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Hi I'm Stacey

I'm a middle school English teacher. I am spelling challenged. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the second youngest of five. I grew up in the frozen tundra of Idaho. I have 14 nieces and nephews! I enjoy spending time with them and seeing their personalities develop! I went to school in Idaho, at USU (go Aggies!), and at U of U. I am a teacher. I love people, and I love learning, so being a teacher is the perfect profession for me. I enjoy travel, but I have only been to five countries. I think I want to go to all countries. I have recently become reacquainted with my sewing machine. We are getting long fairly well. I am learning to sew quilt tops and stuffed animals. I recently started taking voice lessons and enjoy singing much more than I used to. I also love the great outdoors and long to be outside when it is warm. In the summer, I love to hike and be outside.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the gospel of Jesus Christ as restored by Joseph Smith is the same gospel organization that existed in the time of Christ. Jesus Christ is still the head of the church today and has apostles and prophets to testify and teach of him. I truly love the bible and love seeing prophets and apostles then and prophets and apostles now. It makes logical sense to me that this is how the Savior's church would be set up on the Earth. The Book of Mormon testifies of the same Jesus Christ as spoken of and prophesied of in the Bible. Along with the gospel making logical sense, I too have a testimony of the restored gospel in my heart. When I was 13, I prayed to know if the Book of Mormon was true and if Heavenly Father really answered prayers. As I was reading the Book of Mormon with my family one morning, I had a strong impression and feeling wash over me. I know that Jesus was the Christ, that the Church of Jesus Christ was his church on the Earth today. My testimony of the gospel increases as I live the principles of the gospel. There is a widening gap between what is accepted by the standards of the world and by the Savior's standard. I know that when I follow his teachings, I find peace that I can find no other way.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to live each day as the Savior would live. I am often thinking of ways that I can love those that I teach, that are my friends, and that I happen to run across during the day. I try also to ease the burdens of those around me. I find that I am happier when I am looking for ways to love and serve those around me. At church, I serve among the children. I teach them the gospel and am impressed by the light of Christ which shines through them. I want to learn to love others as purely as the children love.