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Focusing On The Wrong Things

The old stump in front of me looked like a good place to sit down and sulk. I had hiked dozens of miles in the six days prior, traversing some very difficult terrain. 574 more words


Choosing joy.

Over the past several weeks, it has been pretty quiet around here. I’ve posted a handful of things on the SHY Facebook page, but not anything that took me more than a minute to do. 596 more words

This & That

the process you wish to avoid {and an update}

You know when you go into something and are so excited (and hopeful) that it will help, that you forget about the process it takes to get to there; the other side? 819 more words




Most of us think of joy as something we capture through special activities or people that bring us a sense of joy. 1,692 more words

Carolyn Hobbs

TT: Humble Pie Donuts/Muffins/Cookies... What?

Today was a lesson in humility. I guess I asked for it, seeing as this morning in my time of prayer I asked God to show me if there were any areas of growth He wanted to open my eyes to for today. 283 more words

Transformation Thursday

I Am Enough

When people wound deeper than any knife ever could.
When it hurts to breathe.
When the pain crushes under its magnanimous weight.
When you’re told you are nothing. 166 more words


Coconut oil, sea salt, a popsicle and a curling wand later...

You never know what you’re going to get in life. It always comes with surprises, ups and downs, laughter and tears. So many emotions come with life, especially if you’re a girl! 410 more words

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