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i love
this life
i live.
i only
have
one.
//
#singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies
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i love this life i live. i only have one. // #singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies

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@juliathelibrarian 😭

@gdweme 😎👍🙏

I am weak but Thou art strong
Jesus keep me from all wrong
I'll be satisfied as long
as I walk, let me walk close to Thee
.
just a closer walk with Thee
grant it, Jesus, is my plea
daily walking close to Thee
let it be, dear Lord, let it be
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when my feeble life is o'er
time for me will be no more
guide me gently, safely o'er
to Thy kingdom's shore, to Thy shore
.
just a closer walk with Thee
grant it, Jesus, is my plea
daily walking close to Thee
let it be, dear Lord, let it be
//
#thoughtfulskies #nofilter
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I am weak but Thou art strong Jesus keep me from all wrong I'll be satisfied as long as I walk, let me walk close to Thee . just a closer walk with Thee grant it, Jesus, is my plea daily walking close to Thee let it be, dear Lord, let it be . when my

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part I: temporary
this life is so temporary.
“Life is too short to not have the life you want.”
disagree?
is it about my wants or His?
if the life that I want is empty and meaningless and centered around myself, is it even worth anything?
if I say I follow and love Him, that means obeying Him.
that means I may need His help to change from the life I want to the life He wants for me.
breathe out a fog
moisture in the air
dissipates
just like my life
so short. 
how do I keep from wasting it?
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part II: idols
deathdeathdeathdeath
the chant pounds on
self love self care self entertainment 
but on this road of following the shepherd, aren’t we supposed to put self
to death?
this all consuming obsession with
me, myself, and I,
this vine that looks healthy and justifiable and beautiful even,
that is actually choking, wrapping me up until I see no one else
my purpose in life is to serve myself.
.
part III.
but no, the Shepherd steps in
pulling off this vine, gripping from the root, yanking from my heart, in the wonderful relentless way He loves.
for the Shepherd knows we need to take care of ourselves, our body, our mind.
He himself would retreat to the wilderness to be alone and be refreshed,
he would join friends at the table,
he would talk and laugh and listen.
he promises life will be hard but his burden is light, the world will hate you but He will love you, you will need to pick up your cross and die to self, and I am bad at all of this. 
but if the Author changes you and writes your story the way He wants, won’t that be so much better?
//
#singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies #selfishness #sanctification
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part I: temporary this life is so temporary. “Life is too short to not have the life you want.” disagree? is it about my wants or His? if the life that I want is empty and meaningless and centered around myself, is it even worth anything? if I say I

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@gdweme 🙏😎👍👏

@elisagraciebeth @shannonomc it’s been especially pretty lately 💛

september sun
summer is done 
garnet skies
songs will rise
as I’ve been learning they’re supposed to. 
gratitude is not reserved for only November
something we’re supposed to constantly remember 
this heartbeat of heaven
bringing our thanks, our joys, and our praise
but also the sorrows, our soul angst, the pain
bestowing perspective to each of our days
a grateful sacrifice in joy and laughter,
also in anguish and constant rain.
//
-in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
‭‭I thessalonians‬ ‭5:18‬‬
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-and let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.
‭‭colossians‬ ‭3:15‬
//
#septemberskies #thoughtfulskies #twoseconds #andiwilllookup #gratitude #physicallyeffecting #littlerhymes
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september sun summer is done garnet skies songs will rise as I’ve been learning they’re supposed to. gratitude is not reserved for only November something we’re supposed to constantly remember this heartbeat of heaven bringing our thanks, our joys

Sometimes victory comes slowly 
like a tree
growing up in faithful but such slow ways
day to day looking like no difference made. 
But compare the years 
there are new rings with new stories
lessons in the inventories 
don’t grow weary to sow the seed
keep heart dear one
sometimes the slow seasons are what you need. 
The tree will grow, but not in a day
so you will grow in your own way.
//
be patient with yourself. 
#growth #twoseconds #thoughtfulskies #littlewords #littlerhymes
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Sometimes victory comes slowly like a tree growing up in faithful but such slow ways day to day looking like no difference made. But compare the years there are new rings with new stories lessons in the inventories don’t grow weary to sow the see

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@emilyjhimple Ugh. I needed this today. 😭🙌🏾 I adore you

@elisagraciebeth @emilyjhimple well that’s happy, I almost didn’t post it! Love you muchly 💕💕

Your voice
is not always an audible speaking
not always a trumpet of glory
not always a mountain shaking rumble.
Your voice
is sometimes a repetition
a word or subject standing out
a still quiet whisper
a phrase from a friend in confirmation 
a voice not my own speaking to me.
Your encouragement
comes in beautiful ways that I couldn’t foresee.
//
#thoughtfulskies #andiwilllookup
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Your voice is not always an audible speaking not always a trumpet of glory not always a mountain shaking rumble. Your voice is sometimes a repetition a word or subject standing out a still quiet whisper a phrase from a friend in confirmation a voice

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@vestemusa 🔝🔝🔝

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love is patient.
love does not push, rush, manipulate, crowd, pressure, play mind games. 
#thoughtfulskies
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love is patient. love does not push, rush, manipulate, crowd, pressure, play mind games. #thoughtfulskies

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@kayemdublyu Beautiful truth

@elisagraciebeth @kayemdublyu it’s pretty lovely 😌

notebook scribbles: 
no hiding behind long hair any more. 
fears discovered
fears being faced 
looking at the ugliness He has covered with His blood
but
still a work in progress
glory to glory 
He’s changing her
teaching her 
but those struggles troubles worries
still sometimes stretch out their fingers and creepy caress her ankles. 
battles to be won
flesh verses the pursuit of being like Him 
the score depends 
on who she feeds.
pull out those roots. 
emotions are weird restless roaming creatures, 
sometimes they’re easy to understand
other days they all need to be put on the alter, sacrificed to God and left there. 
other notes,
He is good. 
He takes what we can’t carry, waiting for us to give it to Him, never forcing, 
these mental loads that press, these questions,  about future, jobs, health, etc, He knows, and He gives peace.
//
the other day it hit me that both Joy and Peace are fruits of the spirit. 
an overflowing, quiet yet rippling bubbling happiness and assurance. 
you can’t put a lid on that. 
they seem kinda contradictory at first, but they aren’t; a beautiful combination I had never really thought about before.
//
#thoughtfulskies #oldnotebooks #singbackthesong
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notebook scribbles: no hiding behind long hair any more. fears discovered fears being faced looking at the ugliness He has covered with His blood but still a work in progress glory to glory He’s changing her teaching her but those struggles trou

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@metamorphosis223 Wow. I have a feeling you're echoing so many hearts here, including mine!

