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Hi I'm Tamara Lee

About Me

I am a 22 year old South African who is currently living in New Zealand with my husband. I am a high school Math's teacher and love music. I play the piano and used to play the viola in an orchestra in SA.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my aunt asked my parents if she could take me to church with her when I was 3 years old. I loved it so much I never stopped going. I am still attending this church because I have seen how it has changed my life for the better and how it focuses on strengthening families. I have felt the Spirit when I have gone to church and know that this church is where my Heavenly Father wants me to be and that this is His church. I know that I am a daughter of God and that He loves me and that by being a Mormon I am able to grow closer to my Heavenly Father and strive to become like His Son, Jesus Christ, by following His example and reading the scriptures.

How I live my faith

We have just recently moved to New Zealand and I currently play the organ at church on a Sunday and sometimes help organise choirs and musical items. In South Africa I used to be in charge of the Young Women (girls between 12 and 18) and used to teach lessons on a Sunday and plan fun and spiritual activities for the youth on Tuesday evenings.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Tamara Lee
I believe that marriages can last forever. I love my husband so much and the thought that our time together will end when we die is not something I believe is our Heavenly Father's plan for us. If we are commanded in the scriptures to be married and have children, why would God's plan be that that can only last on earth? I believe that families can be together forever, if we have been married by the right authority in a way He planned it. I know that my marriage can continue forever because I have been married in the temple. Show more Show less