I am so thankful for the bible and KNOWING GOD and KNOWING TO TURN TO GOD (almost more importantly.) What would Josh and I be? do? how would we cope/deal/love/change/remain hopeful. Josh was irritated with work last night—frustrated and hurt. I didnt know what to do or say. I began praying for him quietly in my head and holding and rubbing him. We hugged and talked and eventually the daily scripture chapter he read earlier today came up. We read it together and fascinated around the words we saw peeling off the page. Lord God thank you for renewing us each hour with your hope and your truth!

Please lead Josh. Give him YOUR hope and YOUR love and YOUR strength!


I am thankful for free food.

for the personal relationship with Jesus to be lived out publicly!!!

I am thankful for hope in the Lord and pushers like Amanda Tress!!

so thankful for sunshine, planning vacations and joshs HARD work

SO thankful for the bright spot that is McCoy each day!!! My mom and I got to spend lots of time this weekend loving on McCoy. It was refreshing, tiring, fun and special!!!

Words we heard over Friday and Saturday
hi (plus a wave!)
mom and dad
pup-py 🙂

it was so fun coming home to my joshela saturday night too!

blonder hair + a new oblique calligraphy pen 🙂

gosh i am so thankful for Joshs support!!!!!!! When I asked about concerns, you didnt have any. you just gave me reasons why it would be beneficial. I think you should do it! you’ve definitely made that $300 this year just in freelance projects.

I am thrilled to talk with Amanda on the phone today at 1:40!!!

God says DO NOT FEAR. DO NOT BE AFRAID. Lord God I am listening and being pulled by you!!!

I am so thankful for a spark reignited and time in the evening used so much more positively. Im energized and excited! Im thrilled and positive! Im filled with God’s love and attitude! Thank you God for leading me to Amanda Tress, for continually renewing my love for paper, color, type and calligraphy, for giving me such peace and sustenance in Your Word and Truth and, finally, for providing the most supportive best friend and cheerleader in Josh!!!!

I am so thankful for such a supportive Josh! I told him about how ive been binge watching and researching Amanda Tress’s personal development and feel pushed to create a business with the existing design and love for stationery and God’s word. Without skipping a beat, he said “You should!!!” thank you God for him!!!!

Im so thankful for the most perfect wedding for Erin.

I am so thankful for a healing finger.

I am so thankful for rest.

I am thankful that even on “cloudy” days I know the sun is ahead. I know my God is always shining. and i have Josh to support me.

i am so thankful for a reliable safe home.

I am so thankful for the joy i find in cooking.

i am so thankful for opportunities through work!