@elisagraciebeth @metamorphosis223 funny how we all feel alike but hide it? I’m glad you related! You encourage me. 💗

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- -long winded late night unedited rambles from the notes- -
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“I choose you”
You chose me
While I was in sin
While I was slapping your face 
Clawing to get away,
 to go back to my dirty glass and stale air
glittering as spider fangs 
poison can look so appealing 
but afterwards comes the numb and your castle made of air comes tumbling down
Getting sucked into your heart to stick guilt and grief and shame and numbness to the walls of your soul like dirty posters on a telephone pole.
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“I choose you”
You chose me
and touched my heart
lifted those trembling eyes
saw the hurt and the scared child behind that emotional barricade and painful nonchalance 
washing those emotion posters down off the wall
and showing me I can plant my feet on You and hold loosely but firmly
because
the world can flip upside down
people can leave
my heart can hurt
accidents can happen
bodies can be broken 
conflict can come
but You never ever move.
.
“I choose you”
You chose me 
when I was sitting with you and got distracted
let go of Your hand to try to touch that dirty glass castle again
and again
stepping back on that lie 
falling 
You catch me 
shame. 
but
You show me, that you still choose me. You chose me long ago and that hasn’t changed. 
That through You I have power over this lie, I am not bound to it. 
I do not have to listen to it.
I do not have to go back to it. 
You make me new. 
You have covered me.
.
“I choose you”
You chose me
amongst my wretchedness
a chronic sinner 
a shattered glass
that You have chosen, picked up, 
and made into a new creation.
You don’t see the old me anymore. 
You make me new.
//
where is your identity based?he has made you new. don’t forget that. claim it. walk powerfully in it.
#rambleylessons #identity #chosenandbeloved #thoughtfulskies #singbackthesong
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- -long winded late night unedited rambles from the notes- - . “I choose you” You chose me While I was in sin While I was slapping your face Clawing to get away, to go back to my dirty glass and stale air glittering as spider fangs poison can look

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@elisagraciebeth @thefreckledfoxx awww, thank youuu!!!! 🧡🧡🧡

@immarbru fff? love your pics so much

all those days watching from the windows
all those years outside looking in
all that time never even knowing
just how blind I've been
now I'm here blinking in the starlight
now I'm here suddenly I see
standing here it's all so clear
I'm where I'm meant to be
//
#relateabledisneylyrics #thoughtfulskies
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all those days watching from the windows all those years outside looking in all that time never even knowing just how blind I've been now I'm here blinking in the starlight now I'm here suddenly I see standing here it's all so clear I'm where I'm mea

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@theyarenotbrown @elisagraciebeth "And it's like the fog has lifted. And at last I see the light, And it's like the sky is new"

@elisagraciebeth @theyarenotbrown YOU COMPLETE ME

although i guess if i knew tomorrow
i guess i wouldn't need faith
i guess if i never fell, i guess i wouldn't need grace
i guess if I knew His plans,
 i guess He wouldn't be God
-jon bellion “maybe idk”
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I miss those days of innocence 
before you had to second guess and look for manipulation. 
before heartbreaks and misplaced trust and lust 
where honesty was honesty and hurts were forgiven quicker and summer lasted a really long time. 
i’m just sick of sin. 
i’m tired of this glitch and its hold on me
its destruction on my loved ones and others who i care about. 
the ache after a fall. 
yes, i’m covered by His blood. 
yes, this shows me His grace. 
yes, He is good and faithful beyond what my mind can understand. 
yes, He makes beauty from our ashes. 
yes, this draws me closer to Him. 
yes, He will use these struggles I trip over to glorify Him someday and to help others. 
but I can’t wait until we can be with Him and be free from these thorns.
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although i guess if i knew tomorrow i guess i wouldn't need faith i guess if i never fell, i guess i wouldn't need grace i guess if I knew His plans, i guess He wouldn't be God -jon bellion “maybe idk” . . I miss those days of innocence before you

Cannon Beach, Oregon
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@elisagraciebeth @kirkman_silas meeee toooooo

@roysmithmusic Nice!!

it is heavy to compare yourself  to other people. 
it is heavy to judge other people. 
it is heavy to hold grudges. 
it is heavy to be self focused. 
it is heavy to have idols. 
it is heavy to people please.
to isolate.
to try to carry everything without Him.
to envy.
it is light to the soul
to come to Him and drop it all
fix your eyes 
and praise. 
don’t needlessly carry burdens.
//
#madetoworship #thoughtfulskies #longdrives #loudmusic
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it is heavy to compare yourself to other people. it is heavy to judge other people. it is heavy to hold grudges. it is heavy to be self focused. it is heavy to have idols. it is heavy to people please. to isolate. to try to carry everything wit

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@elisagraciebeth @pur_et_simple 😘 🌅 🧡

@blackorchidballerinas balletbeautiful

never alone
when your hope has been broken
and the fear is unspoken but true
you're never alone
like a dream in a child
or a childish dream in you

I'll do anything that I can do
to show you my love and comfort you

when you can't seem to find your way home
and when life gets too hard
to face on your own
I will stand as a light through your darkest unknown
I will walk with you
so you're never alone
-never alone, jesse bonanno
//
how amazing He is. 
#holdfast #standfirm #lookup #thoughtfulskies #vsco
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never alone when your hope has been broken and the fear is unspoken but true you're never alone like a dream in a child or a childish dream in you I'll do anything that I can do to show you my love and comfort you when you can't seem to find your w

