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Hi I'm Tami

I was born to a Mormon family, was raised in Arizona. I am a busy mother and love to learn. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to be home so I can clean house and decorate to make it a place that my family wants to be. With husband, 5 children, ages 2 to 16, and errands, shopping, I sometimes am in the car more than I would like to be :) We eat a gluten free diet for the most part. It takes extra time and effort in cooking that way. We have some that are allergic to corn and lactose-intolerant, and that makes coking even more challenging for me. It used to be so hard, but now I actually enjoy it. One of my children has type 1 diabetes and so that is a daily sometimes hourly demand that we must take care of.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and grew in the knowledge of the gospel. I was able to participate in all the activities and programs that the church offers. I advanced through primary and Young Women organizations on my birthdays. I earned my young womanhood recognition award at 17 years old. Through all of my spiritual experiences, I had daily life experiences at the same time; wanting to understand my place, dealing with life's difficulties, and making hard choices. And Because I was able to use the knowledge of the gospel in hard times, and times of wanting to know answers, little by little my testimony grew stronger all the time. I know the church is true. I know that God lives and know each of us. Jesus Christ is my Savior and cares about me personally. This is His church, and he is running it through the Prophet and leaders that have been called through inspiration.

How I live my faith

I am involved in our community by helping at the kids school and try to be a good friend and neighbor to those I see each day. At church, I help with the monthly activities. These are on a weeknight mainly for the women to learn about something new or help with a service project. I also visit with a couple of women in our ward (church area), take a message to them in their home, see how they are doing, and if I can help them in any way. I hold a family night every week so that I have a chance to teach and discuss Jesus Christ teachings with the children and my husband. They have even taught some of these lessons :) We make if fun with an activity, singing hymns and a treat at the end. I attend church with my husband and children every week unless someone is sick. Participating at church is uplifting and gives each of us a chance to give service that we enjoy. The feeling that we feel at church is peaceful and I know that by doing all that I do, and being in the right places, the spirit is closer to our hearts and can help us when we need it.