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apb82

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

The Hurdle of Self

“And He said to all, If any person wills to come after Me, let him deny himself [disown himself, forget, lose sight of himself and his own interests, refuse and give up himself] and take up his cross daily and follow Me [cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if … Continue reading

Too Long For A Tweet…

I’m determined not to have God pry another thing from my “death” grip…pun intended. In my own hands is where the best of God suffers certain dilution and diminishing. No more asking Him to take “it,” yet still giving “it” prime real estate in my heart and mind. It hurts so much. Still. After years … Continue reading

Desires, Delays and Delighting

Unless you are my friend or a loved one, you’ve probably never heard me mention out loud that I want to be married and have a family of my own…like, yesterday.  Probably because I don’t want anyone to confuse my sentiments with desperation.  Also, I don’t take it for granted that God has blessed me … Continue reading

Relax and Enjoy Your Flight

I fly a lot and, at this point in my career, I’ve done so in just about every kind of weather condition you could think of.  Rain, sleet, snow, etc.  To me, one of the most notable things about flying is that once you get above the clouds, it’s all the same.  It is considered … Continue reading

Believe To See

“I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord : be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.”  Psalms 27:13-14 (KJV) In other words:  I would not have made it if I … Continue reading

Ashley B.
Fairfax, VA

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