About Me

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Hi there & Welcome


If we haven’t met or know each other, I’m Vanessa.

A twenty-four year old wife to the most handsome man Levi, coffee drinker and occasionally inspired writer.

Most of my days are spent on a horse with my pups following along,

Breathing in fresh air and a cup of coffee in hand.

But most importantly,

Most of my days are spent seeking to try to “‘Love the Lord my God with all my heart and with all my soul and with all my strength and with all my mind’; and, ‘Love my neighbor as myself.” 

I’m full of flaws, imperfections and honestly, am quite messy.

But despite all those things,

I try to wear my heart on my sleeve in hopes that through all my clumsiness, I will become less and Jesus will become more.

Following Jesus, as some would say, is a relentless pursuit. A pursuit in a sense of every day waking up and making space to seek Him in all I do, making space to spend time with Him and making space in my busy, overrun heart to receive His love.

It takes every day, pressing in to search for His beauty in my life;

Seeking Him to walk with me daily rather than walking alone,

Seeking His light when I can’t see the next step,

Seeking His love when I seem to start running to other things to find it,

And seeking for His healing touch when all my brokenness arises.

For without Him, I’m lost,

And have realized that when we gain the whole world but loose ourselves through the pursuit,

We’ve been missing the most important thing all along,

Jesus.

For the “Pursuit of Happiness” is far from what the world tries to make it out to be.

And without Him, I am nothing but a fragile girl who tries to find love in all the wrong places.

However through all those struggles, brokenness and hitting rock bottom, I have come to my own realization, that Jesus is the way, He is the truth and He is the life.

Despite what you may think or how foolish this all sounds, I have nothing to offer you other than Him. For my life, I pray is a testimony to the goodness, grace and redemption of God. I have nothing else in my life that is worth any value other than Him. For I once was lost and without hope until I found Him who died for me, so that I could be found and regain a hope for the future.

If you get anything from this blog, I pray it would be to know God and be known by Him. That you will come to a revelation of how;

Loved, valued and accepted you are-just as you are. For you are deeply cherished. No matter what you have done, it is not to great for our Fathers love to redeem and forgive. For I believe that you were created for a great purpose: to live and know The Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.

Really, I am just a girl trying to live a life worth something, one that will have an eternal purpose. I still face struggles,  hardships, get overwhelmed easily and tend to lose sight of what matters. Every day actually.

For I fall short, make mistakes and miss loving people well.

Yet in the midst of it all, I am reminded that God is gracious, He is loving and He is for those who have nothing else in this life if they don’t have Him.

So let me be honest with you,

If you knew today was going to be your last, what would you do different? How would you begin to live?  

With love,

Vanessa 


“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end, they are new every morning. Great is thy faithfulness.”
Lamentations 3:22-23

*(Also whatever I write is just my opinions and from my life experience. I don’t claim that any of it is absolute truth and urge you to read the Bible for yourself, to seek wise counsel and to press in to seek to know the Lord yourself.)

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