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Hi I'm Alene Hunt Weakley

I am a wife, mother, and 5th grade school teacher. I love my family and friends and love spending time with them. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the wife and mother of 7 wonderful children, 3 of whom have passed on from this life and are our 3 little angels watching over and protecting us here. We are humbled and excited they are waiting for us on the other side and are so glad that we will be together forever some day. I love to travel and go camping with my family. I am a teacher and love teaching US History to my wonderful 5th graders. Watching my 4 living children grow and cheering them on in their various activities is a part of who I am. I am their biggest cheerleader and am so grateful to have them teach and help me to learn and grow. Spending time with my family helps to keep a continuous smile upon my face. I love spending many wonderful moments with my loving husband and am enjoying growing older together with him.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the gospel of Jesus Christ and don't remember not having a testimony of my Savior Jesus Christ. I remember as a little girl feeling my Savior's love and trying to do all I could to keep an honest and clean life. I remember thinking that if I kept the commandments I would be able to "skate" through a happy life with little problems or trials, oh how very wrong I was! The atonement of Jesus Christ did not become real to me until my baby lay in a hospital bed fighting for her life. I woke one morning feeling lost and alone and realizing that I could not deal with the pain and heartache of losing another baby. I couldn't force myself out of bed I was at the lowest point I had ever been in. I was crying and screaming in my head, "I can't do this, it is just too painful, I can't do this alone." Then a peace came over me as I was being given a blessing and I heard in a gentle reassuring voice. "Why are you trying to do this alone, I have borne all of this grief for you, all you have to do is give me the pain and I will carry your load for you." At that moment I gave in and turned my grief over to my elder brother Jesus Christ and the comfort, peace, and love that filled me was overwhelming and unmistakeable. The grief was still there but I didn't feel alone, I knew my Savior was walking beside me during a time of great trial and tribulation. That was not the end of my trials through grief and pain and within a year my mother joined my 3 babies and my father joined them just a few years later. Through the pain and grief my Savior was my constant companion and my testimony in the power of his comfort and peace became a real part of my life. I have had to lean on my Savior much since then but have come to realize through my trials and tribulations that my Savior is real and loves me infinitely and that through his love and atonement I can overcome this world and return to all those whom I love and who love me.

How I live my faith

I have been an active member of my ward my whole life and enjoy serving others through my various responsibilities. Probably one of my most enjoyable times of service was working with the young women of my ward in planning and attending summer camps through the past 5 years. It has been such a great experience watching and participating in the youth programs and watching the youth in my neighborhood take on leadership responsibilities. I am currently serving in the cub scout program and enjoy watching and helping out these young boys become better and learn new things. I believe the service I am able to offer my fellow beings and community are a great way for me to show my love and appreciation to my Savior and my Heavenly Father. It is my goal to be willing and able to serve my Heavenly Father in any manner I can.