“Every longing in us is a version of our longing for God. That longing may be a distorted version of our longing for God, but it’s still a longing for the God we were made to know.” -Tim Chester
I feel, sometimes, that my house and home will never be all perfect and deep down I still want it to be perfect. I’ve realized over the last 10 years that this longing will never be a reality for me or you and here’s why: It’s never enough. ( I want to point out that my rambling thoughts may not always flow smoothly and most certainly they will sometimes contradict each other! It is a conscious effort to find balance. It is a way of being “Mary” instead of “Martha.” Never did I imagine that beginning a “Stylist” career would lead me to feel so deeply and daily challenge myself to share what is real and and what ministers to my soul……..) (more…)
Just a sneak peak of a recent collaboration with Hoek Photography. At Breckinridge Blueberry Farm in Everson, WA. Hope to share more later!
Wanting a Home (Today I digress from my usual content and share from my heart)
Lately, I’ve been “wanting” sooo much, I had to put down my thoughts.
This “wanting” is deep deep down. It is a wanting for a home. A forever home. A place I can feel at peace. A place that is me. It’s beautiful. It’s a place in the country. To be honest, it’s partly a real home. For Sale. In the Country. I want it something awful.
Recently, we were conflicted about our current rental home situation and were looking for a more suitable place that filled all our needs. We wanted to buy a home. A home that belonged to us. A place where we were the boss. A place away from it all… (more…)
I’ve been working on my Craft Area/Work Station; sprucing it up; making it come alive! This sneak peak will have to do for now.
and here is a sneak peak of out Master Bedroom:
I had painted our bedroom furniture this past summer and haven’t shown it off yet! I used some recycled paint and repurposed it into chalk paint. Hopefully will show more in an official photoshoot soon!
So, believe it or not, we have not had a frost yet and these are the last of the flowers in the community garden not far from where I live.
Isn’t this squash pretty? Bye For Now!