I would probably have to say 2014 has been my most exciting, independent, and adventuresome year yet! It has been a refreshing change of pace from 2013 which was the most challenging year! Some of my greatest memories were made … Continue reading
So I promise a New Zealand travel blog is coming soon! I just am a bit scatterbrained lately and want to really devote a lot of time to it because it is officially one of my favorite places in the … Continue reading
In the garden I sit Surrounded by the flowers Legs outstretched Relaxed In the garden I think Surrounded by the birds Smile in place At peace In the garden I live Surrounded by blessings Heart open Worshipping The sound of … Continue reading
As I have been in college, I have found the importance of community in Christ. Along that note one of my best friends, Lauren has the brilliant idea to continue this idea in a blogging community of Christian College Bloggers!! … Continue reading
After a wonderful night’s sleep, like the best I have had in months, we ate a breakfast, splurging this time on toast and a mandarin along with a few cups of tea! I decided today was the day, I would … Continue reading
Following from yesterday’s post, it is time for Day 2 of my 3 day road trip with 3 Italian guys and myself! ….I managed to toss and turn til about 7am where I gave up and read for an hour … Continue reading
Today is one of those days that it is just appropriate to sit in the utter darkness, listening to the cars rush by, as the breeze blows through my open windows. Openness: the windows, my heart. I listen, I burst, … Continue reading
So many things have happened since last week, little things that on their own may not seem like much but together are truly are wonderful. I ate kangaroo. It has been very interesting to hear my Australian friend’s reactions to … Continue reading
River I think of the beauty around me; I shed a tear. A single stream that trickles from the river within. The soul that flows through this earthly frame. The river that longs to quench the desolate desert. The wasteland: … Continue reading
As my eyes slowly close I feel the sun beat down on my skin baking the thin layer of water off my bronzed skin. Today is so wonderful.
As I listen to the chatter of the family lying next to me, it is all in love.
As I listen to the laughter of the children playing next to me, it is all in joy.
As I listen to the beating of the heart inside of me, it is all in peace.
As I listen to the sounds of the ocean humming next to me, it is all in patience.
As I listen to the words of a friend sounding next to me, it is all in kindness.
As I listen to discipline of the parents next to me, it is all in goodness.
As I listen to the needs in my brokenness, it is all in faithfulness.
As I listen to the patter of feet running next to me, it is all in gentleness.
As I listen to the desires of my heart, it is all in self-control.
Everything about today has seemed abundant, abundant and fruitful. From a relaxing morning, a fun day on the beach, to productivity in the afternoon, wonderful conversations with my wonderful family, and a strong run. Abundance and fruitfulness must be acknowledged.