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if your focus is money, you’ll miss true riches.💛
word!!! 🙌🏻
believe it & live life full, not fooled. 😜
have a blessed day! ☀️
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#financiallyfree #livefree #befree #money #financial #purpose #passions #forhisglorynotyours #instagram #business #work #wordsofwisdom #remember #save #invest #plan #budget #give #dream #simplify #margin #nonnegotiables #serve #contentment #rich #bestill #learn #adventure
Live SWEATLESS and STRESS FREE!  You can conquer all things though Christ and have before.  Watch the two of you DO IT AGAIN!
#PASTORMICHAELSPEAKS #FIMATLANTA  #BEENTHEREDONETHAT #BESTILL #UNMOVED #UNBOTHERED #EMPOWERED
#MOTIVATION #MINDFULNESS #SELFCARE #disciplined #selfcontrol
Live SWEATLESS and STRESS FREE!  You can conquer all things though Christ and have before.  Watch the two of you DO IT AGAIN!
#PASTORMICHAELSPEAKS #FIMATLANTA  #BEENTHEREDONETHAT #BESTILL #UNMOVED #UNBOTHERED #EMPOWERED
#MOTIVATION #MINDFULNESS #SELFCARE #disciplined #selfcontrol
Live SWEATLESS and STRESS FREE!  You can conquer all things though Christ and have before.  Watch the two of you DO IT AGAIN!
#PASTORMICHAELSPEAKS #FIMATLANTA  #BEENTHEREDONETHAT #BESTILL #UNMOVED #UNBOTHERED #EMPOWERED
#MOTIVATION #MINDFULNESS #SELFCARE #disciplined #selfcontrol
Live SWEATLESS and STRESS FREE!  You can conquer all things though Christ and have before.  Watch the two of you DO IT AGAIN!
#PASTORMICHAELSPEAKS #FIMATLANTA  #BEENTHEREDONETHAT #BESTILL #UNMOVED #UNBOTHERED #EMPOWERED
#MOTIVATION #MINDFULNESS #SELFCARE #disciplined #selfcontrol
Remember your life is much worth than things lost & damaged.still remain calm & strong
#keepon #lifegoeson #lifematters #bestill #Godwillrestore #thehairoutlet
🌿 This was my view today during yoga on the rooftop!! Join me on Tuesdays at 7:15 am.🌿
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#yoga #bestill #followyoursoul #happiness #yogaeveryday #yogaoutdoor #rooftopyoga @cwpenthouse.boise @be.still.yoga.studio
“Let God’s promises shine on your problems.” Corrie ten Boom “The Lord will fight for you while you [only need to] keep silent and remain calm.” Exodus 14:14. 
#YogaFaith #jesusfirstyogasecond #hero #bestill #trust #christianyogis
So - I’m having a rough morning. My sweet mama calls & tells me this story about an eagle & before a storm comes, the eagle gets to the highest tree, once the storm hits - the eagle uses the storm to fly ABOVE THE STORM. (Or something similar to this 😜) She finishes telling me the story and recites this EXACT verse. Not even 20 minutes later - my verse of the day pops up...it’s this verse! God’s timing is ALWAYS perfect! He is faithful. Even when I can not see a way - He’s already there <3 I AM listening. I AM here. I AM is with me through EVERYTHING! Thank You Jesus.
So - I’m having a rough morning. My sweet mama calls & tells me this story about an eagle & before a storm comes, the eagle gets to the highest tree, once the storm hits - the eagle uses the storm to fly ABOVE THE STORM. (Or something similar to this 😜) She finishes telling me the story and recites this EXACT verse. Not even 20 minutes later - my verse of the day pops up...it’s this verse! God’s timing is ALWAYS perfect! He is faithful. Even when I can not see a way - He’s already there <3 I AM listening. I AM here. I AM is with me through EVERYTHING! Thank You Jesus.
Someone out there needs to hear this today ....
Someone out there needs to hear this today ....
