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Don't push away or forget the vision God gave you so you can just fit in with what has been deemed acceptable or because you have got so comfortable where you at. You are extraordinary, serving an exceptional God and with Him there is a way, never give up, keep on going and trust in Him. #FridayFeeling #HappyFriday #Friday #DontGiveUp #KeepOnGoing #TrustGod #ItIsWell #AllThingsWorkTogether #Faith #Love #Victory #Strength #HoldOn #Devotion #Encouragement #Vision #Destiny #NoFear #NoCompromise #Boundaries #Discernment #Extraordinary #JesusIsTheWay #LookToJesus #Pray #InJesusName #EnjoyLife #Stand #YouAreLoved #JesusLovesYou

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Don't push away or forget the vision God gave you so you can just fit in with what has been deemed acceptable or because you have got so comfortable where you at. You are extraordinary, serving an exceptional God and with Him there is a way, never give up, keep on going and trust in Him. #FridayFeeling #HappyFriday #Friday #DontGiveUp #KeepOnGoing #TrustGod #ItIsWell #AllThingsWorkTogether #Faith #Love #Victory #Strength #HoldOn #Devotion #Encouragement #Vision #Destiny #NoFear #NoCompromise #Boundaries #Discernment #Extraordinary #JesusIsTheWay #LookToJesus #Pray #InJesusName #EnjoyLife #Stand #YouAreLoved #JesusLovesYou

Hide and Store God's word in your heart. It will come in handy when sin comes knocking at your door. .
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2019-01-18 05:04   14 1

 
Excited to share the latest addition to my new #etsy shop, loveglitterandgrace: It is Well With My Soul - Glitter - Purple Raglan T-shirt - Christian Shirt - Faith #purple #faith #itiswell #Jesusshirt #love #glitter #grace https://etsy.me/2TVldvj

2019-01-18 04:56   2 0

 

Excited to share the latest addition to my new #etsy shop, loveglitterandgrace: It is Well With My Soul - Glitter - Purple Raglan T-shirt - Christian Shirt - Faith #purple #faith #itiswell #Jesusshirt #love #glitter #grace https://etsy.me/2TVldvj

I don’t know if you’re feeling the same thing as me —that rush that seems to linger long after the holiday season. It’s as if the new year comes with a set of goals we need to achieve, and there’s not a moment to waste. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
But this year, I’ve found myself in a strange place. Since the launch of my book, I’ve felt a clear whisper from the Holy Spirit over and over again: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“Stop and rest.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I know I just released a devotional all about slowing down, but I just wasn’t expecting that I’d have to follow that advice right now. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It’s something I’ve been praying/wrestling through over the past month, but I’m finally now at peace with the idea of resting. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
You can read more about this on my blog post "Why I’m Choosing Refreshment Over Resolutions for 2019". (link in bio). #theartisanpace

2019-01-18 04:46   39 3

 

I don’t know if you’re feeling the same thing as me —that rush that seems to linger long after the holiday season. It’s as if the new year comes with a set of goals we need to achieve, and there’s not a moment to waste. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But this year, I’ve found myself in a strange place. Since the launch of my book, I’ve felt a clear whisper from the Holy Spirit over and over again: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Stop and rest.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I know I just released a devotional all about slowing down, but I just wasn’t expecting that I’d have to follow that advice right now. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s something I’ve been praying/wrestling through over the past month, but I’m finally now at peace with the idea of resting. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ You can read more about this on my blog post "Why I’m Choosing Refreshment Over Resolutions for 2019". (link in bio). #theartisanpace

Delight in God's word today! It's okay to go to others when you are in trouble, but get into the habit of seeking God first. .
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2019-01-18 04:34   11 2

 

Delight in God's word today! It's okay to go to others when you are in trouble, but get into the habit of seeking God first. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #values #truth #Christian #god #jesus #love #christianvalues #instachristian #instavalues #lampandlight #encouragementgallery #itiswell #graceupongrace #godisfaithful #faithinhim #faithblogger #womenofgod #godlywoman #godschild #womenoffaith #wordofgod #savedbygrace #gracealone #pursueyourpassion #encourager #christianlife #intentionalliving #gritandvirtue #kingdommen #preachingtomyself

Let the world know that the word of God is absolutely DELICIOUS!!! How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Psalm 119:103
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2019-01-18 04:06   7 0

 

Let the world know that the word of God is absolutely DELICIOUS!!! How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Psalm 119:103 . . . . . . . . . . . #values #truth #Christian #god #jesus #love #christianvalues #instachristian #instavalues #lampandlight #encouragementgallery #itiswell #graceupongrace #godisfaithful #faithinhim #faithblogger #womenofgod #godlywoman #godschild #womenoffaith #wordofgod #savedbygrace #gracealone #pursueyourpassion #encourager #christianlife #intentionalliving #gritandvirtue #kingdommen #preachingtomyself

I encourage you, my friends, don't be shortsighted or ignorant of who God is and how He works... being unaware of Him and His ways will leave you frustrated with the temporal, defeated in the supernatural, twisted about the future and empty of God's hope, joy, gladness, grace, love, faithfulness and glory. Like His favor and presence... we don’t want to be shortsighted on it. His favor won’t keep you from trouble in this life, but it will supply you with what you need, when you need it, to triumphantly walk in and through the troubles of life with joy and for the glory of God. God’s favor doesn’t need to fix your problems, to fix you for the problems you will face. All He needs is your trust. And with your trust, His favor will fix you for the well calculated problems that God allows or specifically orchestrates in your life to make you, and the brethren in your life, more and more like Jesus. You and I need to know this.

Why? His sweet and sovereign plans, in this fallen world, often includes loss, hurt, separation, cancer, pain, heartache and so many other things. I was asked by a pastor friend tonight how my eye was doing. And I ran into a friend the day after the laser surgery (the day we took this pic) and she shared how so many were praying over me. And, as I shared with them, I’ll share with you. Thus far, it’s all gone very smooth. There’s a two - three week recovery time for it to heal up and do what it’s suppose to do. But it hasn’t given me any trouble. It’s been a touch tender but I’d expect that after burning three laser barriers in it.

Everything I’ve had, including the CLL and eye issue, has been symptom free. I wouldn’t even known I was having trouble with any of it, had not someone else found it, through a test. Similar to our lives, we don’t know there’s a problem, until we’ve been tested. And I believe the good results have been nothing less than a God thing. He’s answered the prayers of so many of you, and has shown me much favor, through your request. And none of the things I’ve walked through, the past two months, has caused any discomfort or trouble... not even an ounce! Even the visits to the doctors and the test they’ve run...

2019-01-18 04:03   232 8

 

I encourage you, my friends, don't be shortsighted or ignorant of who God is and how He works... being unaware of Him and His ways will leave you frustrated with the temporal, defeated in the supernatural, twisted about the future and empty of God's hope, joy, gladness, grace, love, faithfulness and glory. Like His favor and presence... we don’t want to be shortsighted on it. His favor won’t keep you from trouble in this life, but it will supply you with what you need, when you need it, to triumphantly walk in and through the troubles of life with joy and for the glory of God. God’s favor doesn’t need to fix your problems, to fix you for the problems you will face. All He needs is your trust. And with your trust, His favor will fix you for the well calculated problems that God allows or specifically orchestrates in your life to make you, and the brethren in your life, more and more like Jesus. You and I need to know this. Why His sweet and sovereign plans, in this fallen world, often includes loss, hurt, separation, cancer, pain, heartache and so many other things. I was asked by a pastor friend tonight how my eye was doing. And I ran into a friend the day after the laser surgery (the day we took this pic) and she shared how so many were praying over me. And, as I shared with them, I’ll share with you. Thus far, it’s all gone very smooth. There’s a two - three week recovery time for it to heal up and do what it’s suppose to do. But it hasn’t given me any trouble. It’s been a touch tender but I’d expect that after burning three laser barriers in it. Everything I’ve had, including the CLL and eye issue, has been symptom free. I wouldn’t even known I was having trouble with any of it, had not someone else found it, through a test. Similar to our lives, we don’t know there’s a problem, until we’ve been tested. And I believe the good results have been nothing less than a God thing. He’s answered the prayers of so many of you, and has shown me much favor, through your request. And none of the things I’ve walked through, the past two months, has caused any discomfort or trouble... not even an ounce! Even the visits to the doctors and the test they’ve run...

