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Hi I'm Tammy

My name is Tammy Jarrell and I am your typical southern belle. I am a mother, grandmother, daughter, wife, sister, and nurse.

About Me

Hi, I'm Tammy , I'm 41 years old, and I am your typical southern belle. I enjoy shopping, reading, dancing, country music, football, spending time with family and friends, sports, front porch swings, laughter, being outdoors, movies, chocolate, Twilight, and living life to the fullest. I am a nurse and I absolutely love my job and taking care of my patients. I was born and raised in a small town in northwest Georgia, I had a fabulous childhood, and I love the hot Georgia summers, green grass, and trees, and the great hospitality of the south. I have a large family... my husband, our five amazing children, beautiful daughter in law, 2 wonderful son in laws, and of course our three precious grand-babies. I am truly blessed. My family means the world to me, their happiness is everything and I think I will always be a mommy's girl no matter how old I am. I've learned a lot in my life but mostly that life is what we make it, so we should live it with a heart full of love, be grateful for what we have, be kind to others, and not sweat the small stuff.

Why I am a Mormon

I was a convert to the church and my mom and I were baptized when I was 11 years old. I stayed active until my late teens to early twenties when I got married. I have very fond memories of the LDS church growing up and remember that my mom was very happy also. After getting married and becoming inactive I started attending a baptist church with my husband's family. I can't say that I never felt the spirit there because I did, however, something was missing from my life. I struggled to find that missing piece until my youngest daughter joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as a teenager. As I walked into that small branch that I grew up in to attend my daughter's baptism, I was overtaken with the feeling that I was back at home. I started reading my scriptures again, attending church every Sunday, and I prayed with an open heart harder than I've ever prayed and that piece of the puzzle that had been missing for so long seemed to fit right into place. I felt such peace in my life and I have been so blessed since becoming active in the church again. So many things make sense to me now. I know who I am, what I'm made of , and what my purpose in this world is. I know with all of my heart, mind, and soul that this is the restored church on earth today. I know beyond the shadow of a doubt that this gospel is the truth. I wish so much that my children would have had the opportunity to grow up in the church and know the happiness that I had growing up in the church during the most difficult teenage years. Having the gospel in your life can truly help you through life's most challenging times.

How I live my faith

I attend a very small branch in Georgia. We are small in number but enormous in heart. I currently serve as the Young Women's President and I absolutely adore my girls. Most all of them are converts and we are a very close group. Being LDS in Georgia is very hard because we are so misunderstood. I want my girls to know that they can still be the coolest kids in school while still remaining virtuous, modest, and making good moral decisions. I want them to know that they can stand out as a person with good, wholesome values, and others will follow. I live my faith my attending church, reading my scriptures, serving others, praying, and repenting. I'm not perfect but I try to always remember who I am, I try to be an example to others, be kind to others, keep the commandments, and live a good life. I listen to the promptings of the spirit and basically try to live my life in a way that would please my Heavenly Father. My name is Tammy, and I am MORMON.