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Sydney, I’ve missed you. (And Maddy, I guess)
DC ✈️ SYD Embarking on a new chapter this Tuesday (can’t believe it’s actually happening!), but don’t worry, I’ll be back in the good ‘ole USA again in August for more adventures back home. 🇺🇸🇦🇺
Get to see these kids in less than half an hour 😍
Happy anniversary you two! Thankful for the role models you are ❤️
My boys ❤️
“The only day to live for God is today.” You’ll definitely want to read this last blog post, not because I wrote it, but because it’s mainly points and thoughts given by my dads New Years bible lesson. So many good reminders that I know I needed! 😄
Been wanting to do some Christmas tree farm pics, and what better people to have in them than my brother’s family? ❤️
Happy to have had a relaxing holiday and preparing for the busyness of the new year. Plus, I have some crazy news to share soon 😁⁣ ⁣ 📸: @delaney.johnston
Merry Christmas Eve ✨ May your day involve some coffee
Swipe for a wink from Flynn 😉
A creative mind in the Big Apple = endless possibilities
My nephews and niece come tomorrow ❤️ oh and @nathanielskelly & @charityskelly 😉
Grateful for this time of year that brings family all together ft. The Huynh family 💙
Not only is God our Creator, He is the master of imagery. Even the winds and waves obey Him. Wind and water are forces to be reckoned with. We cannot control it, and often cannot truly predict it. One minute the sea rages in all it’s forceful power, and the next reflects the pure definition of calmness. The wind seeks destruction, taking no captive, but can display kindness with its gentle touch. If such uncontrollable forces can be tamed with His voice, imagine how blinded eyes can be opened with His love?
I’ll gladly trade the cold gusts for humidity 🌬🌴

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The last lecture by Randy Pausch

If you knew there was one last thing you could say to the world, what would it be? This professor was diagnosed with terminal cancer and prepared what he very well knew could be his last lecture. This short book is an inspiring and challenging true story full of faith and positivity.

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” — Randy Pausch

Single. Dating. Engaged. Married. By Ben Stuart

This is a perfect book for any one of these life stages. It teaches how to be most effective in your stage of a relationship and how to properly navigate it.

“Freedom is not the absence of boundaries, it is the ability to fulfill created intent.”

Developing the Leader Within You by John Maxwell

This was a required book for me to read for one of my classes, but I definitely didn’t read it to fulfill my assignments because it is such an interesting read! There are countless quotable parts from this book, for it is full of wisdom and practical advice from a great leader. I would recommend this book to someone in any type of leadership position!

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

This is my most current read and I haven’t finished it yet since I’ve been reading some other books at the same time haha! This biography on Dietrich Bonhoeffer displays not only the sheer genius of a young man, but his unshakable faith during a dark time in the worlds history.

“Religion was a dead, man-made thing, and at the heart of Christianity was something else entirely — God himself, alive.” — Bonhoeffer

Jesus Is ___ by Judah Smith

This book is for anybody, but I believe especially for new believers as it clearly lays out who Jesus is. Even though no one can fully cover that daunting task, Judah Smith does an excellent job.

“Focusing too much on rules and too little on grace tells children that what they do is more important than who they are.” -Judah Smith

2 comments on “Book suggestions

  1. Thank you for the book recommendations! Great recaps. “Ordering Your Private World” by Gordon MacDonald is a good one!

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    1. Thank you! I will check this out! 🙂


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