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Hi I'm Lacey

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a definite "people person"! I am in my mid-twenties and happily married to a dental school student. I enjoy my full time work as a Customer Service Representative, because I enjoy people so much. Football is my favorite spectator sport (I love football season!), but tennis is my favorite to participate in. While my husband studies, I crochet baby blankets for my friends and family members who are having babies, or scrapbook/do other crafts as a hobby.

Why I am a Mormon

I feel so blessed that I was born into a home with LDS parents. I grew up hearing the principles Christ taught in my own home as well as at church on Sundays. We read the scriptures in our home and prayed together over our food and as a family before bed. I relied upon my parent's testimonies growing up, but I can say that for a long time I have had a testimony of my own. Without a doubt I believe that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer. I know that God has a prophet on the earth today, and am grateful for the opportunity that we have to hear his (and his apostles) words. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of the Lord, and was instrumental in restoring what was lost from the original church of Jesus Christ on the earth. I try my best to live an upright and honorable life, serving and loving others. I try to live my life so that my testimony shows in what I do, that I follow the Jesus Christ. Because I am imperfect despite my best efforts, I am also deeply grateful for His atonement, which will wash me clean. It brings such peace to my life to have this knowledge. I am so grateful to have a source of truth I can trust. Being a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints brings me such joy every day! It is so full of good. I love knowing that when I pray, my Father in Heaven hears me and will answer my prayers. He has guided me throughout my life. It is so comforting to know that I can pray anytime, anywhere, and I will be heard. I live a happy life, with a peaceful heart because of it. I know that there is much to admire in other churches. A person can't go wrong when they try to follow Jesus Christ. The Holy Spirit has impressed upon my soul that the source of eternal truth is Jesus Christ, and that this church is actually His.

How I live my faith

Currently at church, I serve by teaching the teenage girls about things like honor, virtue, and kindness. It is so much fun to work with the youth! I have the opportunity to teach them on Sundays at least once a month. It is fun to teach them and watch them learn more about the gospel, and it helps me understand the gospel more as I teach. I am also with them every Wednesday night for wholesome activities that we plan and participate in together. The things that I am teaching to these young girls are all principles that I was taught growing up. I was taught to live my faith by being honest in all I do, loving and supporting family, friends, and all of those that surround me. I was taught to be peaceful and patient in the process of solving life's problems. Because I was taught to have fun in upright ways by my youth leaders and parents, I had wonderful experiences growing up--I had a stable home, and enjoyed spending time with friends (without any drugs or alcohol). My family tried to maintain a clean, happy, and peaceful home, which provided a good atmosphere to spend time hanging out with friends. I was taught and kept high personal standards morally. (Yes, living the principle of virtue before marriage is alive and well in the LDS church and in my life.) I appreciate having a husband who also kept himself virtuous. Our faith in Christ binds us in so many ways. I love going to church, but church or following Christ is not just a Sunday thing for us. We certainly try to make it a way of life. That doesn't mean that I've never had problems to deal with, everyone does. But, I have found that overall the gospel of Jesus Christ is indeed "The Plan of Happiness".