Alissa recently celebrated her 10th wedding anniversary and enjoys spending time with her husband, Carlos, and son, Evan. She is currently becoming a certified pilates instructor.
What do you think beauty is?
“Beauty is a countenance that you portray that comes from within. It has to be something that emanates from inside of you. And you can’t hide it. It’s all encompassing. It implies that there is something shining from the inside.”
When do you feel the most beautiful?
“I feel the most beautiful when I have read the Bible, played with my son, served my husband, and taken a shower. It all comes together when those things happen.”
What do you think God finds beautiful in a woman?
“I love Proverbs 31. I feel that description is God’s description of a beautiful woman. Somebody who is known in the street, is outgoing, is working with her hands to provide for her family, and is praised. She is a picture of what God is pleased with in anyone women. It talks about so many different aspects of a women, and each women has different gifts taken from that.”
What do you wish woman knew about real beauty?
“Strive for that countenance and fragrance of Christ, and be joyful with what He’s given you. Because there is no point in striving for what you think other people are putting on you to be beautiful. Save yourself the hassle and accept who the Lord has made you and use that unto the Lord, and that will give you really peace.”