“What is that? A pigeon that looks like a hawk hanging out by the bird feeders?” Well that would be a sharp-shinned hawk hanging out in my yard. Pretty cool. #birds #birdwatching 
Tried a new tea today and like it! #teatalks #vanillaalmondtea #iliketea 
Mom gave me this new mug that matches my tattoo. 
 #itiswell #itiswellwithmysoul #greatmugs #ilikesimple
Looked out the window(bad pic quality) and Daisy is sitting very stately looking at the kitchen window with a ball beside her. Haha too bad it was raining and cold. #daisylove #ourdoors 
Tonight I made dinner. Not in the microwave! #ilovemacandcheese #glutenfree #dairyfree #photojournaling #thelifeofaprile

2019-01-18 04:02   4 1

 

“What is that A pigeon that looks like a hawk hanging out by the bird feeders” Well that would be a sharp-shinned hawk hanging out in my yard. Pretty cool. #birds #birdwatching Tried a new tea today and like it! #teatalks #vanillaalmondtea #iliketea Mom gave me this new mug that matches my tattoo. #itiswell #itiswellwithmysoul #greatmugs #ilikesimple Looked out the window(bad pic quality) and Daisy is sitting very stately looking at the kitchen window with a ball beside her. Haha too bad it was raining and cold. #daisylove #ourdoors Tonight I made dinner. Not in the microwave! #ilovemacandcheese #glutenfree #dairyfree #photojournaling #thelifeofaprile

Real talk:: .

I heard this quote today, “People: She doesn’t act like a preacher. God: I don’t need anymore actors.” .

It made me think about how I want others to see me. Do I want people to see me with done up hair, perfect nails, perfect clothing, and say things that make me look like I’m handling everything in my life perfectly? No. This is the real me 90% of the time: no makeup, non-styled bangs, and multiple layers of different thrift finds. If we were to have coffee right now, I’d be the first to say that I haven’t been pursuing God to the best of my ability. I would tell you that His grace for my selfishness is way bigger than I can ever fathom. I would tell you that sometimes I get impatient with where God has me + that I have been choosing what my flesh wants. .

I DO NOT want you to put me on a pedestal as a Christian Influencer. I want you to see me as a sister in Christ who is just as imperfect and sinful as you, sis. Let’s stop trying to put up this front and acting because it’s just allowing the enemy to come into your own heart AND the other girl who is looking at you like you have your ish together. ❤️🌟💋 . (Ps if you wanna be so kind and send me a sticker from your hometown for my laptop... DM ME❤️ #shamelessplug

2019-01-18 03:23   439 34

 

Real talk:: . I heard this quote today, “People: She doesn’t act like a preacher. God: I don’t need anymore actors.” . It made me think about how I want others to see me. Do I want people to see me with done up hair, perfect nails, perfect clothing, and say things that make me look like I’m handling everything in my life perfectly No. This is the real me 90% of the time: no makeup, non-styled bangs, and multiple layers of different thrift finds. If we were to have coffee right now, I’d be the first to say that I haven’t been pursuing God to the best of my ability. I would tell you that His grace for my selfishness is way bigger than I can ever fathom. I would tell you that sometimes I get impatient with where God has me + that I have been choosing what my flesh wants. . I DO NOT want you to put me on a pedestal as a Christian Influencer. I want you to see me as a sister in Christ who is just as imperfect and sinful as you, sis. Let’s stop trying to put up this front and acting because it’s just allowing the enemy to come into your own heart AND the other girl who is looking at you like you have your ish together. ❤️🌟💋 . (Ps if you wanna be so kind and send me a sticker from your hometown for my laptop... DM ME❤️ #shamelessplug

Protect your heart and protect your call. The enemy will always try and tempt you but resist the devil and he will flee. The pleasures of this world are a counterfeit and will never really satisfy the true yearning of our hearts. There is a call on each of our lives and there is a real enemy that is trying to steal it. Stay planted and rooted Christ and His love! You are loved, never forget that.

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Protect your heart and protect your call. The enemy will always try and tempt you but resist the devil and he will flee. The pleasures of this world are a counterfeit and will never really satisfy the true yearning of our hearts. There is a call on each of our lives and there is a real enemy that is trying to steal it. Stay planted and rooted Christ and His love! You are loved, never forget that.

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grateful 
for soft sound of snow
crunching 'neath my warm boots

for dark water that flows
over rocks, past old roots

for hawk screaming overhead
as I pause just to listen

for something you once said
as tears in your eyes glistened

for memories of moments
that crash through my mind

for feelings so resonant
I know I was not just left behind

 #river #darkwaters #naturephotography #snow #getoutside #beanoutsider #lifeisgood #takeawalk #takeahike #gratitude #lifegoeson #itiswell #peaceful #widow #poetry #poetrycommunity #writersofinstagram #poems #poemsofinstagram #nofilterneeded #nofilter #statepark #gunpowderriver

2019-01-18 02:58   22 4

 

.... grateful for soft sound of snow crunching 'neath my warm boots for dark water that flows over rocks, past old roots for hawk screaming overhead as I pause just to listen for something you once said as tears in your eyes glistened for memories of moments that crash through my mind for feelings so resonant I know I was not just left behind #river #darkwaters #naturephotography #snow #getoutside #beanoutsider #lifeisgood #takeawalk #takeahike #gratitude #lifegoeson #itiswell #peaceful #widow #poetry #poetrycommunity #writersofinstagram #poems #poemsofinstagram #nofilterneeded #nofilter #statepark #gunpowderriver

Read the Word and be about it, not just talk about it. 💫

Ephesians 5:1-33 
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. 
 #faith #jesus #itiswell #couragematters #hertrueworth #blessedisshe #shetheroar #graceupongrace #shereadstruth #coffeeandjesus #wordbeforeworld #christiancommunity #prayerlife #butfirstjesus #graceandgratitude #soulscripts #lampandlight #christianliving #christfollower #faithingod #faithjourney #choosejoy

2019-01-18 02:47   10 1

 

Read the Word and be about it, not just talk about it. 💫 Ephesians 5:1-33  Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. #faith #jesus #itiswell #couragematters #hertrueworth #blessedisshe #shetheroar #graceupongrace #shereadstruth #coffeeandjesus #wordbeforeworld #christiancommunity #prayerlife #butfirstjesus #graceandgratitude #soulscripts #lampandlight #christianliving #christfollower #faithingod #faithjourney #choosejoy

I love Him because I know what it's like to be lost, adopted into sonship with God, & purified, through the blood of Jesus. I never preach of things, I have not lived, learned, & experienced in my lifetime. I KNOW. The one part I emphasize on, is what HE HAS DONE FOR ME & IN ME. It's never about being a super Christian, too "religious" & think so highly of ourselves in our faith. Works, will never save, but your faithfulness & sanctification will release you from sin and keep you, close to Him. Change from heart, came from dependence on God & REPENTANCE. I am forever changed because of ONE encounter, with the Lord, in His love. Even so, after my inner peace brought on change on the outward appearance; what has continually been occurring on the inner, is greater than the past. That's Who my God is. A God of REDEMPTION. Hallelujah, let's praise God, for He can do the impossible. OUTSIDE OF HIM, THERE IS NOTHING. ❤Colossians 1:20-22 
And through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross. And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him,

 #faith #jesus #itiswell #couragematters #hertrueworth #blessedisshe #shetheroar #graceupongrace #shereadstruth #coffeeandjesus #wordbeforeworld #christiancommunity #prayerlife #butfirstjesus #graceandgratitude #soulscripts #lampandlight #christianliving #christfollower #faithingod #faithjourney #choosejoy

2019-01-18 02:37   10 0

 

I love Him because I know what it's like to be lost, adopted into sonship with God, & purified, through the blood of Jesus. I never preach of things, I have not lived, learned, & experienced in my lifetime. I KNOW. The one part I emphasize on, is what HE HAS DONE FOR ME & IN ME. It's never about being a super Christian, too "religious" & think so highly of ourselves in our faith. Works, will never save, but your faithfulness & sanctification will release you from sin and keep you, close to Him. Change from heart, came from dependence on God & REPENTANCE. I am forever changed because of ONE encounter, with the Lord, in His love. Even so, after my inner peace brought on change on the outward appearance; what has continually been occurring on the inner, is greater than the past. That's Who my God is. A God of REDEMPTION. Hallelujah, let's praise God, for He can do the impossible. OUTSIDE OF HIM, THERE IS NOTHING. ❤Colossians 1:20-22  And through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross. And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, #faith #jesus #itiswell #couragematters #hertrueworth #blessedisshe #shetheroar #graceupongrace #shereadstruth #coffeeandjesus #wordbeforeworld #christiancommunity #prayerlife #butfirstjesus #graceandgratitude #soulscripts #lampandlight #christianliving #christfollower #faithingod #faithjourney #choosejoy

My beautiful friend shared this quote with me by @johncmaxwell and I thought it was so relevant for those of us who struggle with waiting 💕Rather than focus on a goal or outcome, let’s focus on Jesus. Let’s keep our eyes locked into his, and experience the deep, maturing process of heart work. If we’re patient with the prepping, he promises us a heavenly meal. And idk about you, but I’m salivating from the smell of his savory dishes 🤤 So let’s stay hungry as we patiently wait on the master chef. Rather than settle for that microwaveable lean cuisine, let’s continue to seek the feast that fulfills.

