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Hi I'm Alyssa Bowman

I'm from Seattle, Washington. I love being outside and going hiking. I'm a missionary in Orlando, Florida. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a daughter, a sister, an aunt, and a student. I currently attend Brigham Young University-Idaho. I love hiking and seeing the beautiful things that our Lord has created for us. I love spending time with my friends and family. And I love ice cream. I love having fun with others. I try to smile whenever I can and I love to laugh.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my entire life and have loved every minute of it. I have a very strong belief in The Book of Mormon. It is an inspired book that tells truth. I also have a very strong belief in the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Without it, we are nothing. But Christ made it possible for all of us to be a very special something. He suffered for all of our sins and now we all have the opportunity to live with our Heavenly Father again. I know that Joesph Smith revealed so many wonderful things so that we can have this church on the earth today. I know that anything is possible through Christ and that we can always turn to Him. I know that Heavenly Father answers our prayers. Maybe not in the way that we wanted, but He always listens to us and guides us in our lives as long as we live righteously. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church. I know that we have the fulness of the Gospel and that because of the priesthood, the power to act in God's name is here on the earth. I know that as we live righteously, the blessings come, and miracles happen.

How I live my faith

Every day I try to focus my life around Jesus Christ. I know that I'm not perfect, I'm far from it. But I know that as I focus on the things that are possible because of my Savior, I feel closer to Him each day. When I'm troubled, I know that I need to pray. We can have direct communication with our Father in Heaven and I know that if I pray to Him, He will guide me in whatever I need. I also turn to the scriptures to seek guidance. The Bible and the Book of Mormon are such great gifts and I'm so grateful that I can read them all the time. They are words from prophets that we can learn from and use them in times of need. I know that as we act in faith, and do all the things that have been told by the prophet, we will be able to learn and grow and become more like our Savior.