Doni Tonda by Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1505-1506
The frame around the painting of the Holy Family shows the head of Christ and those of four prophets.
“But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the judge of all, to the spirit of just men made perfect, to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than that of Abel” (Hebrews 12:22-34).
Welcome to the Citadel Global Community Church. #UnusualWorship
I was listening to my Music yesterday driving home from Tacoma when a song i had never heard came on. It was a fun pop song and to be honest i wasn’t really paying attention to the words, the beat was peppy and i was focused on making sure i didn’t miss my exit. All of the sudden one line snapped me back to reality... “God’s not done with you”
wait, what!? “Even with your broken heart and your wounds and your scars. God’s not done with you”
That hit a little too close to home.
As a stay at home mom I often wonder, am I on the right path? What if I’m missing something? What does God really have planned for me? Why do I have to go though these struggles? Some days you just feel defeated. Just know, no matter what, God is with you and he’s not done yet. “I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” Philippians 1:6 #mops#mopsinternational#momsofpreschoolers#afwife#armywife#momoftwins#momofgirls#momofboys#momstrong#stronglikeamother#faith#scripturesunday#jblm#tacoma#wa#washington#fortlewis#mcchordafb#thankful
Hey ladies 🌹
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What I love about the mountains is how small they make you feel. I have always had a ridiculous obsession with them but never got a lot of experience actually hiking them. They are beautiful, deceiving, and utterly challenging: you keep going. It’s addicting - the search for the next peak and the next. So when is it enough? • .Taking the time I need for breaks. Soaking in every possible moment And sensation I can. The outdoors are truly the best therapy. I don’t have to be on a mountain in order to recalibrate and be present. A lot has changed in my life in the past year. I have seen so many people I care about in pain, losing loved ones...it has made me want to cling to the NOW moments harder and reevaluate the direction I am taking in life. Change has never been easy. But to me it has meant it is an incredible time for growth and new adventures. I have learned it’s ok to feel the pain. It’s ok to talk about it. It’s not ok to bury it. It’s not ok to stifle your internal voice. It’s liberating to recapture your inner child and have faith of a child and love like a child. What’s most amazing about this time in my life is God has never left my side. I see now that He has been making me stronger and stronger, maybe even for this particular time in my life,and it’s amazing. Because His example of love has shown me compassion, forgiveness, and the freedom to choose. I am not afraid anymore. I am ready to reach for the stars, miss, and try and try again. Life is too precious to be anything less than joyful. I choose joy, even in the darkest times. Because my God dwells in the light and in the darkness. Wherever I go He is there to guard me. So I pray that wherever you are in life, you cling to hope. Cling to your friends, family, whoever your support is. Sorrow may last through the night, but joy comes in the morning my friends. #hope#resilience#faith#wilderness#optoutside#outdoortherapy