2019-01-18 02:36   221 4

 

My beautiful friend shared this quote with me by @johncmaxwell and I thought it was so relevant for those of us who struggle with waiting 💕Rather than focus on a goal or outcome, let’s focus on Jesus. Let’s keep our eyes locked into his, and experience the deep, maturing process of heart work. If we’re patient with the prepping, he promises us a heavenly meal. And idk about you, but I’m salivating from the smell of his savory dishes 🤤 So let’s stay hungry as we patiently wait on the master chef. Rather than settle for that microwaveable lean cuisine, let’s continue to seek the feast that fulfills.

For the longest time I often felt that a walk with Christ wasn’t for me. It felt too elusive. Too complicated. Because I didn’t know much, just basics, and I felt like I was too far gone. I didn’t ‘have what it took’ to have that relationship - because I wasn’t perfect in my life performances.
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Have you wondered the same things? I have great news for you...
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-You don’t need to ‘know it all’ to have this relationship with Him.
-You are never too far gone to be with Him. -His love is always the same - unwavering and perfect
-His Love is literally the only unconditional love. You don’t have to perform in order to earn or have it.
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And best of all - you just have to start reading the Bible and praying. Make Him a priority. Pray for His understanding and guidance. Pray for courage and strength.
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I also find closeness to Him in Christian music. Seriously, just ask Alexa to play Christian music.
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The path is not hidden. It’s not a secret. It’s one set of footprints to follow - and that’s Jesus.
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How can I pray for you my sweet friend? Know He’s right there with you.

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For the longest time I often felt that a walk with Christ wasn’t for me. It felt too elusive. Too complicated. Because I didn’t know much, just basics, and I felt like I was too far gone. I didn’t ‘have what it took’ to have that relationship - because I wasn’t perfect in my life performances. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Have you wondered the same things I have great news for you... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ -You don’t need to ‘know it all’ to have this relationship with Him. -You are never too far gone to be with Him. -His love is always the same - unwavering and perfect -His Love is literally the only unconditional love. You don’t have to perform in order to earn or have it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And best of all - you just have to start reading the Bible and praying. Make Him a priority. Pray for His understanding and guidance. Pray for courage and strength. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I also find closeness to Him in Christian music. Seriously, just ask Alexa to play Christian music. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The path is not hidden. It’s not a secret. It’s one set of footprints to follow - and that’s Jesus. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How can I pray for you my sweet friend Know He’s right there with you.

What is your goal for 2019?! I've decided to turn my frustrations into inspiration and motivation. To work smarter and not harder. To put aside fear and just go for it. 
Okay, that was more than one goal. 😂
I want to know yours! Comment below! 👇👍😁
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What is your goal for 2019! I've decided to turn my frustrations into inspiration and motivation. To work smarter and not harder. To put aside fear and just go for it. Okay, that was more than one goal. 😂 I want to know yours! Comment below! 👇👍😁 . . . . . . #christiamom #mompreneur #wahm #sahm #etsyshop #etsyseller #creativebiz #meetthemaker #handmadeseller #handmadeshop #homedecor #graceuppngrace #momlife #artist #momsinbusiness #businessmom #christiancreative #gritandvirtue #thatsdarling #flashesofdelight #persuepretty #shepaintstruth #goodnewsfeed #scriptureart #shewritestruth #itiswell #womenintheword #mybhg #homedecor #signmaker

If you would’ve told 15 year old me that I’d be almost 26 & still unmarried, I would have been absolutely devastated. My biggest dream ever since I was a little girl was to get married super young (at 20) & start having kids young. And to be fully honest, sometimes I do feel devastated. A few months ago, the realization hit me that my dream of getting married “super young” wasn’t going to come true, & I honestly had to grieve what felt like the death of that dream (my enneagram type 4 personality is coming out strong here 🙈).
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Don’t misunderstand, I know my dream to get married will happen. But my dream to get married as young as I hoped will not (I’m not 20 anymore 🤷🏻‍♀️).
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First, let me make it clear that I’m not writing this to get sympathy.
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I’m writing this to my single friends who are longing to get married, and are hurting, devastated, & confused. You’ve watched all your friends get married. You’ve opened your heart to a new relationship only to get hurt again. You’ve struggled with feeling like no one seems to be even looking your way. You’ve wondered where are other godly singles (& do they even exist)? And you’ve probably wondered where is God. And maybe you’ve wondered if you’ve screwed it up & this is punishment. I get it. I know what you’re struggling with. I’ve wondered all those things, just read my journal (kidding, please don’t 😂).
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I’m running out of space, but I just wanted to let you know someone gets it. Your struggles as a single are real. Whether you’re 20, 25 or 35, the struggle is the same. Being single at 22 was just as hard as it is for me now, just in a different way. But don’t give up. Take your pain and disappointment to Jesus, He can handle it. Your story isn’t over. Someone will choose you, God has not abandoned you, & this season won’t last forever. I’ve learned to truly love being single, even in the midst of the struggle of being single. With Jesus, we can take it one day at a time, & keep living the heck outa life while we wait to see the faithfulness of God manifest into our future spouse, because it will!

2019-01-18 02:05   69 6

 

If you would’ve told 15 year old me that I’d be almost 26 & still unmarried, I would have been absolutely devastated. My biggest dream ever since I was a little girl was to get married super young (at 20) & start having kids young. And to be fully honest, sometimes I do feel devastated. A few months ago, the realization hit me that my dream of getting married “super young” wasn’t going to come true, & I honestly had to grieve what felt like the death of that dream (my enneagram type 4 personality is coming out strong here 🙈). • Don’t misunderstand, I know my dream to get married will happen. But my dream to get married as young as I hoped will not (I’m not 20 anymore 🤷🏻‍♀️). • First, let me make it clear that I’m not writing this to get sympathy. • I’m writing this to my single friends who are longing to get married, and are hurting, devastated, & confused. You’ve watched all your friends get married. You’ve opened your heart to a new relationship only to get hurt again. You’ve struggled with feeling like no one seems to be even looking your way. You’ve wondered where are other godly singles (& do they even exist) And you’ve probably wondered where is God. And maybe you’ve wondered if you’ve screwed it up & this is punishment. I get it. I know what you’re struggling with. I’ve wondered all those things, just read my journal (kidding, please don’t 😂). • I’m running out of space, but I just wanted to let you know someone gets it. Your struggles as a single are real. Whether you’re 20, 25 or 35, the struggle is the same. Being single at 22 was just as hard as it is for me now, just in a different way. But don’t give up. Take your pain and disappointment to Jesus, He can handle it. Your story isn’t over. Someone will choose you, God has not abandoned you, & this season won’t last forever. I’ve learned to truly love being single, even in the midst of the struggle of being single. With Jesus, we can take it one day at a time, & keep living the heck outa life while we wait to see the faithfulness of God manifest into our future spouse, because it will!

