Instagram #everygoodgift hashtag medias

...but even as followers of Jesus, we may find it easy to take credit for talents we possess, leadership skills we display, or even for our kind deeds to others. But those qualities are possible only because of God’s grace. In Jeremiah 9... the Lord says we shouldn’t boast of our wisdom, our strength, or our riches, but only that we might understand and know that He is the Lord "who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth" (v. 24)....All of the credit, all of the praise belongs to the Giver of good gifts. Repost @ourdailybread
#everygoodgift #giftsofGod #dontboast #giveHimcredit #praiseHim #berefreshed #TheRefreshingCircle

...but even as followers of Jesus, we may find it easy to take credit for talents we possess, leadership skills we display, or even for our kind deeds to others. But those qualities are possible only because of God’s grace. In Jeremiah 9... the Lord says we shouldn’t boast of our wisdom, our strength, or our riches, but only that we might understand and know that He is the Lord "who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth" (v. 24)....All of the credit, all of the praise belongs to the Giver of good gifts. Repost @ourdailybread #everygoodgift  #giftsofGod  #dontboast  #giveHimcredit  #praiseHim  #berefreshed  #TheRefreshingCircle 

Parfaits are my current fave breakfast...what's yours? I go in phases...sometimes it's oatmeal or cereal, sometimes eggs and gf toast, or something else special like gf pancakes with strawberries, cream & maple syrup,(orange juice too) or egg & veggie quiche(breakfast for dinner, amen?)....right now it's parfaits. 😙🤗 #everygoodgift #grateful

Parfaits are my current fave breakfast...what's yours? I go in phases...sometimes it's oatmeal or cereal, sometimes eggs and gf toast, or something else special like gf pancakes with strawberries, cream & maple syrup,(orange juice too) or egg & veggie quiche(breakfast for dinner, amen?)....right now it's parfaits. 😙🤗 #everygoodgift  #grateful 

Every good gift and every perfect (free, large, full) gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of all [that gives] light, in [the shining of] Whom there can be no variation [rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [as in an eclipse]. James 1:17 AMPC
#today #goodmorning #precious #InHim #heartdesire #unfailinglove #God #Jesus #HolySpirit #Father #Iam #truth #faithfulness #integrity #futuregeneration #blessed #unfailinglove #inheritance #sonsanddaughters #everygoodgift

Every good gift and every perfect (free, large, full) gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of all [that gives] light, in [the shining of] Whom there can be no variation [rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [as in an eclipse]. James 1:17 AMPC #today  #goodmorning  #precious  #InHim  #heartdesire  #unfailinglove  #God  #Jesus  #HolySpirit  #Father  #Iam  #truth  #faithfulness  #integrity  #futuregeneration  #blessed  #unfailinglove  #inheritance  #sonsanddaughters  #everygoodgift 

So, my very dear friends, don’t get thrown off course. Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven. The gifts are rivers of light cascading down from the Father of Light. There is nothing deceitful in God, nothing two-faced, nothing fickle. He brought us to life using the true Word, showing us off as the crown of all his creatures.  James 1:16‭-‬18 MSG. #jesusthesameyesterdaytodayandforever #notwoface #fatheroflight #trustgod #everygoodgift #comesfromgod #youversion #verseoftheday #james1v16to18

So, my very dear friends, don’t get thrown off course. Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven. The gifts are rivers of light cascading down from the Father of Light. There is nothing deceitful in God, nothing two-faced, nothing fickle. He brought us to life using the true Word, showing us off as the crown of all his creatures. James 1:16‭-‬18 MSG. #jesusthesameyesterdaytodayandforever  #notwoface  #fatheroflight  #trustgod  #everygoodgift  #comesfromgod  #youversion  #verseoftheday  #james1v16to18 

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Happy Wednesday, Tribe!

I'm begging your pardon for the delay in posting reflections over last week's scripture reading.

