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Hi I'm Stacey

I grew up in Cincinnati. I am a stay-at-home mom to three beautiful children. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I just moved to Atlanta from the Cincinnati area. We love it here! It brings us closer to the things we love best... nature, beach, and the sunny weather! I am a stay-at-home mom to three beautiful children who have a serious passion for playing soccer. I guess you could say I am a true-to-life soccer mom!! We feel like school is very important for our children. Education is something that you can take with you when you die. God doesn't want us to be stagnant in our learning. While we push academics with our children, we also encourage them to be active through sports and be musically inclined. Two of the three children are taking orchestra classes at their elementary school. If you were to visit us any given day, you would probably hear music coming from our home. My husband plays the bass guitar, electric guitar, and acoustic guitar. I play the piano. My daughters play the piano and violin or viola. My little son doesn't play anything yet... but I'm sure we'll have a drummer one day!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I grew up in the church, my mother was a convert. The church has always been a part of my life, but just as my mother had to learn if the church was true, I did too. My true conversion was as a teenager. Once I began the Young Womens program as a 12 year old girl, I soon found out for myself that the church was indeed true. I have had several confirmations in my life that Heavenly Father watches over me and protects me. Getting my patriarchal blessing as a person getting ready to go to college was invigorating. It was spiritual. I could study my blessing and know what decisions I needed to make to please my Heavenly Father. It helped me through temptation as a college student and it has since helped me as an adult raising my own family. My husband and I met at the University Branch in Cincinnati, Ohio. Yes girls, it can happen!! I was extremely skeptical of attending a singles branch. I sure am glad I did though!! I met my endearing husband there and very quickly got married. My husband and I have been sealed in the temple. We are blessed daily because of the choices we have made. I strongly encourage youth in the church to commit NOW to a temple marriage. It is a blessing you will never regret!

How I live my faith

Before we moved to Atlanta, I served in the church as a Young Women counselor in the presidency. It was an amazing experience to serve with other women who I admired so much. They taught me diligence and how to love the girls in our ward. Previous to that calling, I was the music chorister in the Primary. It sure was a blast!! That by far has been my favorite calling. I absolutely LOVE working with music and children. Currently I am serving as a board member in the Relief Society. We are working to create a fabulous environment for the women of the church to get together and learn more about the gospel. We are helping to create new friendships. We are serving the Lord daily as we think about these women and how we can impact their lives and make them richer.

Why are Mormons asked to donate 10% of their income to their Church?

Stacey
A lot of churches ask for their members to pay a tithe! The Mormon church asks us to contribute 10% of what we earn to the church. Heavenly Father has given us everything we have. He has blessed us with opportunities to earn money to sustain our lives. All we need to do to show appreciation is to give back 10% of what He has given to us. Tithing is a law of faith. If we do what is asked of us, we will be blessed. There have been times in our lives that because we paid tithing, we received monetary blessings. There have been other times where the blessings have not been monetary, but in regards to our childrens' health. I know that if we pay our tithing consistently, blessings will pour out upon our heads. Show more Show less