Don't despise the trials that may discover your graces.⠀
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We don't tend to see beauty in the rubble. The haziness of one trouble after another makes the pieces of wisdom that will be gathered afterward hard to recognize.⠀
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The pains, with still more ground to be run, are digging up strength in the Lord that only God knew the assigned trial would accomplish in you.⠀
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There are graces being discovered, dear sister.⠀
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Daughters in Christ don't come out of the dirt the same. God's love wouldn't allow us to go through anything that wouldn't cause us to come up more Christ-like.⠀
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Humility. Greater love for God. Greater love for people. There is a beauty that is coming from what looked liked ashes.⠀
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Don't be discouraged from what feels like forever and what looks like impossible. It all passed through the loving hands of God.⠀
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Continue to ask for help every day, and He will sustain you. This is all for good! There are some blessings that only come through trial!⠀
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Don't despise the trials that may discover your graces.⠀ •⠀ We don't tend to see beauty in the rubble. The haziness of one trouble after another makes the pieces of wisdom that will be gathered afterward hard to recognize.⠀ •⠀ The pains, with still more ground to be run, are digging up strength in the Lord that only God knew the assigned trial would accomplish in you.⠀ •⠀ There are graces being discovered, dear sister.⠀ •⠀ Daughters in Christ don't come out of the dirt the same. God's love wouldn't allow us to go through anything that wouldn't cause us to come up more Christ-like.⠀ •⠀ Humility. Greater love for God. Greater love for people. There is a beauty that is coming from what looked liked ashes.⠀ •⠀ Don't be discouraged from what feels like forever and what looks like impossible. It all passed through the loving hands of God.⠀ •⠀ Continue to ask for help every day, and He will sustain you. This is all for good! There are some blessings that only come through trial!⠀ •⠀ #trippingtowardschrist

I had a friend hand write this on my Bible a few years ago (shout out to @sammylizzadams) and it still wrecks me. 
God doesn’t care how we look, feel or about the mistakes we’ve made today. He doesn’t care that you are angry, hurt, broken or all of the above. His character is one so deeply rooted in love he wants us to come as we are. All the mess set right at his feet. He wants you to sit on the swinging bench. He wants you to tell Him about life. He wants you to let it all out then trust it all in His hands. He wants all of life with you, not just the highlights. 
So go as you are, meet Him today.

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I had a friend hand write this on my Bible a few years ago (shout out to @sammylizzadams) and it still wrecks me. God doesn’t care how we look, feel or about the mistakes we’ve made today. He doesn’t care that you are angry, hurt, broken or all of the above. His character is one so deeply rooted in love he wants us to come as we are. All the mess set right at his feet. He wants you to sit on the swinging bench. He wants you to tell Him about life. He wants you to let it all out then trust it all in His hands. He wants all of life with you, not just the highlights. So go as you are, meet Him today.

To the elementary student who wondered why she had no friends ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣
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To the high school student who might as well have been invisible➡️ I’ve been there⁣
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To the college student who thought she had to drink herself silly to be liked ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣
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To the young professional who was so weighed down in student loan debt she couldn’t breathe ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣
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To the girl who went to a wedding and couldn’t zip her dress ➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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To the girl who basked in self hate rather than self love ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣
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To the wife who didn’t know how to run a household, have a job and be a mom➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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To the stepmom who never felt good enough to be a stepmom and was so worried about being an “evil stepmom”➡️ I’ve been there.⁣
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To the new mom who ate her cereal with orange juice instead of milk because she was just SO tired➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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To the working mom who didn’t get to see their daughter at all that day, was gone from sun up to sun down➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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To the pregnant mom who couldn’t peel herself off the floor to play with her 15 month baby➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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To the NICU mom who couldn’t hold up her own weight due to overwhelming anxiety, stress and FEAR➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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To the mom who couldn’t look in the mirror at herself because she just wanted to cry when she saw her body ➡️I’ve been there.⁣
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I’ve been you. But two years ago I said yes to this coaching gig and have never looked back.⁣
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I’m not saying coaching will change your life immediately. But when you wake up everyday to an amazing group of women cheering for you, supporting you and loving you for who you are you will start to see small changes and those small changes will grow into big, life altering changes.⁣
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When you help others change their lives, suddenly life seems more meaningful.😘😘😘

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To the elementary student who wondered why she had no friends ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the high school student who might as well have been invisible➡️ I’ve been there⁣ ⁣ To the college student who thought she had to drink herself silly to be liked ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the young professional who was so weighed down in student loan debt she couldn’t breathe ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the girl who went to a wedding and couldn’t zip her dress ➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the girl who basked in self hate rather than self love ➡️ I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the wife who didn’t know how to run a household, have a job and be a mom➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the stepmom who never felt good enough to be a stepmom and was so worried about being an “evil stepmom”➡️ I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the new mom who ate her cereal with orange juice instead of milk because she was just SO tired➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the working mom who didn’t get to see their daughter at all that day, was gone from sun up to sun down➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the pregnant mom who couldn’t peel herself off the floor to play with her 15 month baby➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the NICU mom who couldn’t hold up her own weight due to overwhelming anxiety, stress and FEAR➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ To the mom who couldn’t look in the mirror at herself because she just wanted to cry when she saw her body ➡️I’ve been there.⁣ ⁣ I’ve been you. But two years ago I said yes to this coaching gig and have never looked back.⁣ ⁣ I’m not saying coaching will change your life immediately. But when you wake up everyday to an amazing group of women cheering for you, supporting you and loving you for who you are you will start to see small changes and those small changes will grow into big, life altering changes.⁣ ⁣ When you help others change their lives, suddenly life seems more meaningful.😘😘😘

Watch "Talking with Tanya 2019.13" on YouTube http://ow.ly/um2W30nix2z #LidsOff2019 Like, comment & share fam. Messgae apparel available @ shop.tanyajmiller.com.

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Watch "Talking with Tanya 2019.13" on YouTube http://ow.ly/um2W30nix2z #LidsOff2019 Like, comment & share fam. Messgae apparel available @ shop.tanyajmiller.com.

I am so thankful for the amount of support and love I received about the It’s Time For Jesus devotional, but I need to admit something:
😭Instead of celebrating, being happy and proud - I spiraled.
🤨One bad review, one post not liked, one pat on the back not received and I ended up crying!
🤦🏽‍♀️It was so silly & I’m thankful for the people in my life who speak truth. ☕️So today I cheers my coffee to you, my friend. I’m focusing on the good. Thank you for cheering me on, for being on board, & being my people!
😍🍾 #itstimeforjesusdevo
📸 @laurajamesphoto

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I am so thankful for the amount of support and love I received about the It’s Time For Jesus devotional, but I need to admit something: 😭Instead of celebrating, being happy and proud - I spiraled. 🤨One bad review, one post not liked, one pat on the back not received and I ended up crying! 🤦🏽‍♀️It was so silly & I’m thankful for the people in my life who speak truth. ☕️So today I cheers my coffee to you, my friend. I’m focusing on the good. Thank you for cheering me on, for being on board, & being my people! 😍🍾 #itstimeforjesusdevo 📸 @laurajamesphoto

See you tomorrow morning for CORE (pending no snow 🤞🏼🤞🏼) FRI // 7AM // A13 #CLabovethenoise📣

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See you tomorrow morning for CORE (pending no snow 🤞🏼🤞🏼) FRI // 7AM // A13 #CLabovethenoise📣

This verse comes right after Jesus exhorts us to not worry about material things: what we will eat, drink, or wear. I've struggled with materialism and thinking that if I just had that dress, or that essential oil, or that cool alarm clock, THEN I will be happy. Because of this, I've struggled with trusting that God will provide for me.

Sure, if you had asked me if I believed God would provide for me, I would have definitely said yes. But that wasn't how I lived. I lived with anxiety over money, fear when my income was lower than normal, or stress when the utility bill was unexpectedly high that month. 
What changed? 
Two things: 1) I prayed. I prayed and asked God to help me with this area of weakness in my life. And 2) I fought. When I felt the anxiety bubbling up, when I started to feel desperate, I chose to trust God's provision. I chose to rest in His goodness and care. 
I still struggle in this area, but the good thing is that I STRUGGLE--I fight. The other weekend I heard someone say, "You can't call it a struggle if you're not fighting! What you mean by saying you struggle with X, is that you're letting your sin rule you. You're letting it wash over you. You can only say you struggle with sin if you fight it." So here I am: fighting to seek the Kingdom first. Failing often, but learning and growing and being caught in God's grace. Will you join me?

