Sunday Morning at Sprague Lake

Sunset at Bear Lake, Longs Peak

We’ve been going 100 miles and hour, but the last few days Jeff and I have been able to steal away some quiet moments in our new playground.

Sometimes it’s a drive through waiting on the kids to finish up with practice. Sometimes it’s a quiet Sunday sunrise like the one we witnessed at Sprague Lake. We live in a wonderland. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and we are blessed to live here.

Walking up to the Light, Sprague Lake

This was the light just as we walked up to the Sprague Lake:

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The True Vine Challenge: Abiding in Trust

Ever feel like God has asked you to put a beautiful puzzle together, but He is with holding back some of the pieces?

Or that you are working on a new recipe but something is missing? All of the items you thought you needed were spread out on the counter, but alas, you know it needs one more thing.

Voila! then He gives it to you?

That is how I am feeling this week.

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Finding Inspiration

This week I’m finding inspiration. It is seems to be all around me. Calling, taunting, moving and motivating me. You could blame it on all of those gold medals the USA won, or my husband’s determination to get healthy and drag our family into his craziness.

I could also say it comes from the beauty of Colorado I have witnessed this Summer in God’s creation. Maybe it is coming from some recent books I have read.

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The True Vine Challenge ~ Abide in Stillness

This week Jeff and I are celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary in Pagosa Springs and Ouray, CO. We haven’t taken a vacation like this alone, since, well never. There have been a few weekends away, and usually they have involved a wedding or staying with relatives. Once or twice a year we get a trip away together for Rocky Mountain Media Group, but that always involves work. We hardly ever get an opportunity to just rest and play.

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Friday with Freda ~ A Trip to the Beauty Shop

One of the things I have learned from my grandma is that even at 89 years old appearance matters to a girl. Every week she sets her hair with rollers. If someone is coming to the house she puts on her pretty lipstick and fixes herself up.

Freda's Beauty Bag

In a culture that has made it almost socially acceptable to be seen in public in pajama bottoms and flip flops Freda has taught me that a girl is never too old to get “gussied up”.

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