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Hi I'm Tamara Sardakowski

I grew up and live in Colorado, I love the mountains. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a dog groomer, I work in the basement of our house in Northglenn, Colorado which gives me a wonderful situation where I can stay home with our two little girls and still make money. I enjoy being here for them when they are home from school. I have many crafting hobbies but the one I do the most is crochet. I enjoy making pretty things to wear and display in my home and as gifts.

Why I am a Mormon

My attitude toward this faith was completely against it when I met my husband and he never preached to me but he asked me to be baptized when we married and I agreed since I didn't have a religion and I didn't really plan on practicing this one. But when I started learning about the teachings, my attitude softened and I started to hear the spirit talk to me. So gradually, I was converted and became a wholehearted beleiver. It was a pretty long process but I am glad Todd and I met.

How I live my faith

I have two official "callings" in the church, I help organize the women's activity once a month and I also direct the choir. I would really rather be singing in the choir and we really need the soprano voice but someone has to direct and pick the music and all that.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Tamara Sardakowski
The Word of Wisdom guides us in many ways aside from just abstaining from coffee and tea and alcohol. For example, we are also advised to eat meat sparingly which seems wise when you understand what eating meat does to your body. (excessive amounts create high acidity and lead to disease) I liked coffee before I became a mormon but I gave it up not just because of the religion but also because it was having a wrecking effect on my nerves. I was screaming at my kids over stupid little stuff after a cup one day. I was so frustrated and I realized after I calmed down, that it was the coffee making me so aggravated, not the little irritating things that the kids did. Also, I know that most coffee and liquor drinkers will admit to "needing" a cup of coffee or a drink, which to me, seems like addiction. The longer I went without this substance, the less I needed it and I'm very happy to be free of it. Drinking and eating these things tends to make us feel less than optimal which can keep us from being sensitive enough to feel the Holy Ghosts guidance. Also the Lord wants us to be free of things that enslave us. I know most people are happy with their vices, but I don't think they reallize how much more free and happy they would feel if they didn't NEED these things. Show more Show less