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This verse comes right after Jesus exhorts us to not worry about material things: what we will eat, drink, or wear. I've struggled with materialism and thinking that if I just had that dress, or that essential oil, or that cool alarm clock, THEN I will be happy. Because of this, I've struggled with trusting that God will provide for me. Sure, if you had asked me if I believed God would provide for me, I would have definitely said yes. But that wasn't how I lived. I lived with anxiety over money, fear when my income was lower than normal, or stress when the utility bill was unexpectedly high that month. What changed Two things: 1) I prayed. I prayed and asked God to help me with this area of weakness in my life. And 2) I fought. When I felt the anxiety bubbling up, when I started to feel desperate, I chose to trust God's provision. I chose to rest in His goodness and care. I still struggle in this area, but the good thing is that I STRUGGLE--I fight. The other weekend I heard someone say, "You can't call it a struggle if you're not fighting! What you mean by saying you struggle with X, is that you're letting your sin rule you. You're letting it wash over you. You can only say you struggle with sin if you fight it." So here I am: fighting to seek the Kingdom first. Failing often, but learning and growing and being caught in God's grace. Will you join me

The Jesus Is My Anchor ring will be restocked tomorrow morning at 7AM! 👏😍

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The Jesus Is My Anchor ring will be restocked tomorrow morning at 7AM! 👏😍

T R U S T: it is a hard thing for me. I grew up in a family where you didn’t share. Kinda of a what happens here stays here but that taught me to not trust as easily. I like to be safe and comfortable. Who doesn’t? Over the years I have grown to understand God can be trusted and always has my best intentions in mind. I only need to be available and empty my heart of my intentions to hear and see God’s answer and guidance. 🕊 Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
Let me walk upon the waters
Wherever You would call me
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
And my faith will be made stronger
In the presence of my Savior.  #handmadeknitsbytracy

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T R U S T: it is a hard thing for me. I grew up in a family where you didn’t share. Kinda of a what happens here stays here but that taught me to not trust as easily. I like to be safe and comfortable. Who doesn’t Over the years I have grown to understand God can be trusted and always has my best intentions in mind. I only need to be available and empty my heart of my intentions to hear and see God’s answer and guidance. 🕊 Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders Let me walk upon the waters Wherever You would call me Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander And my faith will be made stronger In the presence of my Savior. #handmadeknitsbytracy

I took you from the ends of the earth, from its farthest corners I called you. I said, ‘You are my servant’; I have chosen you and have not rejected you. So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:9-10

Leave everything in God’s hands and eventually you’ll see God’s hand in everything.

Place your fear in the hands of the One whose hand calmed the sea, and He will calm your heart.

Leave your hurt in the hands of the One whose hand gave sight to the the blind, and He will heal your wounded heart.

Put your financial desires in the hands of the One who owns everything, and He will give you peace and security.

Put your personal view in the hands of the One whose perspective is perfect and He will give you clarity.

What do you hold—even loosely—that you need to place in the hands of your heavenly Father?

Much love,
Team CWIB xx

PS. Ready to align your business with God this year. We have a perfect community to help you do that 😉 we'd love to invite you to become a member😍 Link in bio.

 #sheworksHisway #graceupongrace #sheiscalled #graceovergrind #shereadstruth #lampandlight #itiswell #soulscripts #faithblogger #christianblogger #propelwomen #hopespoken #risingtidesociety #gritandvirtue #weareunreveiled #communityovercompetition #femaleentrepreneur #womeninministry #womenonamission #christianwomeninbusiness #christianwomen #womeninbusiness #womensupportingwomen #sheislight #CWIB #activate #coffeecupgospel #wellwateredwomen #wordbeforeworld

2019-01-17 21:41   97 2

 

I took you from the ends of the earth, from its farthest corners I called you. I said, ‘You are my servant’; I have chosen you and have not rejected you. So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:9-10 Leave everything in God’s hands and eventually you’ll see God’s hand in everything. Place your fear in the hands of the One whose hand calmed the sea, and He will calm your heart. Leave your hurt in the hands of the One whose hand gave sight to the the blind, and He will heal your wounded heart. Put your financial desires in the hands of the One who owns everything, and He will give you peace and security. Put your personal view in the hands of the One whose perspective is perfect and He will give you clarity. What do you hold—even loosely—that you need to place in the hands of your heavenly Father Much love, Team CWIB xx PS. Ready to align your business with God this year. We have a perfect community to help you do that 😉 we'd love to invite you to become a member😍 Link in bio. #sheworksHisway #graceupongrace #sheiscalled #graceovergrind #shereadstruth #lampandlight #itiswell #soulscripts #faithblogger #christianblogger #propelwomen #hopespoken #risingtidesociety #gritandvirtue #weareunreveiled #communityovercompetition #femaleentrepreneur #womeninministry #womenonamission #christianwomeninbusiness #christianwomen #womeninbusiness #womensupportingwomen #sheislight #CWIB #activate #coffeecupgospel #wellwateredwomen #wordbeforeworld

She’s always been my biggest supporter. My go-to to vent. She’s my perspective I need in my life. I love my sister.
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She really dug into personal development before I did. So she understands my growth in a way and encourages it.
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And she gets how this business has given me the opportunity to grow great confidence.
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But she’s that perspective that says, ‘I need us to talk about something else.’
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And she helps me realize that I need more discipline in my boundaries. Because she knows I love hard and go all in. And it’s easy...SO EASY... to keep on scrolling and slip out of productiveness.
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And it’s so nice because it’s 100% doable. This business is simple. And all I *need* to do are daily tasks that take between 30-60 min a day.
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All I do is love on people and empower them with resources and tools. Then I love on me in personal development and love on Jesus in it all + in my Bible. That’s it.
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That’s it.
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I sure am a lucky one that she reminds me of that. Not everyone gets to have a sister like mine. But I do, and I’m blessed. ❤️
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Ps - Reach out and let’s get you plugged into a video that shows how ridiculously simple this is and how you can do it too. ☺️

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She’s always been my biggest supporter. My go-to to vent. She’s my perspective I need in my life. I love my sister. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She really dug into personal development before I did. So she understands my growth in a way and encourages it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And she gets how this business has given me the opportunity to grow great confidence. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But she’s that perspective that says, ‘I need us to talk about something else.’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And she helps me realize that I need more discipline in my boundaries. Because she knows I love hard and go all in. And it’s easy...SO EASY... to keep on scrolling and slip out of productiveness. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And it’s so nice because it’s 100% doable. This business is simple. And all I *need* to do are daily tasks that take between 30-60 min a day. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ All I do is love on people and empower them with resources and tools. Then I love on me in personal development and love on Jesus in it all + in my Bible. That’s it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ That’s it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I sure am a lucky one that she reminds me of that. Not everyone gets to have a sister like mine. But I do, and I’m blessed. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Ps - Reach out and let’s get you plugged into a video that shows how ridiculously simple this is and how you can do it too. ☺️

It’s giveaway time! 😊📖✨ @summertelban is graciously hosting a giveaway of my book on her blog, Coffee With Summer. It’s so fun and uplifting to connect with other sisters, and I’m thrilled to have my first giveaway at her place. She’s included my book in her recent post, “12 Daily Habits to Boost Your Mood.” So hop over to her home on the web and check it out if you’re looking to get your hands on a copy of The Heart-Home Builder 💗

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It’s giveaway time! 😊📖✨ @summertelban is graciously hosting a giveaway of my book on her blog, Coffee With Summer. It’s so fun and uplifting to connect with other sisters, and I’m thrilled to have my first giveaway at her place. She’s included my book in her recent post, “12 Daily Habits to Boost Your Mood.” So hop over to her home on the web and check it out if you’re looking to get your hands on a copy of The Heart-Home Builder 💗

I want to give a shout out to all the hard working mama’s and women. Whether you are an entrepreneur, stay at home mama, working mama, work at home mama, or an empowered woman - YOU are doing a good job. With all the day to day tasks, to do lists, and goals - it can be tough. Whether you’ve crossed everything off of your to-do list or only one thing was checked off. You are doing a good job. Did you just binge watch Netflix? At least you had a good time. Does your house look like a tornado came through? At least your children are happy. At the end of the day just remember, your worth isn’t measure by how much you get done or how many goals you complete. ❤️You are worth it❤️