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@ksrwanderer I needed this. 😭❤️

to be the spark
not afraid of the dark 
but everything is amplified 
emotions never pacified 
feel it in your bones
silent deep aching moans 
until you find expression
to ease that awful tension //
#thoughtfulskies #wordseveryday #expression #littlerhymes
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to be the spark not afraid of the dark but everything is amplified emotions never pacified feel it in your bones silent deep aching moans until you find expression to ease that awful tension // #thoughtfulskies #wordseveryday #expression #littler

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@theyarenotbrown This though!! 💖💖💖

@elisagraciebeth @theyarenotbrown 😘😘

People see the lighter emotions that
float to the top
drip 
drip
drop 
feelings spill from my eyes
down my cheek 
salty caresses 
touching quietly 
while looking at the sky. 
don’t lose who you are
who you were made to be
we need the passionate as well as the grounded. 
i’m so glad that God is not flat, deaf, an eternal bland beige being who remains out of our reach and who we can’t please. 
He is vibrant
wild
thrilling
alive 
all of the colors in flames, deepest of laughter, strongest arms, running down a mountain, the greatest dance. 
He whispers poetry, holds us alive with His voice, dwells in us, 
cares enough to help us grow and to complete the good work He starts in us. 
dance with Him. it is wonderful.
-a ramble //
“and I will be undignified, and I will praise the Lord my God with all my might”
-rend collective
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People see the lighter emotions that float to the top drip drip drop feelings spill from my eyes down my cheek salty caresses touching quietly while looking at the sky. don’t lose who you are who you were made to be we need the passionate as we

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@justkimmers This is so beautiful!

@elisagraciebeth @justkimmers aw, thank you!! grateful for inspiration and words and phone cameras 😌🙈

pictures holding memories
thoughts of who to be 
when you’re a little bit of everything, where do you stand?
somewhere not on sinking sand
in His arms always. 
we have each been created differently,
all one body, each having different purposes [romans 12]
and that means:
we will all look differently 
we will each sound differently 
we will each have different strengths 
we will each have different weaknesses 
we will each have a different voice 
we will each have a different bloom time
we will each have a different humor, skill set, level of wit or intellectualism, writing style, living style, sharing style, loving style. 
we can admire the way others do things, 
learn from them,
but we are meant to be ourselves
and to look to Him and not to others to know who we are and who we are made to be. [random interjection: also, the question “how are you doing?” weirds me out recently. how am I doing what? life? i would hope well, but sin kinda sets dynamite under that intention. yet Christ rebuilds the wreckage. amazing. I’m stumbling along but He is gracious.] taking up ones cross looks different than how I thought it would when I was a bit younger, and all things are meaningless unless He is in them. 
i really do not know much. there is so much to learn.
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CHECKING TO SEE IF TOM READ THIS FAR. 
hi
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pictures holding memories thoughts of who to be when you’re a little bit of everything, where do you stand? somewhere not on sinking sand in His arms always. we have each been created differently, all one body, each having different purposes [roman

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@chiefcolonel Peru?

@elisagraciebeth @chiefcolonel yep! I’ve been going through all my old photos 😁 this was at the town we stayed at before seeing machu picchu

set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. 
colossians 3:2
our time is just a breath.
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set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. colossians 3:2 our time is just a breath.

Cusco, Peru
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@chiefcolonel Been there...spent 4 days....wonderful place...are you there?

@elisagraciebeth @chiefcolonel I was there for just under two weeks in October 2016, it is a wonderful place. I think of it often. 😊

every day we start anew.
fresh starts. one step at a time. this moment, here.
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“and do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed [not by our power or through ourselves] by the [continual/daily] renewing [making new, refreshing] of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”
‭‭romans‬ ‭12:2‬
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“through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. 
they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.”
‭‭lamentations‬ ‭3:22‬-23
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every day we start anew. fresh starts. one step at a time. this moment, here. . “and do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed [not by our power or through ourselves] by the [continual/daily] renewing [making new, refreshing] of your mind

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@elisagraciebeth #freshpaint #startanew #thoughtfulskies

we are so small. 
and He is bigger than my mind can comprehend. 
crazy that He sees and knows us. //
missing millions of stars and views like this that make me feel tiny and remind me how big He is.
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we are so small. and He is bigger than my mind can comprehend. crazy that He sees and knows us. // missing millions of stars and views like this that make me feel tiny and remind me how big He is.

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@andreamsaxe ❤️Love this! Makes me think of the song "you don't miss a thing" by bethel music. He is so big, and yet he knows us! He doesn't miss anything. What a great God we have!

@elisagraciebeth @andreamsaxe awwww I’m going to have to look that one up!! And right? It’s so beautiful and befuddles me. He’s so so great. 🧡

it’s a broken world
with a lot of broken people. 
there’s a lot of darkness, there’s a lot of pain. 
there is cancer, car crashes, starvation, anger, violence, child labor, racism, slavery, dysentery, murder, rape, jealousy, corruption, heart breaks, depression, mosquito bites, allergies, anxiety, the list goes on and it’s easy to get caught up in. 
there are black tunnels and burning days, heart breaks, turning to ashes and watching dreams die.
but 
He specializes in making beauty out of ashes we thought unredeemable. 
There is also art, huge trees, compliments from strangers, the knowledge that there is purpose to everything, rainbows, warmth, sunbeams, hugs from family, His Word, truth, the ability to focus on the good, the ability to change, the ability to choose what to dwell on, mugs of tea, happy tears, long walks with friends, laughing til your stomach hurts. Honesty, ukulele music, leaf buds, fireplaces, the ocean, laughing at memories, a glorious recovery, healing, peace, little steps of growth, stories and storytelling. so many people with amazing, unique details. redemption, salvation, the ability to talk to Him and the assurance He hears us. 
Not to make light of the awful, broken things
there is a lot of darkness here, but there is also so much light, and so much hope.
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it’s a broken world with a lot of broken people. there’s a lot of darkness, there’s a lot of pain. there is cancer, car crashes, starvation, anger, violence, child labor, racism, slavery, dysentery, murder, rape, jealousy, corruption, heart breaks,

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@hannahschroering @elisagraciebeth the poem and the picture

@elisagraciebeth @hannahschroering aha! To quote you, “WELL DANG. THANKS.” 🧡😌

...and I will look up. -psalm 5:3b //
sometimes life comes from death, growth comes from something being laid down.
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...and I will look up. -psalm 5:3b // sometimes life comes from death, growth comes from something being laid down.