I was a bit caught up in heavenly distraction... as my hubby and I welcomed G-baby number 5 this week!! We are blessed beyond measure to add little Everest Mirabela into our family fold.
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💕Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights...💕 James 1:17

The darling little "breechling" surprised us by arriving early and a bit out of position: and therefore via the alternative delivery method. Consequently mama needs a little extra support from G-ma (that would be me).
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We are praising the GIVER for His incredible goodness, His protection for tiny Evi and our daughter, and the gift of new life.

We will resume our regular schedule this weekend (which affords everyone in the tribe the opportunity to get caught up on reading). Thank you, my Joyful Sparrow sisters for your grace and understanding.

In His Love, Tabitha 💕🍃
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. Happy Wednesday, Tribe! I'm begging your pardon for the delay in posting reflections over last week's scripture reading. I was a bit caught up in heavenly distraction... as my hubby and I welcomed G-baby number 5 this week!! We are blessed beyond measure to add little Everest Mirabela into our family fold. . 💕Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights...💕 James 1:17 The darling little "breechling" surprised us by arriving early and a bit out of position: and therefore via the alternative delivery method. Consequently mama needs a little extra support from G-ma (that would be me). . We are praising the GIVER for His incredible goodness, His protection for tiny Evi and our daughter, and the gift of new life. We will resume our regular schedule this weekend (which affords everyone in the tribe the opportunity to get caught up on reading). Thank you, my Joyful Sparrow sisters for your grace and understanding. In His Love, Tabitha 💕🍃 . . . . . . . #christianblogger  #bygracealone  #walkbyfaith  #trustinthelord  #graceupongrace  #vintagemom  #ajoyfulsparrow  #christianmom  #thejoyfullife  #sistersinchrist  #walkinjoy  #newgrandbaby  #everygoodgift  #newlife  #eternalriches  #childrenareaninheritance  #christfollower 

What’s in my diffuser. Abundance:
Orange 🍊 & Frankincense (look up all the mind-blowing 🤯goodness of those two- which I CAN tell you, boost your mood😉), patchouli 💕😍, clove, ginger, myrrh, cinnamon, &black spruce. Just- WOW. Look them ALL up...
Packs a broad wellness- boosting punch and has sweet, cinnamon-y, kinda heavy rich scent. Get yo self some.
#abundance #abundanceoil #yleo #oilymama #wellness #betteryou #healthykids #healthymom #nomoretoxins #winterwellness #everygoodgift #grateful #babysteps #sowingseeds #seedandsavia

What’s in my diffuser. Abundance: Orange 🍊 & Frankincense (look up all the mind-blowing 🤯goodness of those two- which I CAN tell you, boost your mood😉), patchouli 💕😍, clove, ginger, myrrh, cinnamon, &black spruce. Just- WOW. Look them ALL up... Packs a broad wellness- boosting punch and has sweet, cinnamon-y, kinda heavy rich scent. Get yo self some. #abundance  #abundanceoil  #yleo  #oilymama  #wellness  #betteryou  #healthykids  #healthymom  #nomoretoxins  #winterwellness  #everygoodgift  #grateful  #babysteps  #sowingseeds  #seedandsavia 

Praise Him all creatures here below.
Every good and perfect gift comes down from the Father of Lights.
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Praise Him all creatures here below. Every good and perfect gift comes down from the Father of Lights. . ​His-Child.com(Sharing Jesus with others using shirts and decals) #hischild  . . . #AllINeedIsYouLord  #Proverbs31  #ChristianLife  #JesusSaves  #Gospel  #ChristianBlogger  #BibleVerseOfTheDay  #ChristianMom  #ChristianWife  #Discipleship  #Disciple  #ChristianBlogger  #HomeschoolMom  #MomLife  #MomLifeIsTheBestLife  #GiveThanksToTheLord  #DadLife  #VerseOfTheDay  #MamaBear  #MomOfBoys  #MomOfGirls  #ChristianDad  #Blessed  #BlessedIsShe  #SheReadsTruth  #Jesus  #James1  #PraiseGod  #EveryGoodGift 

