I'm sharing my first journaling project of 2017! I'm not much for
resolutions and stuff like that. I try to take life day to day and am
always trying to be my best self!
I did, however, spend
the first weekend of the new year, like I spend many, creating and
reflecting on the Word. This is also my first free hand drawing....it
was scary-ish, but I had some awesome alphabet sets from Sweet 'N Sassy
to pull it all together. All of Me Alpha, Shake It Off Caps, Shake It Off Lowercase.
study started with Romans 12 and the advice to not conform to this
world but to be transformed.....sage and wonderful advice! You can see
from my under lines, I find this message noteworthy and to be
remembered. As it happens often, my study turned to a wandering through
the word backwards from where I was (kind of like how my life works)
and I found a true gem without meaning to look for it. I love how His
Word so richly meets us where we are and provides insight and
inspiration we aren't even aware we need!
11:18-20: "...remember it is not you who supports the root, but the
root that supports you. Then you will say, "Branches were broken off so
that I might be grafted in." This is true. They were broken off
because of their unbelief, but you stand fast through faith. So do not
become proud, but fear."
All those times I try to fix
or figure things for myself--I need to be reminded that it is not me,
but the Root that supports me.....such a hard lesson at times, but a
good place to dwell, especially at the start of a new year.
I got crafty with: