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Hi I'm Alyson

I love my family. I love my Savior. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a suburb of Sacramento, CA, went on a mission to Vina Del Mar Chile, and went to BYU where I met my future husband, whom I married just after graduating. We lived in Japan for several years, moved a few times, and we currently live in AZ. We have 4 kids. Our family loves athletics and the outdoors. I love to scrapbook and do family history.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents raised me in the LDS church, but when I was a teenager I read the Book of Mormon and received an undeniable witness for myself of it being true. The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches us why and how to be good people, to become like Christ, and that by following God's plan for us we can be happy. I wanted to share that "good news" and be a witness for Christ, and was able to do that in Chile, where I grew to love the people and the country. I am constantly learning and growing in my faith, and my knowledge of how to apply Christ's atonement to my life. The gospel gives me hope and helps me to carry on, despite the trials of day to day life in this mortal world. We have a loving Father who knows what is best for each of us, and allows us to have experiences and make choices so we can learn and grow from the consequences of our good and bad choices. I am so grateful for repentance and forgiveness, and for guidance from the Holy Ghost - what great gifts I've been given (along with the scriptures and living prophets!) to help me navigate this life and return to live with Father when I die. I'm grateful for covenants I've made in the temple that allow for eternal families and give hope when a loved one dies. This truly is a gospel of hope and love. I live it and love it!

How I live my faith

I love to serve in the church and in the community. We have only lived here a few months so I am getting to know the needs of the community. At church I currently serve in the organization for women over 18 years old. I love getting to visit with them and getting to know them. I plan monthly activities that help to strengthen them and their families - spiritually, emotionally, financially, physically. I feel that emergency preparedness and provident living are important, and I try to share my talents in these areas.