In the year ahead, I hope to open my eyes and see every good gift in my life. It’s so easy to find the imperfect and the aggravating rather than to find the joy in the mundane. James 1:17 says “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” I hope to remember to seek out and appreciate all the good gifts He gives. #happynewyear #everygoodgift #gratitude #2019
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In the year ahead, I hope to open my eyes and see every good gift in my life. It’s so easy to find the imperfect and the aggravating rather than to find the joy in the mundane. James 1:17 says “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” I hope to remember to seek out and appreciate all the good gifts He gives. #happynewyear  #everygoodgift  #gratitude  #2019  ‭

My 2019 in just 9 photos
Top row - My beautiful family
Middle row - my big leap of faith in opening my shop, the decking we eventually agreed upon and the new printer which is amazing.
Bottom Row - NEW YORK!! The crankle (still recovering!) and NEW YORK!! (40th birthday surprise trip from the husband)
Looking forward to what 2019 brings.
1 Chronicles 16:11-12
#creativelincs #newyear #reflection #everygoodgift

My 2019 in just 9 photos Top row - My beautiful family Middle row - my big leap of faith in opening my shop, the decking we eventually agreed upon and the new printer which is amazing. Bottom Row - NEW YORK!! The crankle (still recovering!) and NEW YORK!! (40th birthday surprise trip from the husband) Looking forward to what 2019 brings. 1 Chronicles 16:11-12 #creativelincs  #newyear  #reflection  #everygoodgift 

I took a pause from writing.  Our life changed course and my attention and heart needed to be present where we were.  However, recently I felt the urge to write again. 
I felt compelled to share the abundance of grace and goodness we have experienced as a family.  I wanted to share something we have kept rather private, except for with our close family and friends.  Our journey into fostering.💗 Link in bio☝🏼 www.lovehasdone.com

#fostering
#fosteringsaveslives #goodness #goodnessofthelord #faithful #faith #grace #fostercare #prayer #lovebrokethrough #everygoodgift #community #sacrificiallove #gospel

I took a pause from writing.  Our life changed course and my attention and heart needed to be present where we were.  However, recently I felt the urge to write again.  I felt compelled to share the abundance of grace and goodness we have experienced as a family.  I wanted to share something we have kept rather private, except for with our close family and friends.  Our journey into fostering.💗 Link in bio☝🏼 www.lovehasdone.com #fostering  #fosteringsaveslives  #goodness  #goodnessofthelord  #faithful  #faith  #grace  #fostercare  #prayer  #lovebrokethrough  #everygoodgift  #community  #sacrificiallove  #gospel 

17 days to Christmas!! Some of y'all may have seen this during community dinner today haha so my brother @joshiwawa4803 wants recognition cause he helped laminate the placemats and together with @reneeeigh @dylanchiahao @j_0ven @ernykhoo thanks friends for being so patient with the reeaaalllly sllloowwww machine (and me I guess haha) ❤️❤️

17 days to Christmas!! Some of y'all may have seen this during community dinner today haha so my brother @joshiwawa4803 wants recognition cause he helped laminate the placemats and together with @reneeeigh @dylanchiahao @j_0ven @ernykhoo thanks friends for being so patient with the reeaaalllly sllloowwww machine (and me I guess haha) ❤️❤️

Toolboxes, zip ties, Christmas decor, qualifications, nuts and jobs... thankful to sit under a man who teaches and preaches the truth in ways that I will actually remember! ❤️ Plus he’s stayed married to me for 20 years... #everygoodgift #blessedwife

Toolboxes, zip ties, Christmas decor, qualifications, nuts and jobs... thankful to sit under a man who teaches and preaches the truth in ways that I will actually remember! ❤️ Plus he’s stayed married to me for 20 years... #everygoodgift  #blessedwife 

"If you are filled with light, with no dark corners, then your whole life will be radiant, as though a floodlight were filling you with light.”
Luke 11:36
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🍃Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.🍃 James 1:17

This little cookie should arrive in late January and will be grandchild number five for us.

What else could I possibly ask for? Aside from more grandbabies, of course.

