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Hi I'm Tamara Thomas

I'm a Mormon. I live in Iowa and grew up in Idaho.

About Me

I have six children and have been lucky enough to be able to stay home and raise my children. We love spending time together as a family and especially love to play games. We are all very competitive. We also love spending time together visiting as we have dinner together. Some of my favorite things to do is to read, play games and traveling. I LOVE to see other countries and enjoy the different culture, terrain, and history of each place I visit. There is beauty all around us and I like to soak it in.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a Mormon, but always had a strong desire to do what I thought Heavenly Father would want me to do. It wasn't until I really started reading the scriptures and applying them to my life that I was truly converted. It is stories like Hannah in the Old Testament that makes me want to keep my covenants. It is people like Saul (who became Paul) that makes me want to change for the better. I also love my family and having eternal families is very important to me. I also am thankful for a living Prophet who counsels and directs us. It is nice to know that God loves us and does not leave us without direction.

How I live my faith

I try daily to teach my children correct principles that will help them throughout their life. We try to pray and read the scriptures together. I also teach a class of young single adults, 18-30 year olds, and we talk about the scriptures and how they apply to us. Most of all I try to emulate the Savior. I fall short daily, but through repentance I keep trying to be the best I can be. I love my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and their example to me. I want to live with them someday, and striving to do that keeps me moving daily to be the best I can be.