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Hi I'm Tracey

I am a wife, mother, nurse, and a Mormon.

About Me

I am a wife and mother to four daughters who bring me such fulfillment and joy. Every day I wake up and think "wow, another day has begun, and I get to spend it with a wonderful family!" My favorite days are spent playing and relaxing with my husband and kids. We love movies, going out to eat, family vacations ( our favorite is going to the beach! ) and simply sitting around telling "remember when...?" stories. I find out the most interesting things during those times!

Why I am a Mormon

I remember as a young girl watching my parents be baptized and become members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As I watched my dad come out of the water with a glowing smile, I knew our lives had changed forever. At five I may not have fully understood, but I knew the difference in my family's lives. It changed from anger and frustration to joy and patience. I knew I wanted that feeling to last forever. As I have grown up in the church, every decision I have made is based on that feeling. I have never wanted to go back to hopelessness and despair. Knowledge of the Plan of Happiness that our Savior provides for ALL of us is my foundation; I eat, live and breathe this everyday. I love Heavenly Father and Jesus and all that they do for me. I know that we are all children of a God, and with that heritage we all have rights and privileges when we live righteously. I couldn't imagine not living with my family forever. Being a Mormon gives us the opportunity to live together even after this life. What a plan!

How I live my faith

My girls are busy at church with other teenagers their age doing fun activities such as crafts, service projects, camping, and goal setting; they also have release time during school to attend a bible study class. I love that they get to spend so much time with kids their age with common goals and beliefs. As a mom I am grateful that I have assistance teaching my kids good morals and values. I have currently been asked to teach young children in a Sunday school class; everybody is a volunteer; no one is paid, from the Bishop to the librarian. I love it this way because I know my leaders serve out of love and devotion to our Heavenly Father. And how could I not teach other people's children, when they have been such a positive influence to my own daughters? Being a Mormon is just not a Sunday thing; it's 24/7, all day, every day. I try and live every day thinking of my Savior and what I can do to make him pleased with me. I am an Oncology nurse, and meet people of all different beliefs and faith. I see people at the lowest and darkest times of their lives; my inner faith and strength can help them through their painful and scary treatments. Joy and laughter truly are the best medicine.Even though I do not discuss religion with my patients, I know they can see my happiness and my testimony helps me be a better nurse and a strong advocate for them during their treatments.