✨Trust and believe that everything happens for a reason and has it’s season. Hardships come to strengthen our faith and mold us into who God wants us to be. Trust that everything will work out for your good!! Be encouraged! 🙌✨#prayforabreakthrough #trustthatitwillhappen #waitonit💯 #pray #trust #wait #faith #bestill #beatpeace
Planting seeds and watching them grow is so very fulfilling.  We water them and pull the weeds. We give them fertilizer.  It’s a family affair around here.  Our space is somewhat limited so we plant a few vegetables in the flower beds.  We have fat red tomatoes lined up on the window sill right now ready to eat.  The squash plants in the first picture are always a joy to plant. The huge leaves are ornamental. Thank goodness for their beauty because we have yet to get a single squash this year.  Something is likely eating them before they even have a chance to grow.  As we were watering this morning. It got me to thinking.... We can go to church on Sunday and lead the legalistic rules that appear to be beautiful on the outside. But if we don’t have a growing relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ, we won’t produce any fruit.  I pray that if this is you, that you will be challenged to open up your bible. Take baby steps. Spend some time in prayer, repent and just begin. You have to begin somewhere. A seed does not turn into a beautiful tree overnight.  Love you friends. ..... You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus you will recognize them by their fruits.  Matthew 7:16-20 #garden #flowers #squash #seeds #hemakeseverythingbeautiful #countyourblessings #missionary #inspire #bestill #pray #relationship #romance #love #heart #time #zenia #butterflybush #daylilly #gardenia #naturelovetuesday #signsofsummer #summerblooms
Planting seeds and watching them grow is so very fulfilling. We water them and pull the weeds. We give them fertilizer. It’s a family affair around here. Our space is somewhat limited so we plant a few vegetables in the flower beds. We have fat red tomatoes lined up on the window sill right now ready to eat. The squash plants in the first picture are always a joy to plant. The huge leaves are ornamental. Thank goodness for their beauty because we have yet to get a single squash this year. Something is likely eating them before they even have a chance to grow. As we were watering this morning. It got me to thinking.... We can go to church on Sunday and lead the legalistic rules that appear to be beautiful on the outside. But if we don’t have a growing relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ, we won’t produce any fruit. I pray that if this is you, that you will be challenged to open up your bible. Take baby steps. Spend some time in prayer, repent and just begin. You have to begin somewhere. A seed does not turn into a beautiful tree overnight. Love you friends. ..... You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus you will recognize them by their fruits. Matthew 7:16-20 #garden  #flowers  #squash  #seeds  #hemakeseverythingbeautiful  #countyourblessings  #missionary  #inspire  #bestill  #pray  #relationship  #romance  #love  #heart  #time  #zenia  #butterflybush  #daylilly  #gardenia  #naturelovetuesday  #signsofsummer  #summerblooms 
Because who can resist baby feet? It's definitely the little things in motherhood and life that can pass us right by and slip through the cracks. But if we practice being still, taking a moment to indulge in the moment... Then we can truly appreciate the small details that make this journey so unique and special. What little things in your life or motherhood do you notice when you take that extra time to be present? What practices and techniques help you from missing out on the moment? 
#thelittlethings #babygirl #babyfeet #koleazuri #bepresent #bestill #appreciation #inthemoment #motherhoodmoments #motherhood #indulgeinthemoment
Because who can resist baby feet? It's definitely the little things in motherhood and life that can pass us right by and slip through the cracks. But if we practice being still, taking a moment to indulge in the moment... Then we can truly appreciate the small details that make this journey so unique and special. What little things in your life or motherhood do you notice when you take that extra time to be present? What practices and techniques help you from missing out on the moment? #thelittlethings  #babygirl  #babyfeet  #koleazuri  #bepresent  #bestill  #appreciation  #inthemoment  #motherhoodmoments  #motherhood  #indulgeinthemoment 
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I’ve been having a difficult time doing this lately. Being candid here - my anxiety has been through the roof. About the only thing that helps is when I’m creating. While I love creating, I truly wish I was able to find some calm and stillness. .
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On this rainy day here my goal is to relax and take a day to do nothing. Doing nothing is okay! It’s a time for us to decompress. .
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Later this week I will be working on getting some color prints created. I’m really into this watercolor kick lately. 
#femaleentrepreneur #vscocam #vsco #rainyday #serendipitousjoyart #anxiety #artistsoninstagram #anxietyawareness #bestill #minnesotaartist #rawartists #eucalyptus #watercolorpencils #watercolorpainting #yogapants #cracked #outdoors #balcony #decompression #goals #sidehustle #supportsmallbusiness #relax #breathe #ladyboss #teacheronbreak #previewapp #candid #thatsdarling #createandcapture
•••Be Still••• . . . I’ve been having a difficult time doing this lately. Being candid here - my anxiety has been through the roof. About the only thing that helps is when I’m creating. While I love creating, I truly wish I was able to find some calm and stillness. . . . On this rainy day here my goal is to relax and take a day to do nothing. Doing nothing is okay! It’s a time for us to decompress. . . . Later this week I will be working on getting some color prints created. I’m really into this watercolor kick lately. #femaleentrepreneur  #vscocam  #vsco  #rainyday  #serendipitousjoyart  #anxiety  #artistsoninstagram  #anxietyawareness  #bestill  #minnesotaartist  #rawartists  #eucalyptus  #watercolorpencils  #watercolorpainting  #yogapants  #cracked  #outdoors  #balcony  #decompression  #goals  #sidehustle  #supportsmallbusiness  #relax  #breathe  #ladyboss  #teacheronbreak  #previewapp  #candid  #thatsdarling  #createandcapture 
We spent the day with my Father taking a hike in the beautiful Big Bend National Park..... No cell service, no traffic, beautiful cloudy weather.... It was nice to just get away from all the noise..... Do you have a place to get away from all the noise?

#selfcare #hikingintheBigBend #quiet
We spent the day with my Father taking a hike in the beautiful Big Bend National Park..... No cell service, no traffic, beautiful cloudy weather.... It was nice to just get away from all the noise..... Do you have a place to get away from all the noise? #selfcare  #hikingintheBigBend  #quiet 
TIPS ON HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT THROW PILLOW:

Tip 4 - Size

When picking out the perfect pillow you will want to take in account the size of sofa or chair you will be placing it on. You will want the size of the pillow to compliment the size of the furniture and be proportionate. If you are adding multiple pillows you will want to consider how they all display in relation to the size of the sofa or bed. Throw pillows are designed to enhance the furniture.
