cleansing and soothing power. Christ's suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane, not only accounted for my sins but also for every pain, ailment, sadness, disappointment, frustration and sin against me. There is nothing I've gotten through in this life that I cannot attribute to the healing power of the Atonement for getting me through. I am not able to reconcile those things for myself- Christ is the Great Mediator, who was willing and able to make it possible for me to repent of sin, overcome trial and withstand heartbreak- all things that are inevitable in this life. He gave His life, so that we can have ours eternally. It's the great and ultimate sacrifice. I can't imagine anything in existence more necessary or applicable to every person that has ever walked the face of this earth. The one commonality amongst all of the differences among the human race is this- we are all beneficiaries of the Atonement. It was for me, it was for you-- and there is not one exempt from this miraculous blessing. Show more Show less