Tuesday, July 14, 2009

My new stuff!

Well, we made it back home.  That felt like one of the quickest trips ever!  We got there early Saturday morning and were back Monday afternoon.  We stayed busy the whole time, too.

I'll write more about our trip and what we did (including lots of pictures) later, but for now I want to show off my new stuff!

Lacey Herring created me some art pieces and gave them to me as a gift.  I gave her an inspirational piece, and she changed it up to fit Justin and myself.  It was a complete surprise.

First, here is the inspiration...CIMG2458

And here is what she made for us...IMG_2786Some close ups...IMG_2790IMG_2789And in our living room....IMG_2793

I love them!  They are very unique.  If you don't already know, the reason that we moved from LA to TX is for Justin to go to ministry school.  We both feel that we are called to missions in some way or another.

These paintings/art pieces have pictures/words/maps/quotes that are all related to missions work around the globe.  She also included some scriptures that are perfect:  "Go and make disciples of all the nations.. baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit" Matthew 28:19, and "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you And you will be my witnesses to the ends of the Earth" Acts 1:8.   


Also, my other new item is a book.  It's actually not mine, nor is it new... but ya know!  I'm borrowing it from my mom-in-law.IMG_2783Have you read it?  What do you think?  Don't give anything away because I've only read the first chapter so far!  I've heard that it's really good and I'll probably read through it quickly.  We shall see.  I haven't been much of a reader lately.


One more new thing...Imported Photos 00053Not the dog.  (He is my in-laws' puppy.  We wish we could have him though.)  I'm talking about my BANGS!  I got my hair cut Saturday morning and went ahead and had her cut me some bangs.  I like them so far.  Ask me again when they start growing out and you may get a different answer.


xAntmonsterx said...

hey i like your blog...haha you seem like a traditional american girl.


Katie Mentzel said...

Bangs look great! and The Shack is AWESOME. I really liked it at least.. very different and makes you think! make sure to have plenty o kleenex!

Stephanie said...

i absolutely love your new artwork but what i love even MORE is your BANGS!!! I'm a bang kind of gal anyway but they look FABULOUS on you!!! I'm glad that you guys had a safe trip there and back! hope all is well. you guys are always in my prayers!! much love!

Candice said...

I LOVE the new picture on the top of your page! & I like the bangs! They work on you!

Oh and that artwork thing Lacey did is pretty neat! How creative she is!

xoxo sarahbeth said...

Hi! I'm a new follower! I love your blog and how you want to do missions work - that's awesome! The Shack is one of the BEST books I've ever read! Let me know what you think of it, when you finish! :)