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Hi I'm Alyssa

I'm a career-driven chick still searching for that perfect career. I'm too opinionated, but my husband loves it. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, but a semester or so before graduation, I knew that career wasn't for me. I got married a year before I graduated, so that also changed a lot of my plans, but not in any negative sort of way! Its just an interesting thing trying to find a career that will give me the challenge and satisfaction I want, but will also give me some room to expand my family one day. As for now though, my husband and I enjoy working hard on our personal career goals and learning how to be an unstopable team. Aside from all that heavy stuff, I really like designing and making my own greeting cards. I'm developing a love for cooking and exercising. Makeup and clothes always make me happy.

Why I am a Mormon

The optimism I have about life, my own and just in general, is all because I am a Mormon. While studying journalism in school, it was my job to re-tell some of the more unfortunate things that were happening in the world. My faith always reminded me that I have nothing of which to be afraid -- Christ lives, there is a prophet living on the earth today who tells us what God wants us to know and God, as my Heavenly Father, answers my prayers. Yes, it may look like the state of morals in the world is getting worse and worse, but that doesn't scare me. The Book of Mormon is there to remind me that a prophet will always be there to give me counsel on how to find the good things in the world. It shows me that sometimes people make bad decisions, but there is always a way back to pure happiness -- whether you've made the bad decisions yourself or someone's bad decisions have hurt you.

How I live my faith

I try as hard as I can to be a good example at work and in public. My husband and I have daily prayers, together and separate, to keep us on the same page with God and each other. At church, I volunteer as a leader in a program that helps the women in our congregation get to know each other better through short, monthly visits. A small group of women report to me if they notice during their visits, that someone may need any sort of assistance from the church or just extra support and prayers from friends. Accepting everyone for who they are and never judging, has showed me what being a Christian really means and has helped me live my faith to the fullest.