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@nogginrockers 👏

@theyarenotbrown Truth!!!! 👍👌👏

you are the place I have the most childhood memories of;
my little blue house with its creek, trees, and ducks,
grandma’s house and the 4th of July parades,
the skate park where I’d run around and normally fall off the high side of the ramps, 
the little park where we laughed and ran up and down that dirt hill, sledded on the leaves, played lava monster as a kid and threw rocks in the water. 
I still come to this park. 
to think, to cry, make decisions, bring friends,
many memories. 
a lot of life things have happened in Kirkland.
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you are the place I have the most childhood memories of; my little blue house with its creek, trees, and ducks, grandma’s house and the 4th of July parades, the skate park where I’d run around and normally fall off the high side of the ramps, the li

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@theyarenotbrown @elisagraciebeth Kirkland is always a fun time, especially with friends. 😊

@elisagraciebeth @theyarenotbrown agreed

thank You for the language and words that You’ve given us,
but I’m glad I can’t articulate You
//
#thoughtfulskies
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thank You for the language and words that You’ve given us, but I’m glad I can’t articulate You // #thoughtfulskies

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@elisagraciebeth #words #gratitude #nowords #singbackthesong

it’s always been an interesting observation in my life
that on special days God will color the sky especially beautifully. 
this was a hopeful, trusting, prayers answered, Hannah sky. 
He brings peace and He gives strength.
#skatefairystrong
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it’s always been an interesting observation in my life that on special days God will color the sky especially beautifully. this was a hopeful, trusting, prayers answered, Hannah sky. He brings peace and He gives strength. #skatefairystrong

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@elisagraciebeth @theyarenotbrown I think you were becoming more conscious/remembered something, I’d have to look back in my journals to see what it was specifically... 🤔

@theyarenotbrown @elisagraciebeth ahhh, okay. 😊

groggy eyes 
gravely morning voice 
blinking awake and not wanting to. 
but then it got better. 
friends were here, hugs and talks before they left, 
I had sweet clients today, one of which chatted the entire time and gave me travel tips and ideas, food recommendations, instructed me on how to make authentic Indian tea, and where to get ingredients. 
another client who had shoulder aches, grateful eyes, and who I talked about Boston and breathing for a while with. 
funny how we all are living right now, but are each filling our days in such unique, differing ways. //
#noticing #massagelife #sunsets #indianfood #allthere ccomdations #teamaking #sweetmassage #mypeoples #bitsoflife #alsomexicanfoodwithfam #omnomnomn #selfieception #vsco #thoughtfulskies
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groggy eyes gravely morning voice blinking awake and not wanting to. but then it got better. friends were here, hugs and talks before they left, I had sweet clients today, one of which chatted the entire time and gave me travel tips and ideas, f

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@selfieofaselfie Nice one!

bare feet 
cold ground 
footsteps light 
over frosted grass 
pondering while running because movement helps my thoughts filter and sift and settle down to make sense. 
why do we settle. 
for mediocre. 
for lukewarm. 
for so much less than what we can have. 
as a Christ follower, seeing no difference between the followers and the missing ones. 
which confused me, because if we have the Holy Spirit living in us, shouldn’t we look different than the world? 
shouldn’t we be light? 
but we can’t serve two masters at once
I looked at myself, and realized I was dumping darkness into myself while trying to look into the light.
that doesn’t work. 
it’s all or nothing. 
light or dark. 
hot or cold. 
this lukewarm thing doesn’t fly anywhere 
and I don’t want it. 
I want vibrance. 
I want more. 
I want light. 
I want Him. 
but do I? am I willing to let go of these things that are causing blocks in my heart? keeping me from fully opening my hands to Him? 
cold feet 
warm heart spreads heat 
to the extremities. 
I’d be doing things and hear Him say “you’d have to give this up too. Are you still willing?” but whenever He takes something He replaces it with something better. 
and yes, I want that better.
// ...and I will look up.
-psalm 5:3
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#singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies #newdirections #promises #choosebetter #chooselight #dontsettle #allornothing #vsco
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bare feet cold ground footsteps light over frosted grass pondering while running because movement helps my thoughts filter and sift and settle down to make sense. why do we settle. for mediocre. for lukewarm. for so much less than what we can

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@sydneyt2 Beautiful

@elisagraciebeth @sydneyt2 😌😘🧡

He who began a good work in you will be faithful to complete it. //
#singbackthesong #sanctification #promises #thoughtfulskies #vsco #vscocam
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He who began a good work in you will be faithful to complete it. // #singbackthesong #sanctification #promises #thoughtfulskies #vsco #vscocam

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@elisagraciebeth @pdx_roots that it was 👌🏻

Crisp apple juice 
flows over my teeth and 
down my chin
the result of a bite I underestimated. 
Ripped knee gardening jeans, beanie and about 4 more layers because the temperature is cold, 
I am warm, 
and it wants to bite me. 
Puppy feet patter along with me 
snuffling as we meander 
over the glimmering brittle frost ground 
to the garden. 
It’s dragon season and our breath billows out, the puppy and I
the few stars we can see in our light polluted indigo sky hang low and cold. 
Crazy how all of a sudden the sun disappears and the sky gets dark and there are all these little lights in it with one big light. 
Never fails to amaze me. 
Christmas music 
dancing across the slippery glittering cardboard covering my sleeping garden. 
Marvel and think 
of how I want to write different song lyrics for an old song 
of how He uses the weak and the ones who don’t think we have an impact, 
of how we’ve each been given a purpose and He calls to us. 
Some of us don’t call back
some of us ignore the call
and that’s sad to me. 
Some of us call back though, and He uses our open hearts and it’s a beautiful thing. 
Amazing that He sees and wants us to want to know Him. 
taking minutes to just stare at the sky and feel small childlike wonder.
My God is so big. //
#alwayswonder #decembernights #wordsrushround #fabulouscardboard #nighttimelifeline #thoughtfulskies #adventureswithannie #purpose #useyourgifts
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Crisp apple juice flows over my teeth and down my chin the result of a bite I underestimated. Ripped knee gardening jeans, beanie and about 4 more layers because the temperature is cold, I am warm, and it wants to bite me. Puppy feet patter alo

