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I Will Wear Pink Lip Gloss Everyday

A Suzanne Kasler designed room in Veranda. [photo from Veranda Magazine, Jan/Feb 2015]

A Suzanne Kasler designed room in Veranda. [photo from Veranda Magazine, Jan/Feb 2015] The contrast between the glamorous pink chair and the weathered wooden table is genius.

“I will wear pink lip gloss everyday.”

I proudly proclaimed this as my resolution on New Year’s Eve when I was seventeen years old. Why that is the only resolution I remember is beyond me, but it is.

How embarrassing.

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To Those Who Carried My Stretcher

I think Matt still wants me to wear this bracelet even though I am home.

I think Matt still wants me to wear this bracelet even though I am home.

 

“He is here, listen closely, hear Him calling out your name. He is here, you can touch Him. You will never be the same.” -Bill Gaither

 

Last Friday afternoon, my mom and I got to sit outside on my patio. After being in the hospital for a week, getting to sit in my backyard on a cool April afternoon was closer to heaven than I ever imagined it would be. We were flipping through home décor magazines, sharing little tidbits, when my mom said, “You know, God is ALWAYS all around us. But sometimes we get so busy by other things that we do not see and feel Him. It’s not He that’s moved away, it is we.”

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