A few years ago, Brene Brown, author and researcher, partnered with Oprah and taught an online class from her book, The Gifts of Imperfection. One assignment from the class was to write the words I'm imperfect & I'm enough on our hands and take a selfie. The point of the book and the class was … Continue reading I Am Enough
And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory. Ephesians … Continue reading I Am Marked
God's various expressions of power are in action everywhere; but God himself is behind it all. Each person is given something to do that shows who God is: Everyone gets in on it, everyone benefits. I Corinthians 12:9-10 MSG As I approached my seat and saw the man I'd be seated next to for the … Continue reading I Am Accepted
Born and raised in Nashville, TN, I was named for a girl my mother went to college with, Andrea LeNaye. My grandparents lived on opposite ends of the same street and I spent most of my pre-teen years in and out of their homes. In the neighborhood were cousins, aunts and uncles, and friends all … Continue reading My Passion
Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, and He will do it. Psalm 37:4-5 It was Day 3 of the 21 days. The first of only two mornings I sat in the live service. The pastor spoke about the … Continue reading Expect. Trust. Commit.
My favorite color was blue, but now it's chartreuse yellow. It is exactly halfway between yellow and green, with more yellow than green, but not too much. Breath on Paper is taking the next two weeks to share 30 Things About Me.... things that you may or may not know about us. We are uniquely … Continue reading Chartreuse is my Favorite Color
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Our church's Serve Day was a beautiful Saturday in the middle of July in the middle of Alabama. Our group chose a project at a local state park. Outside. … Continue reading The Gift of Serving