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@rosalindgraf Love your words

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Like the mountains 
I want to be;
In plain sight
Yet a mystery
-e.h.
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#twoseconds #thoughtfulskies #vsco #heybrooklookout #poetry #prose #littlewords #singbackthesong
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Like the mountains I want to be; In plain sight Yet a mystery -e.h. // #twoseconds #thoughtfulskies #vsco #heybrooklookout #poetry #prose #littlewords #singbackthesong

Nighttime 
Life line
Thoughts breaking out of daytime boxes 
Floating into the comforting layer of velvety dark 
Moonlight sifts through the branches
Softly 
Silently 
Kissing the ground that rests and the dreamers who don’t sleep 
The world deeply slumbers yet is 
Vibrantly awake 
Flowers blooming for the moon
Restless hearts dancing or thinking. 
If we wear masks in the daytime
they fall off in the night light.
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#thoughtfulskies
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Nighttime Life line Thoughts breaking out of daytime boxes Floating into the comforting layer of velvety dark Moonlight sifts through the branches Softly Silently Kissing the ground that rests and the dreamers who don’t sleep The world deeply s

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@vendibean Your Instagram is awesome ✔️ ! ✔️ 💯

@elisagraciebeth @vendibean hey thankkkssss!! 😄🙌🏻

friends that join you in kicking off your shoes to sit in comfy chairs, drink coffee, and talk about all of the things. friends that track your rabbit trail/distractible way of talking, have lots of insight, can find humor in many many situations, who will take on the mom friend role, inspire you to walk closer to Him, will talk to all of the people and befriend the baristas, who share thoughts, love of tea, and just listening. those friends are a delight. how I love this sweet one. //
#ElisaRene #lookingglasscoffee #myenfjtribe #THEYSELLNOTEBOOKSTOO #thoughtfulskies #nevernotgrow #whyyoudrinkcoffeesofast #carrots
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friends that join you in kicking off your shoes to sit in comfy chairs, drink coffee, and talk about all of the things. friends that track your rabbit trail/distractible way of talking, have lots of insight, can find humor in many many situations, wh

tb to summer sunsets, pb-honey sandwiches, fog, and gallivanting down mountains. I’m going to miss these, but excited for more moments like them next year. //
#hackingintomountains #hackingblue #gigglehiccups #vibrantlight #thoughtfulskies #byesummernights #randomfleurs #pilchucklove
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tb to summer sunsets, pb-honey sandwiches, fog, and gallivanting down mountains. I’m going to miss these, but excited for more moments like them next year. // #hackingintomountains #hackingblue #gigglehiccups #vibrantlight #thoughtfulskies #byesummer

Mount Pilchuck
My fellow book lover, ponderer, quiet noticer. 
Hours spent laying on the ground looking at the sky, random question asking. 
If we had to choose between having 20 butterflies appearing out of nowhere every time we sneezed or having 100 butterflies die somewhere in the world for each sneeze, we’d both rather have butterflies appear. #infp
Journaling onto the clouds, tracking random mysterious flashes (it ended up being distant lightning), decisions to learn constellations, finding cloud shapes. 
Talks. 
I love my joe bean. //
#INFPtwin #singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies #oneofusalsogotscaredbyastealthycat #mwahaha #meaowingatthesky #autumnnights #hackingblue
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My fellow book lover, ponderer, quiet noticer. Hours spent laying on the ground looking at the sky, random question asking. If we had to choose between having 20 butterflies appearing out of nowhere every time we sneezed or having 100 butterflies d

me to me: I don’t need any more pictures of fog rn, so look for other things to take pictures of. *15 minutes later*
me: *takes extravagant number of pictures of beautiful, moody, mountain fog*
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#hackingintomountains #singbackthesong #sibs #agameoftones #thoughtfulskies #moodyautumns
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me to me: I don’t need any more pictures of fog rn, so look for other things to take pictures of. *15 minutes later* me: *takes extravagant number of pictures of beautiful, moody, mountain fog* // #hackingintomountains #singbackthesong #sibs #agameof

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@the_liberty_belle #hackingintomountains 😂😂👍🏾

@elisagraciebeth @the_liberty_belle mmhmm 😉😅😋✌🏻

Farther along we’ll know all about it
Farther along we’ll understand why
So cheer up my brothers, live in the sunshine
We’ll understand this, all by and by

Tempted and tried, I wondered why
The good man dies, the bad man thrives
And Jesus cries because he loves em’ both
We’re all cast-aways in need of rope
Hangin’ on by the last threads of our hope
In a house of mirrors full of smoke
Confusing illusions I’ve seen

Where did I go wrong, I sang along
To every chorus of the song
That the devil wrote like a piper at the gate
Leading mice and men down to their fate
But some will courageously escape
The seductive voice with a heart of faith
While walkin’ the line back home

There's much more to life than we’ve been told
It’s full of beauty that will unfold
And shine like you struck gold my wayward son
That deadweight burden weighs a ton
Go down to the river and let it run
And wash away all the things you’ve done
Forgiveness, alright

Farther along we’ll know all about it
Farther along we’ll understand why
So cheer up my brothers, live in the sunshine
We’ll understand this, all by and by

But still I get hard pressed on every side
Between the rock and a compromise
Like truth and a pack of lies fightin’ for my soul
And I’ve got no place left go
Cause I got changed by what I’ve been shown
There's more glory than the world has known
Keeps me ramblin’ on

Skipping like a calf loosed from its stall
I’m free to love once and for all
And even when I fall I’ll get back up
For the joy that overflows my cup
Heaven filled me with more than enough
Broke down my levees and my bluffs
Let the flood wash me

And one day when the sky rolls back on us
Some rejoice and the others fuss
Cause every knee must bow and tongue confess
The son of god is forever blessed
His is the kingdom, and we’re the guests
So put your voice up to the test
Sing Lord, come soon

