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Be Still Moments

Finding Be Still Moments in the Outdoors |

Spending time outside is such a gift. Being surrounded by grass, trees, flowers, bugs, and fresh air makes me realize, once again, how blessed I am to live in the Pacific Northwest. I’m also reminded that I am soooo not a city girl. I crave quiet mornings, the song of birds speaking to each other, […]

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Finding Stillness by GIving Thanks |

June has been a crazy month. Full of the uncertain, the unknown, and at times downright scary moments. It has been a month full of travel, health problems galore, and big decisions to be made. It’s been a month of once again, learning to give thanks in the midst of the craziness. It’s been a

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Thankfulness is about remembering what someone has done for us. Can thankfulness be a form of worship? |

This week I started a devotional by Ann Voskamp called the, “One Thousand Gifts Devotional: Reflections on Finding Everyday Graces”. Already, there is one thing that has stood out, that we have taken the idea and the meaning of thankfulness for granted. The words thank-you is something we train our kids to say, we call

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Finding & Sharing Your Be Still Moments |

Finding stillness in the midst of life is not always easy, it fact it’s downright hard most days. So maybe we first start by finding a moment. A moment where there is peace, where the mind quiets, and you feel like you can take a few deep breaths.

It might only be a brief minute or two as you observe a small detail, a beautiful sunset, watching your child sleep, or enjoy the still of the morning with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed a new hashtag on my posts #bestillmoment. I usually find these moments on my morning walks outside with Bailey or in unexpected places. Like when I look out the window at the back of the house and get to see a Bald Eagle fly by, or when driving home after a weekend visiting my Mom and I see an usual cloud formation, flowers in bloom or the hush as I enter a wooded area.

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I actually had a different post idea planned for today… but instead pushed that out till next week. Today is New Year’s Eve and I was able to take a long weekend to unwind, get outside, and get caught up on some writing. Well at least I got the get outside part done! This was

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