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#tiptuesday #penandguin #penandguinhome #blackpluswhite #homedecor #throwpillows #bestill #decorativepillows #homegoods #homeaccents #homedesign #interiordesign #interiordecorating #moderndesign #pillowtalk #couchpillows #entrywaypillows #rectangularpillows #patternedpillows #quotes #southdakota #siouxfalls #locallydesigned
TIPS ON HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT THROW PILLOW: Tip 4 - Size When picking out the perfect pillow you will want to take in account the size of sofa or chair you will be placing it on. You will want the size of the pillow to compliment the size of the furniture and be proportionate. If you are adding multiple pillows you will want to consider how they all display in relation to the size of the sofa or bed. Throw pillows are designed to enhance the furniture. . . #tiptuesday  #penandguin  #penandguinhome  #blackpluswhite  #homedecor  #throwpillows  #bestill  #decorativepillows  #homegoods  #homeaccents  #homedesign  #interiordesign  #interiordecorating  #moderndesign  #pillowtalk  #couchpillows  #entrywaypillows  #rectangularpillows  #patternedpillows  #quotes  #southdakota  #siouxfalls  #locallydesigned 
Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace...If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you know what His will is 🌺🍃🙏 ~ Amy Carmichael
Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace...If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you know what His will is 🌺🍃🙏 ~ Amy Carmichael
I love this 😍 from @mjbannochie !
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Yesterday I was painting my bathroom and my little one was “helping” pain. She was making me giggle the whole time. That’s something I’ll never forget. Her personality is becoming so sweet. 
#calligrapher #calligraphyart #handletter #handwritten #brushcalligraphy #letterings #calligraphylove #biblequotes #bibleverses #painters #shepaintstruth #creativepreneur #letteringlove #handmadegoods #handmadeisbetter #scripture #chosefaith #graceupongrace
#dailygrace #bestill #givemefaith #calledtocreate #scriptureart #bibleart #soulscripts #sheiscalled #faithbasedbusiness #letteryourfaith #christiancreative #handmadefont
I love this 😍 from @mjbannochie ! • Yesterday I was painting my bathroom and my little one was “helping” pain. She was making me giggle the whole time. That’s something I’ll never forget. Her personality is becoming so sweet. #calligrapher  #calligraphyart  #handletter  #handwritten  #brushcalligraphy  #letterings  #calligraphylove  #biblequotes  #bibleverses  #painters  #shepaintstruth  #creativepreneur  #letteringlove  #handmadegoods  #handmadeisbetter  #scripture  #chosefaith  #graceupongrace  #dailygrace  #bestill  #givemefaith  #calledtocreate  #scriptureart  #bibleart  #soulscripts  #sheiscalled  #faithbasedbusiness  #letteryourfaith  #christiancreative  #handmadefont 
Nothing like a KY sunrise 😍
I live in a constant state of action. It’s what I do. When I’m stressed or upset I turn to cardio and over work myself to the core, which is definitely not healthy. I’m also a pro at overwhelming myself. 
I’m finding a new meaning of sitting still. I’m challenging myself and you, if you also find yourself always on the move to take time to rest. Take time to appreciate the things that surround you. Be proud of where you are, here and now. Say goodbye unhealthy habits. Be still. xo
#livehard
Nothing like a KY sunrise 😍 I live in a constant state of action. It’s what I do. When I’m stressed or upset I turn to cardio and over work myself to the core, which is definitely not healthy. I’m also a pro at overwhelming myself. I’m finding a new meaning of sitting still. I’m challenging myself and you, if you also find yourself always on the move to take time to rest. Take time to appreciate the things that surround you. Be proud of where you are, here and now. Say goodbye unhealthy habits. Be still. xo #livehard 
Took a stroll around campus in town before class. Mentally in a very good place right now. #GonzagaUniversity #Gonzaga #MastersDegree #GradStudent #AlmostDone #DreamChasing #BeautifulSpokane #MyCampus #Waterfalls #BeStill #ItsTheLittleThings
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Find a quiet place to disconnect from everything around you and be still in His presence 🌟
🙏🏼❤️ Find a quiet place to disconnect from everything around you and be still in His presence 🌟
Just be still in His presence......... Sometimes your silence speaks volumes!!! #notetoself #bestill #moveinsilence #silence #letgodlead #faith
Waiting for my radiotherapy appointment in the hospital garden which is filled with benches amongst soothing flowers and trickling water features. This one is my favourite as I feel like it represents me at the moment - the weight of this cancer journey presenting me from standing tall but standing nonetheless; the water tapping a percussion of gentle tears on the stones below. The lavender bush next to me is attracting bees and watching them buzzing busily about makes me wonder how on earth I’m going to cope when I’m well enough to go back to work. But that’s a thought for another day. For now I’ll muster my strength to undergo my sixth radiotherapy treatment and be thankful that I have access to such technology and care. Wherever you are, take a minute today to really hear the sounds around you, inhale the scents, find beauty in your surroundings, breathe deep.... and move on stronger. #cancersucks #kickingcancersbutt #breastcancersurvivor #radiotherapy #waterfeature #hospitalgarden #mindfulness #keepgoing #bees #lavender #bestill
Waiting for my radiotherapy appointment in the hospital garden which is filled with benches amongst soothing flowers and trickling water features. This one is my favourite as I feel like it represents me at the moment - the weight of this cancer journey presenting me from standing tall but standing nonetheless; the water tapping a percussion of gentle tears on the stones below. The lavender bush next to me is attracting bees and watching them buzzing busily about makes me wonder how on earth I’m going to cope when I’m well enough to go back to work. But that’s a thought for another day. For now I’ll muster my strength to undergo my sixth radiotherapy treatment and be thankful that I have access to such technology and care. Wherever you are, take a minute today to really hear the sounds around you, inhale the scents, find beauty in your surroundings, breathe deep.... and move on stronger. #cancersucks  #kickingcancersbutt  #breastcancersurvivor  #radiotherapy  #waterfeature  #hospitalgarden  #mindfulness  #keepgoing  #bees  #lavender  #bestill 