Farther along we’ll know all about it
Farther along we’ll understand why
So cheer up my brothers, live in the sunshine
We’ll understand this, all by and by.
-josh garrels // I post this song way too often, but I love it and keep coming back to it. //
#fartheralong #joshgarrels #thoughtfulskies #wordsrushround
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Farther along we’ll know all about it Farther along we’ll understand why So cheer up my brothers, live in the sunshine We’ll understand this, all by and by Tempted and tried, I wondered why The good man dies, the bad man thrives And Jesus cries beca

Sunshine and rain are opposites in ways, but together they produce growth. //
#thoughtfulskies #freshpaint
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Sunshine and rain are opposites in ways, but together they produce growth. // #thoughtfulskies #freshpaint

If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time. //
#goalsetting #padrequotes #allthewriting 
#fromtheother #thoughtfulskies
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If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time. // #goalsetting #padrequotes #allthewriting #fromtheother #thoughtfulskies

He is faithful. He does what He says. I'm really glad about that. 
#littlehugethings #thesetimes #thoughtfulskies
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He is faithful. He does what He says. I'm really glad about that. #littlehugethings #thesetimes #thoughtfulskies

Today I'm grateful for the green love letters waiting to unfurl, the new life that's starting to show, that I can talk to my Savior directly, baby fingers, and little details. Spring fever is beginning to hit. //
#favoriteseasons #comealive #springish #thoughtfulskies #grateful #cleaneverything #Imturningintomymother #help
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Today I'm grateful for the green love letters waiting to unfurl, the new life that's starting to show, that I can talk to my Savior directly, baby fingers, and little details. Spring fever is beginning to hit. // #favoriteseasons #comealive #springis

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@nancyhacking Such a good place to be. 😉

@rachelwattsonfitness I looove this!!

for faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. .
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#morninglessons #thoughts #timely #tbtoleavenworth #thoughtfulskies
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for faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. . . . #morninglessons #thoughts #timely #tbtoleavenworth #thoughtfulskies

My faith has found a resting place,  Not in device nor creed;
I trust the Ever-living One,  His wounds for me shall plead. 	I need no other argument,  I need no other plea;
It is enough that Jesus died,  And that He died for me.
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#hymns #peru #tb #missing #singbackthesong #alldastairs #cusco #thoughtfulskies
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My faith has found a resting place, Not in device nor creed; I trust the Ever-living One, His wounds for me shall plead. I need no other argument, I need no other plea; It is enough that Jesus died, And that He died for me. . . . . . . #hymns #p

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@mrs.evy.d One of my FAVORITE SONGS.

@elisagraciebeth @mrs.evy.d @joyful_song924 @the_liberty_belle meeee toooo 😌

•Self control. To control ones self. A fruit of the spirit that I often forget about. The one that I find is less glamorous than the others, but so immensely important for all areas of life. It helps you protect yourself, it helps you protect others, it is essential for intentional growth and mental strength. It's interesting cause this one enhances all of the other fruits and raises then to be even better and more consistent, as when you're self controlled you continue even when the feeling is not there that moment.•
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•Self control. To control ones self. A fruit of the spirit that I often forget about. The one that I find is less glamorous than the others, but so immensely important for all areas of life. It helps you protect yourself, it helps you protect others,

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@mrs.evy.d Yes!!💚

@elisagraciebeth @mrs.evy.d ❤❤❤

Thinking about the future and past
Remembering what really will last
Makes your life change direction 
Makes your tone change inflection 
Makes your heart look upward more
Makes you ache at your core 
Are you living as you should? What call have you been given? And are you carrying it out? 
These thoughts whirl round, after a week that challenged in many ways. .
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#twoseconds #perunights #missing #thoughtfulskies #singbackthesong #thislife #reprioritizing #singlestar
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Thinking about the future and past Remembering what really will last Makes your life change direction Makes your tone change inflection Makes your heart look upward more Makes you ache at your core Are you living as you should? What call have you

Cusco, Peru
Glad that God likes to show off how much beauty He can make. .
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#day11 #machupicchu #wondersoftheworld #thoughts #peru #suchlove #thoughtfulskies #runeverywhere #icanbreatheagain  #6togo #missiontripending
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Glad that God likes to show off how much beauty He can make. . . . . #day11 #machupicchu #wondersoftheworld #thoughts #peru #suchlove #thoughtfulskies #runeverywhere #icanbreatheagain #6togo #missiontripending

Machu Picchu, Peru
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@elisagraciebeth Photo creds: @oxana_wednesday

@mle_of_stonetown Amen!

something about skylines is captivating. i managed to look at them and not walk into street poles, so I'm counting that as a success. .
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#lovelypeoples  #thoughtfulskies #adventuring #seattle #ferriswheels #walks #backseatdrivers #skylinesandscrapers
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something about skylines is captivating. i managed to look at them and not walk into street poles, so I'm counting that as a success. . . . . . . #lovelypeoples #thoughtfulskies #adventuring #seattle #ferriswheels #walks #backseatdrivers #skylinesan

// family snuggles and wrestling. piano playing with little siblings. a moody gray sky observed while walking around in a borrowed coat. thinking about and writing down memories. talks with friends. yummy coffee. 
so far October has been grand. //
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#newmonth #helloOctober #singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies #thislife #suchlove #stargazingandgoodbyes
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// family snuggles and wrestling. piano playing with little siblings. a moody gray sky observed while walking around in a borrowed coat. thinking about and writing down memories. talks with friends. yummy coffee. so far October has been grand. // .

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@gracefujinaka That coat... 😊

@elisagraciebeth @gracefujinaka hehehe, it's super warm and happy...

joyrides, dark nights
laughter, hang tight
bright moon, early hours,
life talks, diesel power. 
young life, energy flows, lights flicker, friendship grows. .
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#twoseconds #thislifeilive #thesepeople #memories #missing #vsco #vscocam #thoughtfulskies #singbackthesong #littlewords #nighttalks #joyriding #parkinglotsweremadeforthis #lookatthatglimmer #childsoul #plansmade
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joyrides, dark nights laughter, hang tight bright moon, early hours, life talks, diesel power. young life, energy flows, lights flicker, friendship grows. . . . . #twoseconds #thislifeilive #thesepeople #memories #missing #vsco #vscocam #thoughtfuls

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@gracefujinaka Best night ever!! :-D almost. Stargazing was still better. ;-)

@elisagraciebeth @gracefujinaka I agree, stargazing trumps it, but next best thing ☺️

•why has today been glorious? .
-I made a new friend/client at work while helping her look for merch with Ethiopian monkeys on them. .
-my twin (@gracefujinaka) snuck into work and surprised me, completely made my day.
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•why has today been glorious? . -I made a new friend/client at work while helping her look for merch with Ethiopian monkeys on them. . -my twin (@gracefujinaka ) snuck into work and surprised me, completely made my day.

