5 In Glimpses

The Beauty of Community // Glimpses v.3


This month marks 8 years of blogging for me. Eight years! It’s a rarity that I’ve come across anyone who has been blogging as long as I have. But they are out there, and I know some of them.

When I first began writing in this space (called “My Freshly Brewed Life” back then), I had no clue how things would evolve here. I knew that God had called me to encourage the heart of women, no matter where they were on their journey, but I was so unsure of myself. I still am.

So many of you have grown with me and have followed me around the blogsphere through my many design changes, name changes and the self-publication of my first book. Some of you joined me later, sharing stories through link ups and encouraging me through your visits and comments. Still many are new friends, who I am just beginning to get to know, but am so very grateful that we’ve found each other.

To mark my 8 year blogiversary, I want to give each of you a printable of one of my art pieces. I hope that it will bless you. Just click here to download it.


There is so much beauty found in this big world of blogging, and I am grateful to have a small voice in it. I am thankful that you are here and I look forward to continuing to encourage you on your journey.

Beauty is found in community. #glimpsesofhisbeauty Click To Tweet

*I am excited to announce that beginning next Monday, August 1st, there will be a brand new opportunity in this space to share how God is uncovering the beauty in your own life. For the details, I hope you will visit me at the Let Us Grow link up this weekend over at Let Us Walk Worthy. God is doing a work in both mine and Carrie’s hearts and I will be sharing more in my post there this weekend.

But for now, I continue to share the glimpses of beauty that God brings to my every day life.

Glimpses #21-30

21. Blogging friends across the miles
22. Being a part of a beautiful blogging community
23. Movie date with my husband
24. “Thinking of you” emails from friends
25. Curriculum sales to help fund this year’s needed items
26. Folded laundry
27. Watching my children and grandson enjoy Disneyland via Snap Chat
28. My youngest son’s excitement for Kids Camp
29. Prophetic words spoken over me
30. My best friend becoming a grandma

Be sure to stop by next Monday to take part in a brand new opportunity to share how God is uncovering beauty in your own life.