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Hi I'm Stacey Melton

I am 31, married for 12 years and a mother to two very spirited but great kids! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Utah but have lived most of my life east of the Mississippi. I have lived in the West, South, East and Midwest. I love all of these regions and the people I know from each! I love my faith, my family and good friends! I enjoy my time spent with and for them. I love to learn but sometimes forget to study. I love music but sometimes forget how important it is to me. I love to exercise but often get lazy. I love eating and watching movies and often can be found doing both at the same time! I am imperfect but that is ok because I know I am a daughter of God.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church but I am a Mormon because I know the church is true! I have always felt it was true but I have also asked God in prayer if this was His truth. I testify that through prayer I have felt a comfort and a reassurance for my feelings. I know that Jesus Christ created this earth and that he did it under God's direction. He is the only perfect son of God that volunteered his life to be sacrificed for all of mankind. I know that Jesus Christ lives today and that his atonement is real. I know that the Lord restored his church through the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that with the restoration of the gospel came with it the restoration of the keys of the Holy Priesthood. Under the priesthood, the power and authority of God, the keys of baptism, confirmation and other saving ordinances have been restored. I know that Heavenly Father speaks to us today through personal revelation and through living prophets and apostles and will not ever stop again. He has not left us alone! The scriptures are the word of God. The Book of Mormon is truth and studying its teachings does bring me closer with my Savior for it testifies and witnesses over and over of Him. I know that through the gospel plan families can be together forever. Marriage and family are ordained of God. Strength, light, direction and comfort come from one and only one source and that is Jesus Christ. I know that He will come again and it will be a wonderful day!

How I live my faith

My faith is what directs me day to day. It is my great privilege to wake up each morning knowing who I am, why I am here, what I am to do to receive light, life and joy while I'm here and how to hold on to that happiness in the hereafter. I may not always be the perfect model of these truths but I do continually seek to live my life in a way that honors the responsibility of having them. It is what leads me to serve others. Most of my time is spent serving my family but I also spend time helping and serving my church family and community. I have worked in our youth programs for many years during which I have taught Sunday lessons, conducted midweek activities and chaperoned for summer camps. These programs are centered on Jesus Christ and his great teachings. I have also worked in our primary which is our 18 month old children all the way up to 11 years old. My favorite part of our primary program is the music! The songs that we teach our children remind me of how perfect and simple the Lord's gospel is. Another thing that I have enjoyed in my church community is visiting other women in our congregation on a month to month basis. This is a time when we can reach out and seek to assist each other in our temporal or spiritual struggles. Everyone needs a friend and visiting teaching creates lasting friendships! Lastly, I have had some extraordinary experiences serving in the community through the Mormon Helping Hands organization. I am so proud to call The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints my church! When tragedy strikes; we assemble ourselves and get to work. The Lord would be if he were here and since he's not; he sends each of us to do his mighty work.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Stacey Melton
Jesus Christ is literally God's Son. He is our brother. God is our father. They are two separate beings. The scriptures provide clarity of this. God and Christ are one in purpose only. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Stacey Melton
I say you have to put it to the test! Pray, study the scriptures, visit with the missionaries and good members, live the teachings as taught to you and see for yourself. Be sincere in your thought, word and deed. If you come unto the Lord He will reveal His truth to you through the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less