"You have an appointment with life, an appointment that is the here and now." Thich Nhat Hanh 
This morning's beautiful sunrise! Wishing you all a beautiful day! #sunrise #beautifulmorning #entreprenuerlife #findyourjoy #grounded #maketodaygreat #getoutside #mountainlife #grounded #natureismyhappyplace #solohiking #livelifeonpurpose #bestill #beautyintheeveryday #beyourbest #freshair #behealthy #livesimply  #showupforyourlife #beherenow #makethebestofwhatyougot
"You have an appointment with life, an appointment that is the here and now." Thich Nhat Hanh This morning's beautiful sunrise! Wishing you all a beautiful day! #sunrise  #beautifulmorning  #entreprenuerlife  #findyourjoy  #grounded  #maketodaygreat  #getoutside  #mountainlife  #grounded  #natureismyhappyplace  #solohiking  #livelifeonpurpose  #bestill  #beautyintheeveryday  #beyourbest  #freshair  #behealthy  #livesimply  #showupforyourlife  #beherenow  #makethebestofwhatyougot 
Keep ur circle small....don’t let anyone change who u are....the right one will reciprocate and appreciate it
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#loveispatient 
#trusttheprocess 
#staywoke 
#staygrinding 
#stayhumble 
#bestill 
#whatsforyouwillnotpassyou 
#godsplan
“He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
‭‭- Psalm‬ ‭46:10‬ #bestill
“He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” ‭‭- Psalm‬ ‭46:10‬ #bestill 
This Tuesday feels like a Friday, and this June feels like a May... I’ve been sitting in the lap of uncertainty lately and feeling totally discombobulated. I want to share more about what’s going on here, but the truth is that I still don’t know... I’m going through a personal and professional transition, and the path has proven to be longer and more winding than I had expected... I usually do okay with short bouts of the unknown, but after some time has passed, I often find myself becoming antsy for answers and trying to force results. Like many of us, I love to control as much of my life as possible. ‘Letting go and remaining open’ sounds so idyllic in theory, but the ongoing practice takes immense mental strength and determination; for me, it becomes much more difficult to sit with the unknown as more time passes. I have a habit of filling in the blanks when I’m seeking something I’ve yet to find, but this is dangerous, because I’m often wrong about the assumptions I’ve made and have then spent unnecessary time trying to deal with all the nasty what-ifs *that don’t even exist*. We create these complex inner worlds full of drama and intrigue to feed our ego and keep it and safe. And I notice myself gravitating toward unhealthy behaviours and thought patterns when the landscape of my life becomes very still... this has always been a challenge for me, but recent events have allowed me to observe the work that still needs to be done here. I strive, I reach, I fill my cup so I can share with others, I entertain (too) many ideas in a day, I start more projects than I can finish, I say yes to everything regardless of resources (time, energy), and I occasionally suffer from burn-out. For these reasons, I decided to make some fairly major changes in my life, and now I just have to learn to calmly sit in this big open space I’ve cleared out for myself... 🧘🏻‍♀️ •
Are you a seeker? A striver? Do you depend on the certainty of your life? Are you afraid of the unknown? Do you attach to certain potential results and reject others? {The answer to all of these questions for me is YES ~ and that’s okay; awareness is the catalyst of change.} 💜
This Tuesday feels like a Friday, and this June feels like a May... I’ve been sitting in the lap of uncertainty lately and feeling totally discombobulated. I want to share more about what’s going on here, but the truth is that I still don’t know... I’m going through a personal and professional transition, and the path has proven to be longer and more winding than I had expected... I usually do okay with short bouts of the unknown, but after some time has passed, I often find myself becoming antsy for answers and trying to force results. Like many of us, I love to control as much of my life as possible. ‘Letting go and remaining open’ sounds so idyllic in theory, but the ongoing practice takes immense mental strength and determination; for me, it becomes much more difficult to sit with the unknown as more time passes. I have a habit of filling in the blanks when I’m seeking something I’ve yet to find, but this is dangerous, because I’m often wrong about the assumptions I’ve made and have then spent unnecessary time trying to deal with all the nasty what-ifs *that don’t even exist*. We create these complex inner worlds full of drama and intrigue to feed our ego and keep it and safe. And I notice myself gravitating toward unhealthy behaviours and thought patterns when the landscape of my life becomes very still... this has always been a challenge for me, but recent events have allowed me to observe the work that still needs to be done here. I strive, I reach, I fill my cup so I can share with others, I entertain (too) many ideas in a day, I start more projects than I can finish, I say yes to everything regardless of resources (time, energy), and I occasionally suffer from burn-out. For these reasons, I decided to make some fairly major changes in my life, and now I just have to learn to calmly sit in this big open space I’ve cleared out for myself... 🧘🏻‍♀️ • Are you a seeker? A striver? Do you depend on the certainty of your life? Are you afraid of the unknown? Do you attach to certain potential results and reject others? {The answer to all of these questions for me is YES ~ and that’s okay; awareness is the catalyst of change.} 💜
I took this photo along the Colorado River. It reminds me of my Uncle Mark who made model train sets from scratch. Doesn’t this look like a model toy train set?
