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Hi I'm Alyson

I'm a TEXAN, a wife to a pilot, mother to three children, and nursing school student. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have three kids, all under the age of 8. I'm married to my best friend. I was born and raised in the great state of TEXAS. Since I've been married I've lived in Arizona and on the tiny island of Guam. My family has recently moved back to Texas so that I can pursue a career in nursing. I'm working towards my RN now, but hopefully will be an advanced practice nurse when all is said and done.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom was born into this church. My father on the other hand was not a member when I was born. When I was 6 months old he was taught by the missionaries and baptized. I was pretty much raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My teenage years were rough on my and my family. By the time I was a young adult I had no interest in going to church. For many years I was depressed and I tried to fill my life with all the things that could never bring me true happiness. After many choices and a very dark time in my life I started slowly going back to church. I was counseled by my Bishop to pray. For years I felt unworthy, and like the Lord wouldn't want to hear my prayers. Soon I felt the most amazing joy and light come back into my life. I began to try and understand the Atonement and how it could work for me. I knew that my Heavenly Father had not forgotten me. It has been 7 years since I have decided to change my life. I feel so incredibly blessed to have a Savior who pleads for me and lifts me up. Life is challenging but there is help! There are answers and there is guidance. I have a testimony of the Bible and the Book of Mormon. I know that they Lord loves all his children and he will not lead us to wander through this life without someone to help show us the way. I'm grateful for the Prophet and his humble service. Most of all I am grateful for my Savior Jesus Christ who has provided a way for me to return to my Father in heaven.

How I live my faith

I'm pretty sure I have the greatest calling in my ward. A ward is a congregation, and a calling is position that you fill in that congregation. I teach Sunday School to 16-18 year olds. I love this calling because the youth in my class are so inspiring! They love the scriptures and they seem to teach me more than I teach them. I'm always eager to hear their opinions and their understanding of the gospel. They are great example to me and give me hope that I can raise my kids to choose the right even in an imperfect world.