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Hi I'm Alyssa

I'm a softball player, I'm an ice cream lover, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an average girl who grew up in Utah that was blessed to be born into an amazing L.D.S. family. I love sports, my favorite of which is softball, and I absolutely love ice cream! I am currently at college studying Special Education. Hard times come, but I love my life and am extremely proud to be called a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Many people may think that a person like me, who was raised in Utah their entire life, didn't know what I was getting into when I chose to be baptized at age 8 and officially become a member of the Church. They may think that my parents just convinced me to do it, or that I didn't know there was an option not to be baptized. And although I leaned on my parents' testimonies for some time, I still knew deep down in my heart somewhere that there is no way this gospel isn't the true Church, which can lead us to ultimate happiness and joy. That small knowledge of the truthfulness of the Gospel grew as I got older and now that knowledge isn't deep down in my heart anymore. It's in every fiber of my being. It's who I am, and that is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

One of the biggest ways I have been able to live, develop, and share my testimony has been through my love of softball. Softball has been one of the most constant things in my life. I had the opportunity and incredible blessing to be a college athlete, where my testimony grew tremendously. I became closer to my Savior as I related softball to the gospel, and stand up for what I knew God wanted me to stand up for. Softball is more than just a sport to me; it's a way for me to grow closer to God. And I truly believe God helped that come to be so I could see His hand in my life. Now I am done playing college softball, but I still strive to stand for truth and righteousness. I live my faith by trying to be a better person each day. I do it by trying to help and care for others, and making sure that everyone has a friend. I turn to my Heavenly Father and ask for forgiveness, and then go throughout my day trying to perform little and simple acts of courage and integrity.