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#train #railroad #enginedriver #modeltrains #rivercamping #rafting #floating #colorado #coloradoriver #getoutside #rockymountains #bepresent #bestill #breathe #beautifulday #colorado_creative #viewcolorado #dof #depthoffield #tiltshift #uncle #creativeuncle
Down-regulate. It’s a term I’m starting to think about in place of “self care” or “relax,” as they don’t really resonate with me. I’ve talked about it before (I connect with Joy from @girlsgonewodpodcast and her thought that self care sounds indulgent; many people around the world are just thinking about their next meal, so the idea of “needing” pampering doesn’t sit well with me, but I digress!); this is a post about shifting my perspective. .
With @mikelangstories away, I’m not watching our usual tv show at night (can’t get ahead of him on episodes! 😉), and I don’t like to have screens on that much around Abi, so last night I got out in the garden after she went down and pulled weeds. One hour later, I came in at 10 pm feeling satisfied and accomplished, grateful for the late evening night and  being able to move my body in different positions. I knew I should get ready for bed and felt an urge to not use any screens (a nice urge!), so I drew up a bath and put on a podcast.
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A few minutes in, I realized the bright light in the bathroom and thoughtful podcast were waking me back up, so I got up, dripped my way over to some candles, lit them in the bathroom and my bedroom, put some calming music on, and popped back in the tub. .
Down-regulate. That’s what those low lights and no screens do, they down-regulate our central nervous system. It felt so good to be taking care of myself this way, and while it actually WAS “self care,” viewing it more as down-regulating from the day and preparing my body and mind for rest somehow connected more for me. “Why don’t I do this every night?!” I wondered. Oh yeah - “Breaking Bad.” 😆 But it was a great perspective shift that I’m going to try to implement moving forward. As you can see from the pictures, Abi was also down-regulated and as peaceful as can be... I think the “tiny teeth” essential oil from a friend really helped her teething last night! 🙌🏻
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Self care. Down-regulate. Do you connect to either of these ideas? In our busy world, this is a commitment I want to keep up - especially when nighttime tv is calling my name. Care to join me?
Down-regulate. It’s a term I’m starting to think about in place of “self care” or “relax,” as they don’t really resonate with me. I’ve talked about it before (I connect with Joy from @girlsgonewodpodcast and her thought that self care sounds indulgent; many people around the world are just thinking about their next meal, so the idea of “needing” pampering doesn’t sit well with me, but I digress!); this is a post about shifting my perspective. . With @mikelangstories away, I’m not watching our usual tv show at night (can’t get ahead of him on episodes! 😉), and I don’t like to have screens on that much around Abi, so last night I got out in the garden after she went down and pulled weeds. One hour later, I came in at 10 pm feeling satisfied and accomplished, grateful for the late evening night and being able to move my body in different positions. I knew I should get ready for bed and felt an urge to not use any screens (a nice urge!), so I drew up a bath and put on a podcast. . A few minutes in, I realized the bright light in the bathroom and thoughtful podcast were waking me back up, so I got up, dripped my way over to some candles, lit them in the bathroom and my bedroom, put some calming music on, and popped back in the tub. . Down-regulate. That’s what those low lights and no screens do, they down-regulate our central nervous system. It felt so good to be taking care of myself this way, and while it actually WAS “self care,” viewing it more as down-regulating from the day and preparing my body and mind for rest somehow connected more for me. “Why don’t I do this every night?!” I wondered. Oh yeah - “Breaking Bad.” 😆 But it was a great perspective shift that I’m going to try to implement moving forward. As you can see from the pictures, Abi was also down-regulated and as peaceful as can be... I think the “tiny teeth” essential oil from a friend really helped her teething last night! 🙌🏻 . Self care. Down-regulate. Do you connect to either of these ideas? In our busy world, this is a commitment I want to keep up - especially when nighttime tv is calling my name. Care to join me?
#TuesdayMotivation
We become so consumed w/the #hustle & bustle that we allow to consume & cloud our days, #energy & #thoughts that we often miss what's truly important! 🤔
#Intentionally take a moment & #pause today...
#BeStill #Breath #Reflect #Mindful #Meditate #Affirmations #Relax #Zen #BePresent #InTheMoment #DailyCalm
Because this is STILL a conversation.  Still. Because church friends STILL say “we don’t have to keep the laws anymore, Christ did away with them!!” Because Bible study friends STILL read these verses and exclaim “See!  Gotcha!  Exactly!!” ....and because we STILL have no idea what in the world they are talking about or what they think the gotcha moment is!!! Because they read these exact words and then look at us expectantly, with big eyes, like we should get something that simply isn’t there. Because they are so blinded by the words and whims of men that they can’t see the literal, actual, black and white words on the pages!  It truly is heartbreaking, breath-taking, frustrating, even wildly insane! At times it seems like a twilight zone moment. But because I know their hunger for truth and their desire to know Yah better, and the excitement they feel when they see something new or in a new way and “get it”, I can’t stop praying and hoping for them, so I STILL share every chance I get. #bestill
Because this is STILL a conversation. Still. Because church friends STILL say “we don’t have to keep the laws anymore, Christ did away with them!!” Because Bible study friends STILL read these verses and exclaim “See! Gotcha! Exactly!!” ....and because we STILL have no idea what in the world they are talking about or what they think the gotcha moment is!!! Because they read these exact words and then look at us expectantly, with big eyes, like we should get something that simply isn’t there. Because they are so blinded by the words and whims of men that they can’t see the literal, actual, black and white words on the pages! It truly is heartbreaking, breath-taking, frustrating, even wildly insane! At times it seems like a twilight zone moment. But because I know their hunger for truth and their desire to know Yah better, and the excitement they feel when they see something new or in a new way and “get it”, I can’t stop praying and hoping for them, so I STILL share every chance I get. #bestill 
I’ve tried to meditate off and on for years but never really felt like I was getting much from it.