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I want to give a shout out to all the hard working mama’s and women. Whether you are an entrepreneur, stay at home mama, working mama, work at home mama, or an empowered woman - YOU are doing a good job. With all the day to day tasks, to do lists, and goals - it can be tough. Whether you’ve crossed everything off of your to-do list or only one thing was checked off. You are doing a good job. Did you just binge watch Netflix At least you had a good time. Does your house look like a tornado came through At least your children are happy. At the end of the day just remember, your worth isn’t measure by how much you get done or how many goals you complete. ❤️You are worth it❤️

Meet the lovely contributors to iola magazine - even in the deep issue.
These women have written articles that will encourage you in your own life as they share stories, hope and honesty with you.
Swipe for our lovely photo contributors who have brought beautiful imagery to compliment and provide soul food for this issue.
Iola living life well even in the deep is available now.
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Meet the lovely contributors to iola magazine - even in the deep issue. These women have written articles that will encourage you in your own life as they share stories, hope and honesty with you. Swipe for our lovely photo contributors who have brought beautiful imagery to compliment and provide soul food for this issue. Iola living life well even in the deep is available now. 🌱 #iolamag #hopewriters #soulcare #hopewriters #cultivatewhatmatters #wholeheartedliving #livewithintention #renewyourmind #mindfulmoment #womenlivingwell #giveyourselfgrace #dreamchasers #faithoverfear #faithinspired #christianmagazine #christianwoman #christianliving #itiswell #faithinspired #gracemakers #chooselovely #shelaughs #womenoffaith #pursuewhatislovely #liveauthentic #shereadstruth #livesimply #authenticliving

As a mom, my hobbies include making grocery lists based on my meal plan and then forgetting them and trying to remember everything while I’m in the grocery shop and failing miserably. •
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As a mom, my hobbies include making grocery lists based on my meal plan and then forgetting them and trying to remember everything while I’m in the grocery shop and failing miserably. • #lovelysquares #bedeeplyrooted #christiancreative #sheislight #jesusgirl #letteryourfaith #thecaptivatingwoman #thepointedlife #gracemakers #goodnewsfeed #shestitchestruth #pursuewhatislovely #agodlylady #propelwomen #butfirstjesus #gratefulthankfulblessed #givemeJesus #lampandlight #itiswell #itiswellwithmysoul

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Proverbs 18:10 Amplified Bible⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "The name of the Lord is a strong tower;⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The righteous runs to it and is safe and set on high [far above evil]."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Psalm 61:3 Amplified Bible⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "For You have been a shelter and a refuge for me,⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A strong tower against the enemy."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Did you know that you can run into Jesus when the enemy attacks and you will be safe⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ These two scripture references depict this very well. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Are you skillful at doing this or do you need to practice⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Talk to God today and leave your comments below. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #PRAYERWARRIOR #WOMANOFFAITH #LOVEINTENTIONALLY #LIFELIVEDBEAUTIFULLY #LIVINGWITHINTENTION #YOUBELONG #GRACEUPONGRACE #HOPESPOKEN #PROPELWOMEN #SOULSCRIPTS #ITISWELL #PROVERBS31 #P31WOMAN #SHEREADSTRUTH #GRITANDVIRTUE #RISINGTIDESOCIETY #DARINGGREATLY #FAITHDRIVEN #WELLNESS #MINISTRY #BEMORE #PURPOSE #STRONGEREVERYDAY #HELPOTHERS #GIVEBACK #INSPIRATION #PRAYITFORWARD #BIBLE #BIBLEGRAM #GODFIRST

Call me crazy, but something happens deep inside my heart when I walk into a cute coffee shop. ☕️ I come alive & suddenly I’m filled with hope, anticipation, motivation & discipline. 💫

There is magic present in these lil’ nooks & crannies of the world! 🌎

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Call me crazy, but something happens deep inside my heart when I walk into a cute coffee shop. ☕️ I come alive & suddenly I’m filled with hope, anticipation, motivation & discipline. 💫 There is magic present in these lil’ nooks & crannies of the world! 🌎

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Often times, in the midst of my anxiety, I don’t feel like thinking on things above. I want to remain in my anxious thoughts because it’s so much easier than battling it. But God calls me to think on something higher. Whether or not we feel like it, we need to choose to guard our thoughts with the things of Philippians 4:8.

But as a believer, I am called to, “destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV). As a Christian, I am to, “Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory” (Colossians 3:1-4). My anxious thoughts are not obedient to Philippians 4:8, 2 Corinthians 10:5, or Colossians 3:1-4. I don’t know if my anxious, “What ifs” are true. My fears that distrust God are against the knowledge of God as revealed in Scripture. My worries about what others think of me are earthly. 
My anxious thoughts disobey God. Sometimes it doesn’t make me feel better right away, but it is obedient to God, and though it’s more work to take my thoughts captive, that is what God has called me to do.

How do you practically seek to put on thoughts from above rather than sinful or anxious ones?

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Often times, in the midst of my anxiety, I don’t feel like thinking on things above. I want to remain in my anxious thoughts because it’s so much easier than battling it. But God calls me to think on something higher. Whether or not we feel like it, we need to choose to guard our thoughts with the things of Philippians 4:8. But as a believer, I am called to, “destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV). As a Christian, I am to, “Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory” (Colossians 3:1-4). My anxious thoughts are not obedient to Philippians 4:8, 2 Corinthians 10:5, or Colossians 3:1-4. I don’t know if my anxious, “What ifs” are true. My fears that distrust God are against the knowledge of God as revealed in Scripture. My worries about what others think of me are earthly. My anxious thoughts disobey God. Sometimes it doesn’t make me feel better right away, but it is obedient to God, and though it’s more work to take my thoughts captive, that is what God has called me to do. How do you practically seek to put on thoughts from above rather than sinful or anxious ones

How often do you ask yourself, what’s for dinner? Head over to our blog as we share on “Forgotten Meals: Seeing God in the Ordinary”. We pray that it encourages your spirit in times where prayers seem routine, worship seems like background noise and God’s word seems dry 🙏🏻 #itiswell #forgottenmeals #liturgyoftheordinary #encouragment

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How often do you ask yourself, what’s for dinner Head over to our blog as we share on “Forgotten Meals: Seeing God in the Ordinary”. We pray that it encourages your spirit in times where prayers seem routine, worship seems like background noise and God’s word seems dry 🙏🏻 #itiswell #forgottenmeals #liturgyoftheordinary #encouragment

I’m hopeful. There’s been a lot of yuck in the last several months but I have a renewed sense of hope as of late; thanks to prayer journaling, friends reminding me of truth and the meds the psychiatrist has prescribed for PTSD (related to the boating accident in July). I’m happy. Survivors guilt left me feeling like happiness wasn’t something in my grasp. Thanks to a great therapist and EMDR, I am moving past that mindset and it feels good.

I’m focused. I’m alive and I’m not going to waste my days. That doesn’t mean I’m laser focused on productivity, like my 1w2 self wants to be but rather I’m leaning into the moment and whatever the day may bring. It also means I’m writing again and pursuing things in line with my passions and gifts. 
I’m grateful. Despite the yuck, I am a blessed woman. God has been good to me and I daily count my blessings and treasure them close to my heart. 
Mood| @hopewriters IG challenge 
 #hopewriterlife #mymood #itiswell #blessed

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I’m hopeful. There’s been a lot of yuck in the last several months but I have a renewed sense of hope as of late; thanks to prayer journaling, friends reminding me of truth and the meds the psychiatrist has prescribed for PTSD (related to the boating accident in July). I’m happy. Survivors guilt left me feeling like happiness wasn’t something in my grasp. Thanks to a great therapist and EMDR, I am moving past that mindset and it feels good. I’m focused. I’m alive and I’m not going to waste my days. That doesn’t mean I’m laser focused on productivity, like my 1w2 self wants to be but rather I’m leaning into the moment and whatever the day may bring. It also means I’m writing again and pursuing things in line with my passions and gifts. I’m grateful. Despite the yuck, I am a blessed woman. God has been good to me and I daily count my blessings and treasure them close to my heart. Mood| @hopewriters IG challenge #hopewriterlife #mymood #itiswell #blessed

Satisfaction: confident acceptance of something as being satisfactory, dependable, true. // This isn't something I'd say I have a lot of, and I think the problem is because I'm utterly terrified to fail. I hate it. I don't like the idea of letting people down, not meeting expectations, or even worse actually letting people down. I live in this constant state, in my head, where I'm just trying to be this idea I have of who I need to be. 
That's not good. It makes me fearful of basically everything. Sure, I might not look that way because, "Oh, she's doing this, and this, and this." Truth is, yeah I might be doing those things, but most of the time I'm doing them out of fear. 
It's hard for me to be content because I feel this pressure to be perfect and do everything, to be the best and have the answers. 
I'm not. I don't have the answers. I'm a mess. I'm afraid. I don't want to be, but I am. 
Last week, I began a heavy load semester along with a full time job. It's not super serious, I know, but the total thought of fitting any photo shoots or calligraphy projects stresses me out. All I can think about is what I won't be able to do and who I'm going to let down. I should be excited for pursuing my dream, but instead I'm here again putting pressure on myself to do more, check off my list and be perfect; I'm not. 
But, you know what, that's ok. I bet I'm gonna learn something. At the end, I’ll look back and see it wasn’t all that bad, I’ll look and see the view Jesus had for me was satisfying all along and it’ll all work out.

