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Hi I'm Tracy

I'm a wife and mother. I am a convert. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the mother of two boys and married to my best friend. I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology and a Master of Social Work degree. I enjoy my career field very much, but have taken time off to be homemaker. I feel privileged to be a stay-at-home mom, despite the occasional challenges. I enjoy being outdoors, learning new things, traveling, and reading books. I love to help others. As a result, I volunteer with my church and at the school my children attend.

Why I am a Mormon

For a long time, I didn't feel that I needed to have a relationship with God or know who He is. I was raised in another faith and although I had spiritual experiences, they were rare and fleeting. When I was in college, I had a professor who made a significant impact on me. He taught differently, he knew more, and well, there just seemed to be something special about him. I got to know him and his wife and always felt something wonderfully different when I was with them or in their home. There seemed to be such love and light in their faces. This professor gave me a copy of the Book of Mormon and explained many facets of his beliefs to me, but I was nervous and afraid to pursue any course of action. I had been taught by the church I attended when I was younger that the "Mormon religion" was a cult. Time passed and I lost touch with this professor. As I grew older, I began to see my need for divine guidance and direction. I started reading my Bible and searching for a church. At this time, I became reacquainted with my college professor and his family. I expressed my need to know more about who God is and the purpose of life. They asked if the missionaries could come to my home and share more. I accepted. When I opened the door to my home and looked into the faces of the missionaries, I saw the same love and light that I had always seen in my professor and his wife. I read the Book of Mormon, prayed to know if it was true, and felt deeply and unequivocally that it was. It has been 13 years since I made that choice. I am happy and I have a life that would have been unlikely had I not learned about the LDS church and accepted its teachings. Most importantly, I have a relationship with God in which I feel His love and presence on a regular basis. I feel so very blessed.

How I live my faith

As I mentioned earlier in my profile, I love to serve others. I volunteer at church by helping people with employment and to be more self-sufficient. I teach others about saving money and preparing for unforseen circumstances that could arise in the future. I also visit several sisters each month. I strive to build a friendship with them so that they can call on me, if ever they need help or a friend. I volunteer in my community by helping at my children's school. I love learning and feel privileged to assist teachers in this process.