Decided to try it again yesterday and for two days in a row I truly felt something incredible. 
A feeling of weightlessness, slowly releasing control, and inner peace I’ve never experienced before.

So THIS is what everyone raves about! I get it now.

#meditation #peace #innerpeace #release #control #bestill #breathe #lightlypushawaythoughts #focusonyourbreath #weightlessness
Living miracles are everywhere. We just need to broaden our perspective sometimes in order to see them. Winter and Hope give us all the feels. I love adventures close to home!! 🐬 💞#clearwater #clearwaterbeach #florida #theavidvoyager #travel #travelphotography #travelblogger #selfcare #selflove #inspiration #bestill #bestillandknow #mindful #reflection #beyou #beyourself #freespirit #love #intention #friends #memories #bestillmyheart #insight #becomingextraordinary #soul #chooselove #youareworthy #youareenough #gratitude #grateful @cmaquarium @harryconnickjr
Living miracles are everywhere. We just need to broaden our perspective sometimes in order to see them. Winter and Hope give us all the feels. I love adventures close to home!! 🐬 💞#clearwater  #clearwaterbeach  #florida  #theavidvoyager  #travel  #travelphotography  #travelblogger  #selfcare  #selflove  #inspiration  #bestill  #bestillandknow  #mindful  #reflection  #beyou  #beyourself  #freespirit  #love  #intention  #friends  #memories  #bestillmyheart  #insight  #becomingextraordinary  #soul  #chooselove  #youareworthy  #youareenough  #gratitude  #grateful  @cmaquarium @harryconnickjr
Hey you...
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Yes, you. You with the to-do list a mile long. 
You with not enough minutes in your day to cross everything off the list.
You with the heavy heart.
You who are so weary you could weep.
You with the fake smile, hoping no one will notice the pain behind your eyes. 
You, the one feeling you never measure up.
Whoever you are, whatever you are experiencing—good, bad, or in between...
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Hear this today: He sees. He knows. He cares. He is there. ‘Draw near to God and he will draw near to you.’
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Take time today to SLOW DOWN and listen for His whispers. Take time out from the hustle and bustle to be still. Pause. Breathe. Listen. Give thanks. •
He is God of the big and the small. He knows every little detail.
He wants to be first on that to-do list. 
He wants to restore your strength.
He wants to comfort your weary soul.
He wants to be the source of your joy. 
When we focus on him all else fades in light of his glory.

He is waiting for you to come... ‘Cast all your cares on him because he cares for you.’ ••••
#keepthemainthingthemainthing #drawneartogod #godisinthedetails #castyourcaresonhim #todolist #bestill #bees #flowers #naturephotography #givethanks #godcares #seekhimfirst #choosejoy #choosejesus #godfirst #christianwriter #faithblogger #lifeonpurpose #coramdeo #amwriting #shespeakstruth #instadevotional #1peter5v7 #james4v8
Hey you... • Yes, you. You with the to-do list a mile long. You with not enough minutes in your day to cross everything off the list. You with the heavy heart. You who are so weary you could weep. You with the fake smile, hoping no one will notice the pain behind your eyes. You, the one feeling you never measure up. Whoever you are, whatever you are experiencing—good, bad, or in between... • Hear this today: He sees. He knows. He cares. He is there. ‘Draw near to God and he will draw near to you.’ • Take time today to SLOW DOWN and listen for His whispers. Take time out from the hustle and bustle to be still. Pause. Breathe. Listen. Give thanks. • He is God of the big and the small. He knows every little detail. He wants to be first on that to-do list. He wants to restore your strength. He wants to comfort your weary soul. He wants to be the source of your joy. When we focus on him all else fades in light of his glory. He is waiting for you to come... ‘Cast all your cares on him because he cares for you.’ •••• #keepthemainthingthemainthing  #drawneartogod  #godisinthedetails  #castyourcaresonhim  #todolist  #bestill  #bees  #flowers  #naturephotography  #givethanks  #godcares  #seekhimfirst  #choosejoy  #choosejesus  #godfirst  #christianwriter  #faithblogger  #lifeonpurpose  #coramdeo  #amwriting  #shespeakstruth  #instadevotional  #1peter5v7  #james4v8 
Often I find myself fighting for myself. Trying to figure it out all, going from one place to the next. I don't stop and be still instead I seem to continually run around in circle until I'm completely exhausted and worn out. 
But like Moses says "Don't be afraid." I do the opposite and I live in fear. Until I stop and remember who is with me. And not only is He with me but He is ALWAYS by my side. These battles I have, He is my rescuer. I need to remember to be still and let the Lord be my all.
Often I find myself fighting for myself. Trying to figure it out all, going from one place to the next. I don't stop and be still instead I seem to continually run around in circle until I'm completely exhausted and worn out. But like Moses says "Don't be afraid." I do the opposite and I live in fear. Until I stop and remember who is with me. And not only is He with me but He is ALWAYS by my side. These battles I have, He is my rescuer. I need to remember to be still and let the Lord be my all.
