Ellie Claire Journals

I was recently invited to a campaign to review three beautiful hand-lettering/coloring/ journals.  Each of these three journals are unique and focus on different creative aspects.  One is geared more specifically towards hand lettering, another towards illuminated letters, and one towards adult coloring with intricate designs reminiscent of stained-glass windows.  In each, there is room for journaling as well as practicing your hand lettering creativity.

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Musings of Wonder

I’m a deep thinker.  Sometimes my mind trails off in wonder over something that many overlook or consider ordinary.  Today I just wanted to share some of the things that I contemplated over the past week to see if anyone else ever thinks about these things too. I don’t think we take time to stop and be curious often enough.  I’ve found that the more I travel and wander, the more I wonder.  Being full of wonder is often seen as exclusively a childhood experience, but I think adults need it too–we all have an inherent need to be wonder-full.  It’s that wonder that can and should project us towards compete wonder of God and His goodness, which results in praise.  And praise is how we fight our battles.

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Guest Post: MaryLu Tyndall

Today on the blog, I am so excited to be hosting one of my favorite authors! I fell in love with MaryLu Tyndall’s writings around 6 years ago when I found her pirate series.  She writes wonderful historical romances that have strong inspirational themes of faith.  If you love Pirates of the Caribbean, you’ll love her books! Today, she is talking about how her faith influences her creativity.

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The Movie in My Mind

Welcome back to the blog! I’m really loving Tuesdays because I love recapping the message from Sundays, and I hope all of you are enjoying it too! This week is week three of Elevation Church‘s series Triggered.  If you are just joining us, you may want to read my notes from week one and week two. Continue reading “The Movie in My Mind”

In the Potter’s Hands

Life can be crazy.  I’m sure everyone that’s alive knows that and this isn’t new news to anyone, but sometimes, it can feel as if you’re being slung around more than normal.

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Life Verses: Part Four: Hebrews 12:25-29

Welcome back! I hope you all had a good weekend.  Today on the blog I’m continuing my “Life Verses” series.  Each installment chronicles a different verse that ministered to me during a season of my life, so be sure to read parts 1, 2, and 3 first.  Continue reading “Life Verses: Part Four: Hebrews 12:25-29”

My 300th Post & Another Blog You May Like

Today I wanted to celebrate my 300th post by taking some time out to promote my sister’s blog, Hope for the Animals.  She is passionate about animals and about helping other animal lovers, especially kids and teens, take good care of their pets.  She posts about habitat design ideas, tips on taking care of various animals, and other creative, pet-related posts.  Go check out her blog by clicking here, and share it with all your animal-loving friends!