What yummy things are cooking up in your neck of the woods?

Whatever you've got going on in this season, I pray the Giver of life will occupy your thoughts and capture your heart as you seek His presence.

I pray you will feel His love wrapped around you like a warm fuzzy blanket, that His mercies wash over you like newly fallen snow, and His grace upon grace simply takes your breath away.

I pray that His JOY permeates your home this season like the smell of fresh-baked cookies.
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~ Love, Tabitha 🍃💕

~ Christmas Cookie ~ . 🍃Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.🍃 James 1:17 This little cookie should arrive in late January and will be grandchild number five for us. What else could I possibly ask for? Aside from more grandbabies, of course. What yummy things are cooking up in your neck of the woods? Whatever you've got going on in this season, I pray the Giver of life will occupy your thoughts and capture your heart as you seek His presence. I pray you will feel His love wrapped around you like a warm fuzzy blanket, that His mercies wash over you like newly fallen snow, and His grace upon grace simply takes your breath away. I pray that His JOY permeates your home this season like the smell of fresh-baked cookies. . ~ Love, Tabitha 🍃💕

We city dwellers, who long for the rivers and woods, do what we can when we can to get away from it all. And sometimes a city lake will do just fine on short notice!
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Psalm 138 Good News Translation (GNT)
A Prayer of Thanksgiving[a]

138 I thank you, Lord, with all my heart;  I sing praise to you before the gods.
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I face your holy Temple,  bow down, and praise your name
because of your constant love and faithfulness,  because you have shown that your name and your commands are supreme.[b]
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You answered me when I called to you;  with your strength you strengthened me.

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All the kings in the world will praise you, Lord,  because they have heard your promises.
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They will sing about what you have done  and about your great glory.
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Even though you are so high above,  you care for the lowly,  and the proud cannot hide from you.

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When I am surrounded by troubles,  you keep me safe.
You oppose my angry enemies  and save me by your power.
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You will do everything you have promised;  Lord, your love is eternal.  Complete the work that you have begun.

#everygoodgift 
#thanksgiving  #bijousfashions

Psalm 138 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer of Thanksgiving[a] 138 I thank you, Lord, with all my heart; I sing praise to you before the gods. 2 I face your holy Temple, bow down, and praise your name because of your constant love and faithfulness, because you have shown that your name and your commands are supreme.[b] 3 You answered me when I called to you; with your strength you strengthened me. 4 All the kings in the world will praise you, Lord, because they have heard your promises. 5 They will sing about what you have done and about your great glory. 6 Even though you are so high above, you care for the lowly, and the proud cannot hide from you. 7 When I am surrounded by troubles, you keep me safe. You oppose my angry enemies and save me by your power. 8 You will do everything you have promised; Lord, your love is eternal. Complete the work that you have begun. #everygoodgift  #thanksgiving  #bijousfashions 

Happy Thanksgiving! Running the @ylgg5k is a great way to start the day!
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I’m thankful for my family and all the great friends God has placed in my life. And for full life found in Jesus!
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“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father if the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17
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What are you thankful for?
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Happy Thanksgiving! Running the @ylgg5k is a great way to start the day! • I’m thankful for my family and all the great friends God has placed in my life. And for full life found in Jesus! • “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father if the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17 • What are you thankful for? . . . #photography  #lifestylephotography  #freelancephotography  #freelancephotographer  #cincinnatiphotographer  #cincinnati  #cincy  #ohio  #montgomery  #swaimpark  #ylgg5k  #gobblegobble5k  #younglife  #yl  #eastcincyyl  #james  #everygoodgift  #comesfromabove  #fleetfeet  #happythanksgiving  #turkey  #turkeysocks 

