The Beloved Murmurs:
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Ash: 22 years of age, Associates graduate in Psychology; stuck in Wine Country, Californian with a decade of vegetarianism under my belt. A woman with great intentions. A fan of Chris McCandless, Martin Luther King Jr. and Augusten Burroughs. I wish to travel and join the Peace Corps after college. Interior decor and nature lover. A sucker for endless forests and coastal blues; Flowers make me weak in the knees.
Yellowstone River Lightning by: Leland Howard
never forget that your heart is always fighting for your survival, and that every beat is its way of telling you to not give up. so once in a while, close your eyes and place your palm over your chest and whisper “thank you”.
this guy at my school wears really short shorts all the time and i asked him why he doesn’t wear normal cut shorts and he said “if the sky is out, then my thighs are out” god bless
if you put a frog in boiling water, it will jump out.
if you put a frog in warm water and gradually turn up the heat until the water is boiling, the frog will remain there until it dies.
and that is an abusive relationship.
There are new things coming. My heart is shaking and singing and scared and excited. Chapters are closing and new ones are opening. Opportunity keeps flooding my life and I am so humbled and so in awe that a person like me could be gracefully blessed with so many open doors and smiling faces. I feel so loved by each of you and am so blessed by the goodness in this world and Jesus’ grace. As Ryan and I make plans and pray more and move forward with a new grand adventure that God has placed on our hearts, please pray & think good thoughts for us! Pray that we would have clarity and blessing in the next scary, wobbly steps we take. As we solidify things, we will let you all in on a sneak peek to our plans…but until then….thank you, thank you for your constant love, support, prayers, and positivity. We love you all. Each one of you is actually what has made this new dream possible for our family and I could never, ever thank you enough. <3
Pics from yesterday’s hike along an old napa state mental health facility.