I am small. 
In amongst all the matter and heroes and antiheroes and tired people and little children and oceans and bugs and trees and planets and black holes and empty space and just so MUCH of this universe, I am but a speck. Or half a speck, all things relative. 
God is so big. 
It overwhelms my mind, and all I can do is laugh and be grateful that  He even sees me, let alone wants to know and be known by me.
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#thoughtfulskies #singbackthesong #oregonadventures #castlerock #writtenbypastme #wordsandwordsandwords #small #twoseconds #musemood #agameoftones #vscogram #vsco
: @tickofthecl0ck
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I am small. In amongst all the matter and heroes and antiheroes and tired people and little children and oceans and bugs and trees and planets and black holes and empty space and just so MUCH of this universe, I am but a speck. Or half a speck, all

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@elisagraciebeth @_anjelaa_ aw, thank you! 😌

@the6.photography that's really nice!

a few personal goals and desires: ️ pass Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam •become licensed in crainiosacral therapy •learn to surf very well
•get published
•learn how to make excellent sourdough and kombucha (food in general)
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and the list goes on because life is short... I got one of those checked off today and it is a glorious feeling...here's to completing the rest of the list. :)
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#mblex #passed #singbackthesong #onedown #manytogo #nevernotgrow #moodygrams #vivrelibre #amongtalltrees #thislifeilive #vsco #vscogram #butnofilter #agameoftones #evergreens #oregon #memories #thoughtfulskies #athousandsteps
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a few personal goals and desires: ️ pass Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam •become licensed in crainiosacral therapy •learn to surf very well •get published •learn how to make excellent sourdough and kombucha (food in general) • and the list goes o

Oregon Coast
•••prepare thyselves for jillions of cliche Oregon pictures.•••
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#singbackthesong #oregon #lovelypeoples #torcietakesoregon #hikesfordays #pnw #vsco #vscogram #overtakenshots #happyplaces #thoughtfulskies #moodygram #agameoftones
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•••prepare thyselves for jillions of cliche Oregon pictures.••• . . . . . #singbackthesong #oregon #lovelypeoples #torcietakesoregon #hikesfordays #pnw #vsco #vscogram #overtakenshots #happyplaces #thoughtfulskies #moodygram #agameoftones

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@mrs_rose_watson Where are you in Oregon??

@elisagraciebeth @rosebud2242 I was at cannon beach! I'm home now though

••twinkles and crescents and shades of dark. 
questions and wondering and quiet assurance, telling the moon about all the adventures i had while she was away•• .
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#singbackthesong #moodygrams #thoughtfulskies #tobebold #littlewords #musemood #tb #mymoon #littlesilversliver #shadesofdark #moonrisings #cresentbar #vsco #vscocam #vscogram #optoutside #gameoftones #freewriting #twoseconds #cloudfascination #wordsrushround
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••twinkles and crescents and shades of dark. questions and wondering and quiet assurance, telling the moon about all the adventures i had while she was away•• . . . . . . . . #singbackthesong #moodygrams #thoughtfulskies #tobebold #littlewords #mus

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@pavidderry 💯💯

@elisagraciebeth @pavidderry 🙌🏻☺️

••frank peretti books, long playlists, hot tubs, bubble solution, wide open spaces, my grandmas condo, sunsets. happy little voices but also silence. driving through the mountains to find sunshine. ️••
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#day5 #gratitude #blueskies #thoughtfulskies #5hackingsgone #singbackthesong #cresentbar #columbiariver #vacay #ish #actuallyhot #hellojuly #vsco #vscocam #frankperetti
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••frank peretti books, long playlists, hot tubs, bubble solution, wide open spaces, my grandmas condo, sunsets. happy little voices but also silence. driving through the mountains to find sunshine. ️•• . . . . #day5 #gratitude #blueskies #thoughtfuls

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@troy.hacking Wait?! Hot tubs?!

@elisagraciebeth @hannahschroering isn't he just great?!

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@celtic_cowgirl4christ Gracie!!! You always have the most beautiful heartfelt captions! 😍 So encouraging! 😊👍

@elisagraciebeth @celtic_cowgirl4christ Kaylie! I'm so glad it encourages you! That makes me immensely happy. Tanks 😌😃🙌🏻

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@nancyhacking I love everything you write.

@elisagraciebeth @nancyhacking tanks 😌❤️

Moody sunset over Clapham South. Who knows.... #sunset #clapham #iloveclapham #friday #thoughtfulskies #orangeskies #cloudporn #viewfrommygarden
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Moody sunset over Clapham South. Who knows.... #sunset #clapham #iloveclapham #friday #thoughtfulskies #orangeskies #cloudporn #viewfrommygarden

Clapham South, London
moody skies over the gorge this morning. #yyj #seemsfitting
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moody skies over the gorge this morning. #yyj #seemsfitting

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@kaleymichael_ #home #Victoria #victoriabc #explore #walkway #selkirktrestle #thegorge #beherenow #mending #thoughtfulskies #stormyskies

@tamesha3076 Ey friends! Do you try to increase your IG? Then you should go to this site ➡️ lGRAMSLlKE•com to obtain 100+ friends every single day! 😂

G.K. Chesterson (from the Illustrated London News, no less) said Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
What is art?

