a long list of gratitudes . . .

dark chocolate // raw cacao

skinny gray typeface

superthin hammered gold rings 

the weight of glory (c.s. lewis)

sailing between the stars (steven james)

santa cruz

november

bolinas

hot lemon water

perfectly ripe avocados

tropical // desert foliage

thefreedictionary.com 

the Word of God 

birthdays

bubbles

balloons

 brown paper napkins from Chipotle. bless.

water bottle refill stations

water-worn pebbles at ocean beach

MOANA

stacy bostrom’s photography

joe turpel’s surf commentary

watercolors 

thursdays

running errands

riding shotgun

the sibling group chat

burt’s bees

 almond oil 

napa valley 

walnut creek 

not leaving the house all day 

day trips 

adventures 

beards 

snuggling 

four-year-olds

shiba inus 

california

walking far

airports

oceans

left-handedness

dimples

verve coffee 

plans // schedules // routines

subarus 

the intro of ben howard’s the fear

jinja safari

seryn

data entry

the choreography of birds 

happy surprises

delight

blue dragonflies 

textured bracelets

galatians 3:13

giant leather bags

quiet saturday mornings

breakfast for dinner

suze the sensei

my childhood

the siblings God gave me

my debt-free degree from UNC. hollapraize

college friends 

love

femininity

men

the way God changes me (continually)

forgiveness + redemption

learning to breathe (jon foreman)

brooke fraser ligertwood

chocolate covered cashews

dried pineapple rings

almond butter. bless.

surfing

roo panes

chunky cream-colored coffee mugs

solitude

friendship that feels as sweet as solitude

thai iced tea

crisp white picture frames

road trips

the satisfaction of a full tank of gas

waking up early 

having the world to myself

wooden tables

westerns 

brownies + ice cream

discipline to curb my hereditary sweet tooth 

remembering what my mom was like 

the twenty one years i got to spend with her ^^ 

oversized longsleeve t-shirts + leggings

garnier fructis. bless. 

snail mail  

digital collages

printed magazines 

going without underwire. ha. 

denim 

reef slippers

rimmel london mascara

washing dishes

country music

baking in a bright, clean kitchen

chopping + roasting vegetables 

seeing something new in scriptures i’ve read before 

fresh lyrics that come to me easy

down time

pretty poems 

the fact that i have finally learned to appreciate good poetry

hibiscus 

emojis

the husband i haven’t met yet

the artwork of other people’s children

twinkle lights

christmas

balmy weather

finding sand in random places after i’ve been to the beach

swingsets

cinco de mayo

furry pillows

understanding more of God’s great love for me. 

listening to songs on repeat

blue tooth speakers

well-crafted baskets

soft, beige cardigans

soft-serve frozen yogurt

haole jungle music

mississippi accents

driftwood

chocolate chip cookies

narwhals

perspective

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