I am a determined 30-something chasing God's will and changing my life one "thanks" at a time...
apb82 has written 44 posts for The Thankfulness Project

Some Thoughts On Trusting God

Yesterday morning I was in a hurry to get out of the house, so I decided to take my conversation with God to the shower.  (Btw, never do this…I failed to consider the extent to which my note taking capabilities would be compromised, lol).  So we’re talking and I’m wondering out loud why it seems … Continue reading


It’s been a really long time since I’ve just written in an impromptu fashion like this. Not sure how congruent the content will be, but at least I can declutter my mind a little… I lost a good friend exactly a week ago. Actually, she was killed. We spoke just before the New Year. She … Continue reading

When God Is Quiet…

Do not lose sight of the all-important big picture: God is ALWAYS working. Always. Not hearing NEVER equals not doing. If God’s will is what you want, do not let the winding roads of the long way or the costliness of the dues discourage you. When it comes to trusting God, desiring His will and … Continue reading


It has definitely been over 6 months since I last posted. Doesn’t seem like it, though. 2014 was a year of extremes for me. Some amazing things happened and I achieved some major goals by the grace of God…on the other end, I broke a few of my “I never thought I’d ____” ideals and … Continue reading

Dear Daddy…

As you know, life has become quite the enigma for me these past few months.  Some super highs and equal lows…so many unanswered questions and so much uncharted spiritual territory.  But as I’ve taken this time to reflect on Father’s Day and your presence in my life, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for this momentary … Continue reading

Ashley B.
Fairfax, VA

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