Out of the entire time there, I think that the sentence that is most etched into my soul was spoken by Ellen during her workshop: "You are not the hero of your story." I was so freed by those words - to be reminded that I am loved & known by Jesus and my words are a vessel to bring Him glory. Always. I was reminded that God gives us our passions, so pursuing them is nothing but the act of glorifying Him. Oh, and Ellen, you have a new
I'm still a bit overwhelmed (even after the fact) by the entire experience and I haven't fully unpacked my mind. I'm grateful to have been covered with inspiration and wisdom and ideas and truth. And I sure was glad to come home to my littles - as much as it was so good for me to get away, 4 days was entirely too long to be away from them. We'll be spending this weekend celebrating Evyn's 1st birthday - I'm at a loss as to how this is happening already.
I love that. It's so true. We're not the hero. We're not the main character. He is!ReplyDelete
Love! Can't wait to hear more! And seriously how is that itty bitty baby a year old already?!?ReplyDelete
Love you, friend :) enjoy celebrating that sweet girl this weekend!!ReplyDelete
Hey, Ashley? Maybe you have an admirer in me :). I'm so glad we got to meet. I'm cheering for you.ReplyDelete