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Hi I'm Tamra

I'm the mother of six sons, Grandmother of four. I'm a medical laboratory technicion, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've spent a good part of my adulthood being a Mother. I don't believe I ever entertained the thought of having six children. Or, that it would take 28 years to complete my family. Each son is as individual and unique as can be. A Marine a Medical Device Salesperson a CPA and a Prison Guard. They are followed by a sixth grader and a fourth grader. Some are married with children, some are still quite single. Because things change in life, when we least expect it, I found it was time to focus on my ability to be independent, and returned to school. It has been quite a challenge, but learning new things is also very satisfying. I've come to fully appreciate Heavenly Father's greatest creation... life. Just as what's under the hood of a car, creates the energy for it to move... our bodies have internal systems that support and sustain its ability to create the energy, to live. Our bodies house our spirits. Knowing and seeing the intricate details has humbled and amazed me. There's always more than enough to stay busy in our fast paced world. For me, it's raising my two youngest sons, while working at a Community Health Clinic and being a long-distance mom and grandmother. Life is full and wonderful.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in a wonderful LDS home, by parents who also have a testimony of the gospel. I worked to gain my own testimony, by reading the Book of Mormon and praying for that confirmation. No matter what I experience in life, I know that I'm not alone in it. Heavenly Father is aware of me and what challenges I face. I can't count the blessings that have come to me as a membership in the Lord's Kingdom. Â

How I live my faith

President Hinkley advised us to finish what we start. So if I make a committment, I follow through. I want to be known as someone to be counted on. My faith has an influence in my everyday activities. In how I treat others, and in what I do and say. There is a light in the eyes of those who know the Lord. I know others are drawn to that light. I'm not a perfect person, and I'm grateful to know that I can have a fresh start because of the Saviors atonement. Knowing that, helps me to have patience with others who may not treat us as kindly as they should. I know He suffered for all of us and loves them too. Â