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Hi I'm Marci

I'm a wife, a mother, a musician, a writer, a dreamer, a sister and a friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of six children - 5 girls and 1 boy. I love to see them enjoying life together. We love to read and play silly games. I am a musician. Music is such a part of my life. I love to write music, especially songs that my children can sing. I am often found in the kitchen. Cooking is something I usually enjoy. The creative process is so satisfying. The one thing I believe I make very well is whole wheat bread. I have made video tutorials and taught classes on bread-making. There are few things more heavenly than fresh, homemade bread.

Why I am a Mormon

I've discovered that following the Savior - His teachings in the scriptures, the prophets - is much easier than trying to do it on my own. There are so many questions that go unanswered because I fail to ask them. God has all the answers and He is always listening to my prayers, I just need to listen to Him. I don't know how I would raise my children to be decent people if I didn't have the guidance of the gospel.

How I live my faith

With small children, I don't get out much. But being an example to them is the best way I can live my faith right now. If I can teach them correct principles, they will more likely become upstanding citizens and contribute to society in helpful ways. I firmly believe that, when possible, the mother should be in the home. It's hard some days. Okay, it's hard everyday. But God gives me strength and I am able to do the important things. I can't just do what I want all the time, but I am learning how to be more selfless - more Christ-like.

What is the priesthood?

The priesthood is God's power, given to men on earth. Men who are worthy are given the opportunity to bless others by the laying on of hands. This may include blessing the sick, ordaining other men to priesthood responsibilities, and sealing covenants made at baptism and in holy temples. Some may find it difficult to accept that women of our church are not given the opportunity to hold the priesthood. I have never felt short-changed because I don't have the priesthood. I have been privileged to see that the priesthood power can bless women equal to men. The priesthood is the power that binds the covenants we make, allowing us to return to our Father in Heaven and to be eternal families. I am a women but I am not excluded from these blessings because of that. Show more Show less