Wanting to learn how to paint? Paint by numbers is a great way to start! Child & Adult kits available. Great project for the lake or the camper. I can see myself painting watching the water with a coffee ☕️ in hand. #paintbynumber #activity #bestill #walknonwater #lloydtoystore
Wanting to learn how to paint? Paint by numbers is a great way to start! Child & Adult kits available. Great project for the lake or the camper. I can see myself painting watching the water with a coffee ☕️ in hand. #paintbynumber  #activity  #bestill  #walknonwater  #lloydtoystore 
“Don’t Let Anyone Pull Your Sparkle” • ⭐️💫
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Good morning beauties. As we are entering this new day, understand that even those you love will let you down, those you love perhaps may speak to you with no filter... but you have 2 choices turn away or show them & yourself, you will not be discouraged! You will make things happen! - let this post be your reminder! Sparkle today!  Your attitude is your brand! Xoxox
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#empoweringwomen #empoweringquotes #motivationalquotes #yougotthis #bestill #loveyourself #supportingwomen #FashionPrayLove
“Don’t Let Anyone Pull Your Sparkle” • ⭐️💫 • Good morning beauties. As we are entering this new day, understand that even those you love will let you down, those you love perhaps may speak to you with no filter... but you have 2 choices turn away or show them & yourself, you will not be discouraged! You will make things happen! - let this post be your reminder! Sparkle today! Your attitude is your brand! Xoxox • •• ••• #empoweringwomen  #empoweringquotes  #motivationalquotes  #yougotthis  #bestill  #loveyourself  #supportingwomen  #FashionPrayLove 
"This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you."
#bestill #godlovesyou #love #faith #strength #courage #power #unbreakable #ifyoucanseetheinvisiblegodcandotheimpossible
DAY TEN: Sometimes even when God seems silent, we feel abandoned. But that’s exactly what it is—a feeling. The truth, He has never left. He is still right next to you—guiding you, comforting you, loving you. The silence is for us to be still and REMEMBER that He is God. He never leaves us or forsakes us. It is then when we learn to TRUST in His goodness. #10daysofsilence #bestill #trust #know
DAY TEN: Sometimes even when God seems silent, we feel abandoned. But that’s exactly what it is—a feeling. The truth, He has never left. He is still right next to you—guiding you, comforting you, loving you. The silence is for us to be still and REMEMBER that He is God. He never leaves us or forsakes us. It is then when we learn to TRUST in His goodness. #10daysofsilence  #bestill  #trust  #know 
"Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself" -Hermann Hesse. 
#Repost @azuliktulum
#bestill #innerpeace #meditation #mindfulness #reconnect #peace #acceptance #spiritual #spirituality #trust #calm #mind #soul #wisdom #insight #illumination #inspiration #observe #mindfulnessmeditation #peace #lookwithin #bestill #knowthyself #divine #stillness #eternal #thoughtoftheday
Learning to be still in this beautiful place.

#saturnaisland #gulfislands #hammocklife #bestill
You need only to be still ——————————————
#fightforyou #bestill#jesus #god #love #blessed #letsigniteteens
Good Morning, It’s Jesus and ☕️ Coffee time. May your coffee be strong & your Faith be stronger! Here is today’s devotional, I hope your day is full of God’s Favor and Blessings and remember no matter what you face today...God ❯⋀⋁ #testedandtesting #jesusandcoffee #faith #morningfuel #childoftheking #biblestudy #thankfulforallseasons #jesusismyjam #faithoverfear #goodmorning #dailydevotionals #blessed #highlyfavored #jesus #trust #bestill #alwaysontime #soulonfireforjesus #godisgreatherthanhighsandlows
Good Morning, It’s Jesus and ☕️ Coffee time. May your coffee be strong & your Faith be stronger! Here is today’s devotional, I hope your day is full of God’s Favor and Blessings and remember no matter what you face today...God ❯⋀⋁ #testedandtesting  #jesusandcoffee  #faith  #morningfuel  #childoftheking  #biblestudy  #thankfulforallseasons  #jesusismyjam  #faithoverfear  #goodmorning  #dailydevotionals  #blessed  #highlyfavored  #jesus  #trust  #bestill  #alwaysontime  #soulonfireforjesus  #godisgreatherthanhighsandlows 
I had a great time yesterday at Escobar Elementary in Pharr and Speed Dating with local authors in Edinburg. Today, I'm in San Juan for a summer reading program. Let's. Do. This. :) #bestilllittletreebestill #bestilllittletree #bestilltree #bestill #freedom #peace #mindfulness #choice #power #stillness #childrensbook #selfpublished
My husband just left for work and my babies are still sleeping....the weather is almost tolerable this morning before the real heat sets in, so I'm going to enjoy my coffee and listen to birds...and take in the morning beauty #bestill #quietmorning #coffee #raedunn #serenity #sweethomealabama #backporchsittin
Simple shabby beauty.  Makes me smile. 💜
Simple shabby beauty. Makes me smile. 💜
Love this simple diffuser necklace...and the meaning 💜
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Be still...be one with yourself...listen to your heart...follow your dreams...be true to yourself .
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Do not let outside forces determine your path.
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#bestill #listentoyourheart #followyourdreams #followyourheart #betruetoyourself #loveyourself #necklace #jewelry #diffuserjewelry #quotes #quotestoliveby #wellbeing #doyou #selflove #selfcare
“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” .