Matthew 7:11 
Even though no father is perfect God still uses that relationship to teach us so much about his love.
If you've had a present father or a father figure you can identify with this post.
And if you don't you still have the amazing perfect parental love of God the father. 
That's the amazing thing about God he is everything we need.
I look at my father and appreciate the things I didn't before like the fact that he had strict rules for me growing up.
Now I look back and acknowledge that was my covering and protection.
If anything I wish I would have listened more and not found ways to get my own way despite his wise instruction.
I look at my father and see the way he likes to spend time with me how his face lights up if we haven't seen each other in a few days.
He doesn't rush and ask of all the things I might be doing wrong he just wants to make sure I'm ok.
When ever in his presence he always likes to say "as long as I'm here you're covered there is nothing I won't do for you, whatever you need I'm here".
There is something so special about a fathers love because protection, provision, guidance and unconditional love are in the mix.
Dad likes to show off his love for me so he often does unexpected acts of financial provision without me asking. 
It's crazy how the timing is perfect sometimes he will do it when I'm almost out of my own.
Yet behind all of this I know it's God the father operating through him.
There is no question in my mind all those little perfect moments are from God.
I love this scripture because it reminds us that we are still human.
All earthly fathers have the potential to disappoint us yet they are still able to give good gifts.
Maybe the gift of time, a wise counsel, or unconditionally love the list goes on.
Yet God wants us to trust him all the more to love him all the more and to acknowledge that all good gifts come from him. 
Today look up to your Heavenly Father know that he is Good and has all you need.
Be patient just like any good Father he won't give you what you want just because you want it he will give it to you once you're ready.
At the right time in it's due season. 🙏🏼

Matthew 7:11 Even though no father is perfect God still uses that relationship to teach us so much about his love. If you've had a present father or a father figure you can identify with this post. And if you don't you still have the amazing perfect parental love of God the father. That's the amazing thing about God he is everything we need. I look at my father and appreciate the things I didn't before like the fact that he had strict rules for me growing up. Now I look back and acknowledge that was my covering and protection. If anything I wish I would have listened more and not found ways to get my own way despite his wise instruction. I look at my father and see the way he likes to spend time with me how his face lights up if we haven't seen each other in a few days. He doesn't rush and ask of all the things I might be doing wrong he just wants to make sure I'm ok. When ever in his presence he always likes to say "as long as I'm here you're covered there is nothing I won't do for you, whatever you need I'm here". There is something so special about a fathers love because protection, provision, guidance and unconditional love are in the mix. Dad likes to show off his love for me so he often does unexpected acts of financial provision without me asking. It's crazy how the timing is perfect sometimes he will do it when I'm almost out of my own. Yet behind all of this I know it's God the father operating through him. There is no question in my mind all those little perfect moments are from God. I love this scripture because it reminds us that we are still human. All earthly fathers have the potential to disappoint us yet they are still able to give good gifts. Maybe the gift of time, a wise counsel, or unconditionally love the list goes on. Yet God wants us to trust him all the more to love him all the more and to acknowledge that all good gifts come from him. Today look up to your Heavenly Father know that he is Good and has all you need. Be patient just like any good Father he won't give you what you want just because you want it he will give it to you once you're ready. At the right time in it's due season. 🙏🏼

"The blackbird whirled in the autumn winds. 
It was a small part of the pantomime." - W. Stevens
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I didn't even notice the sky. I was too busy looking at the birds freckling the treetops and rooftops. It was only later when I looked at the photo that I saw the sky and realized I had found blessing upon blessing in an every day ordinary parking lot.
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"The blackbird whirled in the autumn winds.  It was a small part of the pantomime." - W. Stevens ---------- I didn't even notice the sky. I was too busy looking at the birds freckling the treetops and rooftops. It was only later when I looked at the photo that I saw the sky and realized I had found blessing upon blessing in an every day ordinary parking lot. ---------- #BeautyAllAroundUs  #ItsTheLittleThings  #Birds  #Sky  #Skies  #Autumn  #ParkingLot  #BlessingsOfOrdinary  #Ordinary  #Blessings  #Blessed  #Gifts  #EveryGoodGift  #GodIsGood  #Grateful  #NothingIsOrdinary  #NothingIsOrdinary_  #MyOklahoma  #ThisIsOklahoma  #OklahomaSkies  #SamsungGalaxy  #Samsung  #OnlyInOklahoma 