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Satisfaction: confident acceptance of something as being satisfactory, dependable, true. // This isn't something I'd say I have a lot of, and I think the problem is because I'm utterly terrified to fail. I hate it. I don't like the idea of letting people down, not meeting expectations, or even worse actually letting people down. I live in this constant state, in my head, where I'm just trying to be this idea I have of who I need to be. That's not good. It makes me fearful of basically everything. Sure, I might not look that way because, "Oh, she's doing this, and this, and this." Truth is, yeah I might be doing those things, but most of the time I'm doing them out of fear. It's hard for me to be content because I feel this pressure to be perfect and do everything, to be the best and have the answers. I'm not. I don't have the answers. I'm a mess. I'm afraid. I don't want to be, but I am. Last week, I began a heavy load semester along with a full time job. It's not super serious, I know, but the total thought of fitting any photo shoots or calligraphy projects stresses me out. All I can think about is what I won't be able to do and who I'm going to let down. I should be excited for pursuing my dream, but instead I'm here again putting pressure on myself to do more, check off my list and be perfect; I'm not. But, you know what, that's ok. I bet I'm gonna learn something. At the end, I’ll look back and see it wasn’t all that bad, I’ll look and see the view Jesus had for me was satisfying all along and it’ll all work out.

Don't let the sorrows of today, stop you from winning in your future. 🔥🙏🏻 Isaiah 40:31 
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

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Don't let the sorrows of today, stop you from winning in your future. 🔥🙏🏻 Isaiah 40:31  But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. #faith #jesus #itiswell #couragematters #hertrueworth #blessedisshe #shetheroar #graceupongrace #shereadstruth #coffeeandjesus #wordbeforeworld #christiancommunity #prayerlife #butfirstjesus #graceandgratitude #soulscripts #lampandlight #christianliving #christfollower #faithingod #faithjourney #choosejoy

We all need this reminder from time to time ✨🧡 // 📷: @morganharpernichols

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We all need this reminder from time to time ✨🧡 // 📷: @morganharpernichols

Today has been a very peaceful feeling day. Even though there were so many things that would normally niggle at me until I just explode, I'm learning to give it up to God and keep His grace and peace about me. 
Lately I've been praying for God to reveal what He wants to say to me, then cracking my bible open to a random page to see what He says, today I read Zechariah 4 and verse 10 really stood out to me, since I am rebuilding His temple in me, and the fact He rejoices in these small beginnings is pure joy and amazing!
Yoga today was messy, but isn't it always?! Its sooo gooood! Still trying to figure out the best angle to get so I can see and compare progress and Instagram cuts off the edges of the frame when I film sideways so you cant see nearly as much as i can in this video, but it's a learning process as is the yoga. I bought a strap today too, so I got to play around with that today.

 #holyyoga #yogaforeverybody #itiswell #livevertical #fatgirlyoga #yogapracticenotyogaperfect #yogalove #zechariah410 #smallbeginnings #exponentialgrowth

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Today has been a very peaceful feeling day. Even though there were so many things that would normally niggle at me until I just explode, I'm learning to give it up to God and keep His grace and peace about me. Lately I've been praying for God to reveal what He wants to say to me, then cracking my bible open to a random page to see what He says, today I read Zechariah 4 and verse 10 really stood out to me, since I am rebuilding His temple in me, and the fact He rejoices in these small beginnings is pure joy and amazing! Yoga today was messy, but isn't it always! Its sooo gooood! Still trying to figure out the best angle to get so I can see and compare progress and Instagram cuts off the edges of the frame when I film sideways so you cant see nearly as much as i can in this video, but it's a learning process as is the yoga. I bought a strap today too, so I got to play around with that today. #holyyoga #yogaforeverybody #itiswell #livevertical #fatgirlyoga #yogapracticenotyogaperfect #yogalove #zechariah410 #smallbeginnings #exponentialgrowth

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16⠀
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Thanks to what Jesus Christ did on the cross we can come boldly before the throne of God. This means we can stand firm on God’s promise that he meets us in our prayer time. Even Jesus himself tells us to pray and ask for the things we want and need:⠀
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“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” Matthew 7:7-9⠀
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The Bible tells us that it’s God’s will for us to pray. If you want to know more about how you can pray for something read my latest blog post where I share my best tips. Link in bio 💕

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Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16⠀ .⠀ Thanks to what Jesus Christ did on the cross we can come boldly before the throne of God. This means we can stand firm on God’s promise that he meets us in our prayer time. Even Jesus himself tells us to pray and ask for the things we want and need:⠀ .⠀ “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” Matthew 7:7-9⠀ .⠀ The Bible tells us that it’s God’s will for us to pray. If you want to know more about how you can pray for something read my latest blog post where I share my best tips. Link in bio 💕

Alright, some real talk comin’ atcha today, friends. This oily stuff? Totally not even on my radar until recently. Like, not even a LITTLE. I always had a plan for my life. Play sports, get a scholarship, get a degree, go to grad school, become a therapist. And that’s what I did. And truly, I love it.⠀
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But when I fell in love with oils, I began to see the potential for my life if I pursued this oily business, and how I could follow both passions. I started sharing my love of oils with family and friends, and all of a sudden, my own orders were paid for! Then, I was making enough to cover gas and food. And my mind was made up. ⠀
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But still...network marketing? I’ve never had a sales job in MY LIFE! Never. All my jobs have been therapy-related...helping people and their families with various mental illnesses. And thennnn...I realized sharing my love of Essential Oils was also just helping people and their families! Helping them remove toxins from their home, sharing with them products that are safe for their little ones, AND much like my therapeutic work where I approach individuals holistically (mentally, physically, spiritually), essential oils work to support each person’s health - physically, mentally, and spiritually.⠀
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I began to see a new future for myself. One where I could make money, REAL money (swipe to see the income potential), enough to be able to provide therapy for FREE to individuals who couldn’t afford it. I could pursue both of my dreams.⠀
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So what’s your life plan, friend?? Maybe you’re looking for a side hustle, some part-time supplemental work, or a full-time brand new career. Let’s do this together. Follow some DREAMS with me. Believe in yourself. ⠀
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Our team is doing a Business Sneak Peek event TONIGHT at 8pm CT. If you want in, drop an emoji below if you want in!! ❤️❤️

2019-01-17 18:35   19 1

 

Alright, some real talk comin’ atcha today, friends. This oily stuff Totally not even on my radar until recently. Like, not even a LITTLE. I always had a plan for my life. Play sports, get a scholarship, get a degree, go to grad school, become a therapist. And that’s what I did. And truly, I love it.⠀ ⠀ But when I fell in love with oils, I began to see the potential for my life if I pursued this oily business, and how I could follow both passions. I started sharing my love of oils with family and friends, and all of a sudden, my own orders were paid for! Then, I was making enough to cover gas and food. And my mind was made up. ⠀ ⠀ But still...network marketing I’ve never had a sales job in MY LIFE! Never. All my jobs have been therapy-related...helping people and their families with various mental illnesses. And thennnn...I realized sharing my love of Essential Oils was also just helping people and their families! Helping them remove toxins from their home, sharing with them products that are safe for their little ones, AND much like my therapeutic work where I approach individuals holistically (mentally, physically, spiritually), essential oils work to support each person’s health - physically, mentally, and spiritually.⠀ ⠀ I began to see a new future for myself. One where I could make money, REAL money (swipe to see the income potential), enough to be able to provide therapy for FREE to individuals who couldn’t afford it. I could pursue both of my dreams.⠀ ⠀ So what’s your life plan, friend Maybe you’re looking for a side hustle, some part-time supplemental work, or a full-time brand new career. Let’s do this together. Follow some DREAMS with me. Believe in yourself. ⠀ ⠀ Our team is doing a Business Sneak Peek event TONIGHT at 8pm CT. If you want in, drop an emoji below if you want in!! ❤️❤️

Current mood: Expectant...is that a mood?

