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Merriam-Webster defines trust as, "assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something."

Trust in the character of God. His ability to see your future. His strength to get you through another hour. His truth that cuts through all the crap you hear on TV or through gossip.

All of your heart - with everything you have - all of your mind, emotions, body.... from your toes to your tongue to the hairs on your head. Trust with all your heart.

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Photography Tips That Are Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

Some tips behind taking photos of your products using natural light:

1) Lighting is your best friend. We have sliding glass doors that allow a lot of light to come in. What I love about it- is the floor to ceiling natural light that floods in! Whether you own a coffee shop, bakery, etsy shop or just like taking photos for the fun of it....

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Looking To Become More Wise? Keep Your Mouth Shut.

This week is a focus on LISTENING.

One of my favorite books is Proverbs. It teaches us how to live; it points to the wise patterns of life people have been living for thousands of years. It's not something trendy or popular... on the contrary, some of these wise sayings could be considered old or fuddy duddy (did I just say that?)

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The Mossy Barn and Pennsylvania Maple Syrup

Spring is in the air and Maple Syrup is the sweet taste of spring. We took the kids to a few Sugar Shacks this past weekend in northwest, Pennsylvania, and had to detox from all the sugar! Maple cotton candy was our favorite by far. These images are from “How Sweet It Is” in Saegertown and Boylan Farms near Mosiertown. We passed by The Mossy Barn, and I made Dave turn the van around so I could get a photo of it. It spoke to me somehow. I hope you enjoy it!

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