Blessed beyond measure to have spent the past four days drinking tea, breaking bread, laughing, celebrating, and simply being with some of my favourite people on this planet. .
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So full of thanks for deep friendships and a place that always feels like home. .
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I also handed over the final copy of my thesis, and it will now be placed in the university library. That was pretty good too. 📖
📷: all credit to @elanorlawrence for capturing the joy of having the hard-bound thesis in my hands! .
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#everygoodgift #Godisgood #coldhandswarmhearts #standrewscathedral #universityofstandrews #drbritton #fortheloveofpoetry

Blessed beyond measure to have spent the past four days drinking tea, breaking bread, laughing, celebrating, and simply being with some of my favourite people on this planet. . . So full of thanks for deep friendships and a place that always feels like home. . . I also handed over the final copy of my thesis, and it will now be placed in the university library. That was pretty good too. 📖 📷: all credit to @elanorlawrence for capturing the joy of having the hard-bound thesis in my hands! . . . #everygoodgift  #Godisgood  #coldhandswarmhearts  #standrewscathedral  #universityofstandrews  #drbritton  #fortheloveofpoetry 

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I’m always amazed at how quickly I forget the encouragement I give to others when it comes time to apply it to my own life.  How I can so passionately believe God’s promises for others but when it comes time for me to believe them for myself…. I STRUGGLE.  God has been really speaking to my heart and I’m trying to become extremely familiar with the truth of His Sovereignty over me.  There are times when I feel like I have that concept down and all of a sudden life throws me a curve ball and that understanding quickly goes out of the window. .
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I know I’m not the only one with tough days, weeks, months, or even years.  I know there are people who are waiting for God to move on your behalf, to open doors, to bring healing, or even give you the simplest desire of your heart.  Don’t lose faith (all you need is faith like a mustard seed!) – even when it’s SO HARD.  Keep pushing.  Realize that God is Sovereign and there is nothing He allows into your life that isn’t intended to serve some… PURPOSE.  And yes, I’m speaking to my heart first.  Be encouraged.
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Romans 12:12
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#HeisSTILLfaithful #HesBeenFaithful #KeepPushing #HispromisesNEVERreturnvoid #Hisdesireistoblessyou #TrustHim #BeEncouraged #EveryGoodGift #BrooklynMomma

S O V E R E I G N . . . I’m always amazed at how quickly I forget the encouragement I give to others when it comes time to apply it to my own life. How I can so passionately believe God’s promises for others but when it comes time for me to believe them for myself…. I STRUGGLE. God has been really speaking to my heart and I’m trying to become extremely familiar with the truth of His Sovereignty over me. There are times when I feel like I have that concept down and all of a sudden life throws me a curve ball and that understanding quickly goes out of the window. . . . I know I’m not the only one with tough days, weeks, months, or even years. I know there are people who are waiting for God to move on your behalf, to open doors, to bring healing, or even give you the simplest desire of your heart. Don’t lose faith (all you need is faith like a mustard seed!) – even when it’s SO HARD. Keep pushing. Realize that God is Sovereign and there is nothing He allows into your life that isn’t intended to serve some… PURPOSE. And yes, I’m speaking to my heart first. Be encouraged. . . . Romans 12:12 . . . #HeisSTILLfaithful  #HesBeenFaithful  #KeepPushing  #HispromisesNEVERreturnvoid  #Hisdesireistoblessyou  #TrustHim  #BeEncouraged  #EveryGoodGift  #BrooklynMomma 

Every blessing is a gift and every good gift comes from God. Gift the gift of this great reminder from the book of James for the season coming up! #displayyourstory #goodandperfectgift #everygoodgift #james117 #everygiftisfromabove #blessingsfromabove #everygoodandperfectgift #woodendecor #farmhousestyle #farmhousedecor #ropedecor #kirklandsinspired #rainingblessings #rusticdecor #handmadedecor #reclaimedwood #palletdecor #woodengifts #scripturedecor

