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Hi I'm Alyssa Hundley

I absolutely love the outdoors. I am happy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a perfect mixture of my mother and father. As a child, I was the wild little girl on the street that ran around with the boys, playing football, eating dirt, and getting as messy as possible. I learned quickly that I could live my life outside and be completely content. My favorite memories are at the lake with my dad. I love wakeboarding, skiing, tubing, and just having the wind in my face. I have inherited from my father a love for being active and having the warm sun on my skin. Aside from my active, need-to-move-around-at-all-times side, I love to learn. I love school and I love working hard to achieve what I set my mind to. I like being strong in all aspects of my life. I've developed a sort of "mental toughness" that helps me to push through all hard situations and as a result, I am strong. I love being strong and I love feeling like I have the strength to overcome hard things. My mother is the perfect example of this and I am so grateful that I gained these qualities as well. I now am a student at BYU and I love life. I am indescribably happy.

Why I am a Mormon

I know exactly how to be happy. Until I was a sophomore in high school, I thought I knew what would make me happy. I thought being popular, smart, and flirtatious resulted in happiness. I thought that I could go through life without reaching out to a loving Heavenly Father. Oh boy, was I wrong! All my life I'd been promised that reading the scriptures and praying would bring joy, but I'd never actually tried this. When I was fifteen something clicked, and I decided that I would go home and read my scriptures. I was amazed at the instant happiness I felt. Not the usual happiness; not the happiness that could be taken away at any instant. No. This happiness was lasting, eternal. This happiness makes me want to be a person that others want to be around. This happiness makes me want to share my discovery with everyone. All I had to do was get a little taste of the joy the scriptures and prayer could bring and I was hooked for life. Never would I have thought that I was missing out on such an incredible feeling. Now, I delight in the little things, and the small, insignificant things cannot bring me down. I AM HAPPY.

How I live my faith

I've always liked to be a leader and teacher. With my outgoing personality, this tends to come naturally and I have no problem trying to be at the head of a group. I think Heavenly Father wanted to test my confidence and called me as a Sunday School, Gospel Doctrine teacher. Each week, I teach about fifty 18 year-olds a section of the Book of Mormon. Until I started this calling, I was completely unaware of how limited my knowledge was... Every week I pray to know what the members of my class need to hear and then attempt to direct a discussion about the scriptures that have touched my heart. I am amazed all over again every Sunday that I learn 100x more than I actually teach. Everyone has their own opinions and experiences that teach me more than I could ever share with them. The youth of the church are absolutely incredible. I am so blessed to live in a time that is filled with such strong and able young men and women that come together and make it easy to be righteous. I strive to live in a manner that prepares me to share the gospel with others. I know the Lord called me to be a Gospel Doctrine teacher so that I would be better readied to go into the world and proclaim the truth of this gospel. Heavenly Father has great things in store for everyone, and I want to be worthy and ready to receive his blessings.