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Hi I'm Traci

I'm a Mormon. I am a mother of 4 and a grandmother of 6.

About Me

I work for my husband, he is an orthodontist. I do his payroll, the most important job in the office. Together we love to travel. I also love to work out at the gym. I go three times a week. It is a great way to de-stress. An interesting fact: My sister married my husband's brother. All 4 of us went to high school together. Works out great for family reunions when we didn't know anybody on the in-law side.

Why I am a Mormon

My husband and I started investigating the Church when I was pregnant with our first child. My husband was Catholic and I was Baptist. We wanted to find a common religion to raise our children in so that they didn't have to make a choice as to which parent they would go with. We tried several Churches and as we asked questions, we never seemed to get answers. In fact, some answers were "We are not suppose to know that" or "We will know that in the next life." These answers were not satisfactory to us. Then a friend of ours started talking about the LDS Church. Every time we asked a question they not only answered that question, they showed us in the scriptures where we could find proof of where that answer could be found. We were taught about the purpose of life and why we are here on earth. We also learned how we can be married eternally and not just "till we part" and about the importance of family. We were taught that families can be together forever, eternally. We will all live again. I have learned of the truthfulness of this gospel since I have joined this Church 30 years ago. I know that Christ lives. I know that Joseph Smith was a Prophet of God chosen to restore this Church. I know that we have a Prophet, President Thomas S. Monson, on this earth today, and I know that with a sincere desire and an open heart, you, too, can know of the truthfulness of this gospel for yourself.

How I live my faith

To keep my faith strong I attend all my Church meetings regularly so that I can feel of the Spirit and to partake of the Sacrament and renew my baptismal covenants and receive the blessings needed to help me through the next week. I say my prayers regularly and read scriptures as often as I can. I have been called to be a Family History Teacher Consultant. I help members do their geneology and find there lost ancestors. It brings great joy and blessing to be able to find you family members and piece your family together again. I also have the blessing of visiting two sisters in local Church Community each month. I have the wonderful opportunity to visit them in their home to bring them a lesson and to make sure that they and their families are doing well as well as to offer any help that is needed. I always go away feeling more wiser and blessed than what I was hoping to bring them.