Looking ahead to the next 12 months with open hands and an open heart. Knowing that change may come, hard things may happen, but God will be in all of it. He’s already there.

Nothing that lies ahead of us is a surprise to Him.

The hand that holds the world, holds our hearts and our futures. He promises never to leave or forsake us...even if it might feel like it sometimes.

May we expect to see His goodness and His work all around us this year. May we know Him deeper at the end of 2019 than we did at the beginning.

PS- I’m sending my actionable core values guide out into the world next week. EXPECTING God to use this tiny project that’s been on my heart for so long. If you’re on my email list, you’ll get a sneak peek. Link in bio to sign up! @hopewriters #hopewriterlife

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Current mood: Expectant...is that a mood Looking ahead to the next 12 months with open hands and an open heart. Knowing that change may come, hard things may happen, but God will be in all of it. He’s already there. Nothing that lies ahead of us is a surprise to Him. The hand that holds the world, holds our hearts and our futures. He promises never to leave or forsake us...even if it might feel like it sometimes. May we expect to see His goodness and His work all around us this year. May we know Him deeper at the end of 2019 than we did at the beginning. PS- I’m sending my actionable core values guide out into the world next week. EXPECTING God to use this tiny project that’s been on my heart for so long. If you’re on my email list, you’ll get a sneak peek. Link in bio to sign up! @hopewriters #hopewriterlife

We 💕 how our retailer @moni.newyork repurposed her Love Always Candle y adding some Sparklefly Scented Sparkle Stones. They carry our candles and an amazing selection of handmade funds for your home. Visit @moni.newyork

2019-01-17 17:51   22 1

 

We 💕 how our retailer @moni.newyork repurposed her Love Always Candle y adding some Sparklefly Scented Sparkle Stones. They carry our candles and an amazing selection of handmade funds for your home. Visit @moni.newyork

“Be the light.” -Matthew 5:14
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One thing I’ve learned is the while your situation may not always be ideal, you are still called out to be the light. We are to be the light of the world. Now of course Jesus is the light, and there will never be anyone like Jesus. Be there is a few things we can strive for in our daily lives to help be more like Jesus. 
1. Responding to a stranger with a smile 
2. Helping someone become more comfortable in a new setting. 
3. Forgive someone who has wrong you and let them know they are forgiven. Even if they don’t except or think the did anything wrong. 
4. While driving think about how you are driving your car. Tailgating? Driving too fast? Cutting people off? 
5. Be a friend. .
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 #lampandlight #soulscripts #shereadstruth #itiswell #faithblogger #womenofgod #godlywomen #savedbygrace #faithwalk #faithinjesus #propelwomen #gracealone #givemejesus #wellwateredwomen #graceupongrace

2019-01-17 17:25   16 0

 

“Be the light.” -Matthew 5:14 . . One thing I’ve learned is the while your situation may not always be ideal, you are still called out to be the light. We are to be the light of the world. Now of course Jesus is the light, and there will never be anyone like Jesus. Be there is a few things we can strive for in our daily lives to help be more like Jesus. 1. Responding to a stranger with a smile 2. Helping someone become more comfortable in a new setting. 3. Forgive someone who has wrong you and let them know they are forgiven. Even if they don’t except or think the did anything wrong. 4. While driving think about how you are driving your car. Tailgating Driving too fast Cutting people off 5. Be a friend. . . . . #lampandlight #soulscripts #shereadstruth #itiswell #faithblogger #womenofgod #godlywomen #savedbygrace #faithwalk #faithinjesus #propelwomen #gracealone #givemejesus #wellwateredwomen #graceupongrace

It turns out that if you spray enough stay spray on your face the make up will reeeally stay, haha! Tired eyes, catching up on more cleaning from the past 2 days, catching up on lost snuggles, playing coffee house music, and feeling relaxed and cozy with my little fam bam. God gives good gifts.

2019-01-17 17:11   32 1

 

It turns out that if you spray enough stay spray on your face the make up will reeeally stay, haha! Tired eyes, catching up on more cleaning from the past 2 days, catching up on lost snuggles, playing coffee house music, and feeling relaxed and cozy with my little fam bam. God gives good gifts.

God is amazing and I just love how everyday He gives me a glimpse of more and more of His love for me. My heart aches when I pour out in transparency and receive back hurt or anger, but my God knows, and He is also merciful as understands those who wrong me, and with His just love does accordingly. In my human self my vengeance is not so “Christlike”. So this scripture breaths life for me that God will defend, protect, and watch over me. But He will also Judge others with love, which is also what is best for me. I am loved!❤️ #Repost @expectamiraclehome with @get_repost
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 #Godisamazing #itiswell

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God is amazing and I just love how everyday He gives me a glimpse of more and more of His love for me. My heart aches when I pour out in transparency and receive back hurt or anger, but my God knows, and He is also merciful as understands those who wrong me, and with His just love does accordingly. In my human self my vengeance is not so “Christlike”. So this scripture breaths life for me that God will defend, protect, and watch over me. But He will also Judge others with love, which is also what is best for me. I am loved!❤️ #Repost @expectamiraclehome with @get_repost ・・・ #Godisamazing #itiswell

In case you needed to be reminded...God is able to do increasingly,exceedingly, and abundantly ABOVE all you could ask or think...Meditate, pause, breathe check in with yourself...the best part of you...the God part and know that #Itiswell #randomthoughts #inspiration #bestlife #trustyourself #trustgod

2019-01-17 15:32   35 10

 

In case you needed to be reminded...God is able to do increasingly,exceedingly, and abundantly ABOVE all you could ask or think...Meditate, pause, breathe check in with yourself...the best part of you...the God part and know that #Itiswell #randomthoughts #inspiration #bestlife #trustyourself #trustgod

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging...
The Lord Almighty is with us (Psalm 46:1-3,11 NIV)

Encourage your heart by listening to this version of this wonderful hymn by @audreyassad
youtu.be/zY5o9mP22V0
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 #itiswell 
 #jesusismysaviour 
 #whenlifeistough 
 #valleyoftheshadowofdeath 
 #hopeless
 #needinghope 
 #struggling
 #takeheart

2019-01-17 15:31   7 0

 

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging... The Lord Almighty is with us (Psalm 46:1-3,11 NIV) Encourage your heart by listening to this version of this wonderful hymn by @audreyassad youtu.be/zY5o9mP22V0 knowgrowshow.ca . . . #itiswell #jesusismysaviour #whenlifeistough #valleyoftheshadowofdeath #hopeless #needinghope #struggling #takeheart

Rich AF. 💯🖤💯
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Rich AF. 💯🖤💯 . .

Grander earth has quaked before
Moved by the sound of His voice
Seas that are shaken and stirred
Can be calmed and broken for my regard

And far be it from me to not believe
Even when my eyes can't see

And this mountain that's in front of me
Will be thrown into the midst of the sea

And through it all, through it all
My eyes are on You
And through it all, through it all
It is well

So let go my soul and trust in Him
The waves and wind still know His name
So let go my soul and trust in Him
The waves and wind still know His name
So let go my soul and trust in Him
The waves and wind still know His name
The waves and wind still know His name🎶🎵🎶🎵
 #itiswell #BethelMusic

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Grander earth has quaked before Moved by the sound of His voice Seas that are shaken and stirred Can be calmed and broken for my regard And far be it from me to not believe Even when my eyes can't see And this mountain that's in front of me Will be thrown into the midst of the sea And through it all, through it all My eyes are on You And through it all, through it all It is well So let go my soul and trust in Him The waves and wind still know His name So let go my soul and trust in Him The waves and wind still know His name So let go my soul and trust in Him The waves and wind still know His name The waves and wind still know His name🎶🎵🎶🎵 #itiswell #BethelMusic

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