Every blessing is a gift and every good gift comes from God. Gift the gift of this great reminder from the book of James for the season coming up! #displayyourstory  #goodandperfectgift  #everygoodgift  #james117  #everygiftisfromabove  #blessingsfromabove  #everygoodandperfectgift  #woodendecor  #farmhousestyle  #farmhousedecor  #ropedecor  #kirklandsinspired  #rainingblessings  #rusticdecor  #handmadedecor  #reclaimedwood  #palletdecor  #woodengifts  #scripturedecor 

"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." James 1:17/NIV Bible
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Hughes crossing at the Blue River.
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#BlueRiver #HughesCrossing #LowWaterCrossing #Rivers #Fishing #MyOklahoma #Oklahoma #ThisIsOklahoma #TravelOK #FishOklahoma #DiscoverOklahoma #OKLifestyle #BlessingsOfOrdinary #Blessings #Blessed #Gifts #EveryGoodGift #GodIsGood #Ordinary #Extraordinary #NothingIsOrdinary #NothingIsOrdinary_ #ColorStory #GetInTheFrame_NIO #HiyaPapayaPhotoADay

"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." James 1:17/NIV Bible _______ Hughes crossing at the Blue River. _______ #BlueRiver  #HughesCrossing  #LowWaterCrossing  #Rivers  #Fishing  #MyOklahoma  #Oklahoma  #ThisIsOklahoma  #TravelOK  #FishOklahoma  #DiscoverOklahoma  #OKLifestyle  #BlessingsOfOrdinary  #Blessings  #Blessed  #Gifts  #EveryGoodGift  #GodIsGood  #Ordinary  #Extraordinary  #NothingIsOrdinary  #NothingIsOrdinary_  #ColorStory  #GetInTheFrame_NIO  #HiyaPapayaPhotoADay 

Sunday selfie✨
we just started (like this week) volunteer-teaching a class of 4 and 5 years olds at church. they are so fun and rambunctious, but I love the simplicity of the lessons. today was about the story in Matthew 25 where those who use their talents are blessed with more. we talked about the talents people can see, like playing soccer, and those people can’t see, like being kind or a good listener. and how when we practice those things, our talents grow. when I asked the kids if any of them had a talent they wanted to share, every hand went up. how many of us feel the same way? excited about the gifts and abilities that we have? as we get older, we seem to forget about the things we are good at and focus more on those areas we lack. I know I do! far too often I focus negatively on all of the things I’m “bad at.”
I truly believe that *everyone* has a talent to bring to the table. let’s remind each other of the wonderful gifts we have! tag a friend and share the good things they bring into your life ❤️
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#sundayselfie #talents #gifts #kids #everygoodgift #sabbathday #teachingchildren #matthew25 #rememberyourworth #hopingtoadopt #waitingfamily #domesticadoption #infantadoption #utahadoption #lovemakesafamily #adoptionrocks #openadoption

Sunday selfie✨ we just started (like this week) volunteer-teaching a class of 4 and 5 years olds at church. they are so fun and rambunctious, but I love the simplicity of the lessons. today was about the story in Matthew 25 where those who use their talents are blessed with more. we talked about the talents people can see, like playing soccer, and those people can’t see, like being kind or a good listener. and how when we practice those things, our talents grow. when I asked the kids if any of them had a talent they wanted to share, every hand went up. how many of us feel the same way? excited about the gifts and abilities that we have? as we get older, we seem to forget about the things we are good at and focus more on those areas we lack. I know I do! far too often I focus negatively on all of the things I’m “bad at.” I truly believe that *everyone* has a talent to bring to the table. let’s remind each other of the wonderful gifts we have! tag a friend and share the good things they bring into your life ❤️ . . . . #sundayselfie  #talents  #gifts  #kids  #everygoodgift  #sabbathday  #teachingchildren  #matthew25  #rememberyourworth  #hopingtoadopt  #waitingfamily  #domesticadoption  #infantadoption  #utahadoption  #lovemakesafamily  #adoptionrocks  #openadoption 

