Hi I'm Alisa
I'm a wife. I'm the mother of 4. I'm a jewelry designer. I'm a Mormon.
I'm the wife of a good man, and we are the parents of four kids. Our kids are amazing. They are much smarter, stronger, and just plain better than I ever was when I was a kid! I'm so happy to have them in my life, they keep me laughing and on my toes. I love the outdoors... as long as it's warm! The mountains, the beach, the desert, anywhere there's fresh air and sunshine. I also love to create. I'm a jewelry designer with a small online shop, and I absolutely love it!
It's hard to put into words why I'm a Mormon. Mostly, it's the small manifestations I've received throughout my life; the feeling in my heart when I read the scriptures, and when I listen to the talks, testimonies, and lessons at church, and when my prayers are answered. My testimony has been built brick by brick over a lifetime. But it doesn't take a lifetime to know the church is true. Anyone who sincerely wants to know, and who is willing to learn and pray will be touched by the Holy Ghost, and will know that it's true. My testimony includes the knowledge that this is Jesus Christ's church, and it was restored, not by Joseph Smith, but by the Lord through Joseph Smith. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and is another testament of Jesus Christ, along with the Bible. I know that our Father in Heaven knows and loves each of us individually, and that he wants to bless us, but that we first need to be faithful and obedient. I know that no matter what mistakes we've made we can be forgiven and our sins will be wiped away. I know that this church is led by a prophet of God. And I know that living the principles of the gospel is the only way to truly have peace and joy.
I try to live my faith by being an example to my family. I am far from perfect, but I try my best to be the person the Lord would want me to be. My kids see that, and they know what I am striving for, even though I fall short. I hope it shows them that they have great potential, regardless of their mistakes. I serve in church by accepting callings given by priesthood leaders. Sometimes what I'm asked to do seems overwhelming and outside my abilities, but I know that Heavenly Father will help me to be successful if I am willing to serve.