You are. And the mayfly. And every wasp novel ever lived. And the hard Winter overthrown by Spring. Motherhood. Grass. Jupiter. Your annoying neighbor. 
Art is.
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#gloriousbooks #tobebold #thoughtfulskies #singbackthesong #artis #amongtalltrees #vsco #soulfood #nevernotgrow #notesfromthetiltawhirl #favorites #thislifeilive
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"G.K. Chesterson (from the Illustrated London News, no less) said "Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere". What is art? You are. And the mayfly. And every wasp novel ever lived. And the hard Winter overthrown by Spring. Motherho

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@gem75 Hooray! Glad you like

@elisagraciebeth @gem75 I'm buying myself a copy.... I adore this book 😋

•••sometimes
creativity strikes

sometimes
negativity bites

sometimes
inspiration alights

sometimes 
hearts ignite 
sometimes
words are spikes

these parasites
that take delight 
in driving flesh and faith to the fight. 
But lo, behold
they give hindsight
which takes us later to unseen heights.
-e.g.h. •••
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#blessingsindisguise #musemood #shadowplay #vsco #singbackthesong #poeticnights #tiredfingers #poetry #thoughtfulskies #thislifeilive #tobebold
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•••sometimes creativity strikes sometimes negativity bites sometimes inspiration alights sometimes hearts ignite sometimes words are spikes these parasites that take delight in driving flesh and faith to the fight. But lo, behold they give hi

\\ Today was my last day of school. The official end of my college math class. The first time playing volleyball in about three years. The first time playing with watercolors in I don't even remember. It's been a glorious day. //
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#thislifeilive #plusnewfriends #laughter #vscocam #vsco #allthelovelypeople #nomoreschool #freeeeeeeeeedooooooom #singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies #beginningsandendings #newroads
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\\ Today was my last day of school. The official end of my college math class. The first time playing volleyball in about three years. The first time playing with watercolors in I don't even remember. It's been a glorious day. // . . . #thislifeiliv

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@gracefujinaka Where did you play volleyball?

@elisagraciebeth @gracefujinaka at a friends graduation party. It wasn't official games though on account of us laughing too hard, and I hurt my wrist again. But it was a lot of fun. 😊

It's been too long since last I saw sights like this. .
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#RIPlegs #andknees #firstbighikeof2016 #singbackthesong #mtsi #soulfood #PeruTrip2016 #suchbeauty #thoughtfulskies  #mountainlove #memoriesmade #lovelypeople  #vsco #vscocam
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It's been too long since last I saw sights like this. . . . . #riplegs #andknees #firstbighikeof2016 #singbackthesong #mtsi #soulfood #perutrip2016 #suchbeauty #thoughtfulskies #mountainlove #memoriesmade #lovelypeople #vsco #vscocam

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@hannahschroering on Facebook or whatever. not iMessage.

@elisagraciebeth Check your DMs babe @hannahschroering

•••The summer vanishes, but soon shall come
The glad young days of yet another year. 
So do not mourn the passing of a joy,
But rather wait the coming of a good,
And know God never takes a gift away
But He sends other gifts to take its place.•••
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#pg19 #singbackthesong #poetry #thriftstorescore #favorites #adventureswiththetwin #twingracies #GraceSquared #prepareforallthepoetryposts #unknownauthor #tomysoul #thoughtfulskies #tobebold #ponder #vsco #vscocam #trustandobey #pastwords #published1911
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•••The summer vanishes, but soon shall come The glad young days of yet another year. So do not mourn the passing of a joy, But rather wait the coming of a good, And know God never takes a gift away But He sends other gifts to take its place.••• . .

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@elisagraciebeth @gracefujinaka #yesyouwere #newnationalholiday 😉 GASP we should read poetry and paint on the day that we cook farmers market food!!!!!!

@nancyhacking Well said.

••Be the light in the cracks
Be the one that's mending the camel's back
Slow to anger and quick to laugh
Be more heart and less attack

Be the wheels not the track
Be the wanderer that's coming back
Leave the past right where it's at
Be more heart and less attack••
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#tobebold #thislifeilive #nofilter #moreheartlessattack #needtobreathe #singbackthesong #thoughtfulskies #sunhalo #cloudfascination #amongtalltrees #vsco #vscocam #goodwords #ponderplace #thoughts #procrastination #senioritis
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••Be the light in the cracks Be the one that's mending the camel's back Slow to anger and quick to laugh Be more heart and less attack Be the wheels not the track Be the wanderer that's coming back Leave the past right where it's at Be more heart an

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@the_liberty_belle Love that song 👌🏿

@elisagraciebeth @the_liberty_belle it's so softly thoughtful.. Always a good reminder 💜

I don't get to watch sunsets very often (because I live among tall trees) but it seems like whenever I do they're especially breathtaking. . .
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I don't get to watch sunsets very often (because I live among tall trees) but it seems like whenever I do they're especially breathtaking. . . . . . #godsartisthebest #thislifeilive #latergram #ft #randomadorableoldercouple #tobebold #sunsets #somuch

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@mrs.evy.d That is a stunning picture!

@elisagraciebeth @mrs.evy.d thank you! It was a stunning sunset 💛

restless. 
Words wanting to express, but elusive to define
they pound my head, these feeling mists,
desiring to be painted but how can they when I can't see what they are? 
My heart beat quickens for no reason; no danger nearby, no reason to fear, not an anxiety. It longs for a dance but where is its chance?
Structure emerges as I scribble down words, what once ran on in tangled mess, begins to shape, no longer blurred. 
Funny what writing does to me. The words I can see, and so now I paint, sitting outside on my step. I feel the wood, the dance of the moth, the thoughtful sky behind deep trees. 
I smell the night, my moon is gone. Sadness. 
I scratch out, I blur, looking for rhythm half heartedly, but not needing it now, for this writing is my Head's way of making sense of my Heart's abstract nonsensical intuitive flits and fancies. 
It is good now. 
Peace. .
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#restless #singbackthesong #ponderplace #mystep #glimpseinsidemyhead #infplife #angstypoetdrama #nightpages #backporchtherapy #writeitout #thoughtfulskies #elusivewords #vsco #vscocam #allthenotebooks #notcrazy #justweird #howithink #inthenotebooks #thislifeilive #grateful #raw #tobebold
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restless. Words wanting to express, but elusive to define they pound my head, these feeling mists, desiring to be painted but how can they when I can't see what they are? My heart beat quickens for no reason; no danger nearby, no reason to fear, no

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@nancyhacking I love the way you think.