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Go about your daily life with harmony right behind you in all that you do!
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Designed by our Tibetan calligrapher this striking and unique Mongolian stamp has the word ‘harmony’ written across the centre.
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Be inspired by what you wear. .
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Click the link in the bio to visit our shop and see the rest of our Summer tees now in.
“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” . . Go about your daily life with harmony right behind you in all that you do! . . Designed by our Tibetan calligrapher this striking and unique Mongolian stamp has the word ‘harmony’ written across the centre. . Be inspired by what you wear. . . Click the link in the bio to visit our shop and see the rest of our Summer tees now in.
Be Still. Psalm 46:10. ❤️ So many times in my life I struggled with stillness. I fought to be & “become” who I “thought” I was supposed to be. You see, one of THE greatest lies I believe the enemy uses against the Christian is this: we can control our situation. We can control our lives. Sometimes we believe this lie with one foot in the door of our flesh and the other foot amidst all of the “Godly” things. We read Scripture but we don’t LIVE it. This is where we start to act on our own behalf - sometimes out of anger, frustration, fear, envy or uncertainty. This is when things spiral. 😐 When we fail to just “be still” and instead try to make our own way (know this because I’ve lived this) we can be tempted to ACT on feelings .... and actions based on human ‘feelings’ typically never provide a fruitful outcome. 💓 So what do you do? You be still. You trust. You wait. You celebrate with others. You try your absolute best to LIVE out Scripture and yes, celebrate when the doors slam in your face. I’ve had a lot of those. 🚪 Now, sitting here today (writing this) I can see why. The greatest skill you’ll learn is to simply BE STILL and know that He is God. He knows what the absolute BEST is for you & if you fully trust Him - you’ll get it. ❤️ #teach #sunday #ladieswholovechrist #jesus #truth #theword #thoughts #bestill #bestillandknow #bible #biblestudy #bibleverses #biblestudies #biblestudygroup #ministry #psalms #womensministry #womensbiblestudy #scripture #love #patience #inspiration #encouragement #jesusbible #lwlc #ashleypoptodorova #jesuschrist #encourage #atlanta #tuesday
Be Still. Psalm 46:10. ❤️ So many times in my life I struggled with stillness. I fought to be & “become” who I “thought” I was supposed to be. You see, one of THE greatest lies I believe the enemy uses against the Christian is this: we can control our situation. We can control our lives. Sometimes we believe this lie with one foot in the door of our flesh and the other foot amidst all of the “Godly” things. We read Scripture but we don’t LIVE it. This is where we start to act on our own behalf - sometimes out of anger, frustration, fear, envy or uncertainty. This is when things spiral. 😐 When we fail to just “be still” and instead try to make our own way (know this because I’ve lived this) we can be tempted to ACT on feelings .... and actions based on human ‘feelings’ typically never provide a fruitful outcome. 💓 So what do you do? You be still. You trust. You wait. You celebrate with others. You try your absolute best to LIVE out Scripture and yes, celebrate when the doors slam in your face. I’ve had a lot of those. 🚪 Now, sitting here today (writing this) I can see why. The greatest skill you’ll learn is to simply BE STILL and know that He is God. He knows what the absolute BEST is for you & if you fully trust Him - you’ll get it. ❤️ #teach  #sunday  #ladieswholovechrist  #jesus  #truth  #theword  #thoughts  #bestill  #bestillandknow  #bible  #biblestudy  #bibleverses  #biblestudies  #biblestudygroup  #ministry  #psalms  #womensministry  #womensbiblestudy  #scripture  #love  #patience  #inspiration  #encouragement  #jesusbible  #lwlc  #ashleypoptodorova  #jesuschrist  #encourage  #atlanta  #tuesday 
There’s a calm and a peace I feel here that I only get in one other place. Something about getting up early when it seems like you’re the only one awake. I sit and pray for so much this morning. Our country, fellow Advofam in tragedy, my home and family. How I can I sit here and not be in awe of HIS presence??? He is all knowing and perfect in every way 🙏🏼 #bestill
There’s a calm and a peace I feel here that I only get in one other place. Something about getting up early when it seems like you’re the only one awake. I sit and pray for so much this morning. Our country, fellow Advofam in tragedy, my home and family. How I can I sit here and not be in awe of HIS presence??? He is all knowing and perfect in every way 🙏🏼 #bestill 
Haven't been consistent in meditating.  Especially with lil Ari. Today is a good day to start. Downloading the Calm app on my phone to keep track #bestill #meditation #peaceofmind #balance #yoga #consistency #focus #patience
Found my self getting a little teared up as I walked out of preschool today looking at these books. 
I can’t believe how much my little baby has grown! It makes me so proud and breaks my heart all at the same time❤️❤️❤️ I think she took a picture for every day he was there. So blessed to have all these memories❤️ #whyamisuchasap #babyboy #bestill #iloveyou
Found my self getting a little teared up as I walked out of preschool today looking at these books. I can’t believe how much my little baby has grown! It makes me so proud and breaks my heart all at the same time❤️❤️❤️ I think she took a picture for every day he was there. So blessed to have all these memories❤️ #whyamisuchasap  #babyboy  #bestill  #iloveyou 
Be at Peace and Trust the process. #ItShallAllComeToPast #NoForcing #BeStill #JustFaith #LoveAndLight