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Hi I'm Stacy

I graduated with a degree in Environmental Science. I love animals. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love anything outdoors hiking, biking, and rollerblading are some of my favorites. I love nature, especially animals. I have volunteered at animal shelters, and even did a internship at my local zoo. That was amazing, I got to meet so many people and animals, and learned the meaning of hard work. It was definitely worth it though because I got to help hand raise a baby orangutan! I am a college graduate(with a degree in Environmental Science) and recently got a permanent job at the zoo I interned for.It took me a while(two years!) after I graduated college to find a job that I love and can see myself doing for the rest of my life. It wasn't easy, and I sometimes felt discouraged, but my faith in God and His personal plan for me kept me going and listening to his spirit is what led me to apply for that job in the first place. I love what I do and I am so glad that Heavenly Father gave me my love for animals and helped me find a career that enables me to work with them and care for them.(It also helps that a permanent job helps me pay down my school loans even faster!)

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Mormon church, my dad's side of the family have been members for a long time. However, my mom is the only member from her family, she converted when she was 18 years old. I love my family, and I love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, that is why the church is so important to me, it is centered on both! One of the best things about the church is that it has taught me that families are eternal, you won't ever have to say goodbye to the ones that you love, because you are able to be with them in both this life and the next. It still is and always will be sad when someone that you love passes away, but knowing that you can see them again, and live with them again makes losing them temporarily more bearable. Another thing that I love about the church is having the guidance of a modern day prophet here on the earth. The bible talks about great prophets and gives many example of how they helped guide and protect the members of Christ's church. It was an example of how much the Lord loved his people. I believe that prophets still exist, and have existed since Joseph Smith restored the true gospel of Jesus Christ back on the earth. He loves us, just as much as he loved the people in ancient times, and he has given us prophets to tell us his will. I believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and I believe that Thomas S. Monson is a prophet, just as much as I believe that Abraham, Noah, Moses, Isaiah, and so many others were prophets. Another reason I love the church is because of the Book of Mormon. It is a great companion to the bible. I know that it is another testament of Jesus Christ. Its pages are full of witnesses of him and his gospel.My favorite part in the Book of Mormon is when Jesus shows himself to the ancient North American people after he was resurrected, and teaches them his gospel just like he did to the ancient Israelite people.The Book of Mormon is important because it contains the fullness of our Savior's gospel.

How I live my faith

I love giving service to others, it not only helps them by fulfilling their needs, but it also leaves me feeling extremely happy. I have always loved doing volunteer work and have volunteered at various animal shelters and zoos in my local community. I also serve at a warehouse run by my church that donates food and other necessities to local people that wouldn't normally have enough money to purchase for themselves or their families. This particular project is very special to me because when I was little my dad lost his job and we were able to receive food and other items from the same warehouse until he was able to find another job. I also enjoy serving in my church and have held various volunteer positions.On Sundays in our main worship service I choose and then lead the hymns that we sing as a congregation. I have also sung in our church choir. Up until recently I provided the food for all of the weekly and monthly activities for our church. Serving in this capacity has taught me s much about working hard and getting along with others. In fact, many of the skills I gained by serving in these positions have given me valuable experience I have been able to use when seeking employment and working various jobs.