✝️ Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of lights [the Creator and Sustainer of the heavens], in whom there is no variation [no rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [for He is perfect and never changes].
‭‭🔥JAMES‬ ‭1:17‬🔥
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#fatheroflights #everygoodgift #goodgifts #adonai #elelyon #elolam #elroi #elshaddai #elohim #jehovahjireh #jehovahmekoddishkem #jehovahnissi #jehovahraah #jehovahrapha #jehovahsabaoth #jehovahshallom #jehovahshammah #jehovahtsidkenu #yahweh #qanna #jehovah #yhvh #iam #namesofGod #God

✝️ Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of lights [the Creator and Sustainer of the heavens], in whom there is no variation [no rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [for He is perfect and never changes]. ‭‭🔥JAMES‬ ‭1:17‬🔥 . . . #fatheroflights  #everygoodgift  #goodgifts  #adonai  #elelyon  #elolam  #elroi  #elshaddai  #elohim  #jehovahjireh  #jehovahmekoddishkem  #jehovahnissi  #jehovahraah  #jehovahrapha  #jehovahsabaoth  #jehovahshallom  #jehovahshammah  #jehovahtsidkenu  #yahweh  #qanna  #jehovah  #yhvh  #iam  #namesofGod  #God 

Throwback to my last, not so ordinary, trip to Chicago. On my way again!
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#tbt #blessingsofordinary #blessings #gifts #everygoodgift #ordinary #notsoordinary #lake #chicago #roadtrip #stormyskies #boats #dock #harbor #Boating #Sailing #Sailboats #SailingTime #NothingIsOrdinary #NothingIsOrdinary_ #Pocket_Waters #Raw_Waters #HiyaPapayaPhotoADay #Travel_HP #ColdTones_HP
Unlike any other essential oil company — Young Living’s farms have an open-door policy with its members. Any of us can visit any farm…any time. Experiencing the aromas, witnessing the process, meeting the staff, participating; it all solidified how blessed I was to be introduced to an essential oil company that values quality from “seed to seal.”
Such quality allows oils to be used medicinally, not just aromatically, which is powerful when it comes to supporting your family with them! I can’t wait to go back to this one [ Mona, Utah ] in 2019. ::: seedtoseal.com #plantsarelife #everygoodgift #farmexperience #seedtoseal

Unlike any other essential oil company — Young Living’s farms have an open-door policy with its members. Any of us can visit any farm…any time. Experiencing the aromas, witnessing the process, meeting the staff, participating; it all solidified how blessed I was to be introduced to an essential oil company that values quality from “seed to seal.” Such quality allows oils to be used medicinally, not just aromatically, which is powerful when it comes to supporting your family with them! I can’t wait to go back to this one [ Mona, Utah ] in 2019. ::: seedtoseal.com #plantsarelife  #everygoodgift  #farmexperience  #seedtoseal 

Just a plain old ordinary field. Beautiful! Believe it or not, I took this photo out the car window while my husband and I were driving down the highway. Just a quick snap of a beautifully ordinary scene. I'm always looking for a gem among pebbles. Look and see. Seek and find.  The ordinary really isn't so ordinary.
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#blessingsofordinary #ordinary #field #prairie  #pond #thisisoklahoma #myoklahoma #gifts #blessings #godisgood #everygoodgift #extraordinaryintheordinary #HiyaPapayaPhotoADay #NothingIsOrdinary #NothingIsOrdinary_

Just a plain old ordinary field. Beautiful! Believe it or not, I took this photo out the car window while my husband and I were driving down the highway. Just a quick snap of a beautifully ordinary scene. I'm always looking for a gem among pebbles. Look and see. Seek and find. The ordinary really isn't so ordinary. ~ #blessingsofordinary  #ordinary  #field  #prairie  #pond  #thisisoklahoma  #myoklahoma  #gifts  #blessings  #godisgood  #everygoodgift  #extraordinaryintheordinary  #HiyaPapayaPhotoADay  #NothingIsOrdinary  #NothingIsOrdinary_