Sometimes, just by showing up, the mundane moments come to mean more than the “intentional moments.” Sometimes, the mundane just-showing-up moments are the moments that matter the most.
…somehow, I see beauty woven through the days and start feeling better
Beautiful…in His time. It’s the name of this blog. “Finding God’s beauty in the messes of my life” is my tagline, my mantra. But oh…just when I think that I’m good…that I’ve learned enough about His grace and laid down my masks and invited him into my messy life, I realize that there are so … [Read more…]
I was a young girl with big dreams. In my pre-teen years I had dreams of being a missionary in Kenya, Africa. I even had an African-themed 14th birthday party, complete with gifts of a stuffed giraffe and an African safari jumper. My best friends were these girls. We bonded while we ran like crazy … [Read more…]
Have I mentioned yet that this has been a great Christmas? This sounds vaguely familiar… Each day that passes that brings me closer to Christmas leaves me feeling more and more blessed. My husband is HOME this year. Home…for good. We got to celebrate Christmas with his family last weekend. And we will get to … [Read more…]
I texted a friend of mine a few pictures of my ball gown. There was a photograph which I didn’t like because I felt that it accentuated some parts of my figure that need some work… although the words I used in my comment to her were “back fat.” She didn’t let me get away … [Read more…]