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Hi I'm Stacie

I love people. I love all kinds, but especially mine: My fabulous husband and our incredible 5 kids. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I grew up just outside the Washington, D.C. area and love the performing arts, travel, and people as a result. My parents' decision to raise my three older brothers and I in Northern Virginia was one of the best gifts they could've given our family. I'm a graduate of Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho), where I earned an AA in Music Education and BYU-Provo, where I earned a BS in Elementary Music Ed/Vocal Emphasis. I'm absolutely head-over-heels in love with my best friend and husband, Matt. We've been married for 14 years and have four sons and one daughter - in that spectacular order! I enjoy running half marathons, cleaning (gasp!), and learning new things. Getting out and making things happen is a must!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into the LDS church (because my parents are members), my conversion is ongoing and evolutionary. I love that! There are always new things to learn and study and that's so exciting to me. I believe in a loving Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. God has a plan for His children - before, during, and after our mortal experience. He sent His Son to atone for our sins and offer healing through the Atonement. I have felt the influence and power of the Holy Ghost in my life repeatedly... That translates into God's love for me. I live the gospel because it feels right. It gives me direction in who I am as a person, wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend.

How I live my faith

Because I'm a people person, I really like being around interesting people. Whether meeting someone at a local race, at our children's school, or in the check out at the grocery store... no matter. I love that the LDS faith is a social faith. We like doing things together and inviting others along - it's just more fun that way! Mormons have assignments called "callings." We're asked by our leaders to serve members of our congregation and, subsequently, our community. I've spend a number of years teaching children music and gospel principles. I currently serve the women of our congregation. We organize meetings that uplift and strengthen women through teaching them new skills and helping them understand who they are as daughters of God. Women play such a critical role in God's plan and I firmly believe it's so important to encourage them and help them see who they are in God's eyes. The family unit is a precious gift that I value and sustain whole-heartedly.