52 Weeks of Blogging with a Purpose: 10 Things I Live For

Today I’m participating in a link-up about blogging with a purpose and this week the topic is about the most important things in life. I thought it would be a fun way for you to get to know me a little better! 🙂

10 Things I live For:

My Savior. I  am so grateful for His everlasting love. God has carried me through many valleys and He still continues to be my rock and foundation. I’m so thankful that Jesus died on the cross for me and His blood covers my sins. I want Him to be number one in my life and I strive to honor Him in all that I do.

My Family. I have one of the best families in the world! All my Aunts and Uncles live within 10 minutes of my house and we’ve always been very close. My mama is my best friend and has always taken such great care of me and loved me! Mama and I have lived with Pops and Nana for my entire life and I am so thankful for the loving home they have provided.

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Friends. I love getting together with friends and just talking. It’s a true blessing when you have someone to share life with. Since my family lives so close, I had the opportunity to grow up alongside my cousins and I still love hanging out with them. I’m so blessed to have such close cousins because I never had any siblings. They have become some of my greatest friends!

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My Nanny Kids. At this point I don’t have any of my own children, but I do have nanny kids! I love watching them grow and learn. It’s such gift to be able to be part of two little lives in this exciting stage of life! I cherish my story times, snuggles, and great conversations with these children!

Organization. I live for organization. Chaos is simply not an option for me. I work best in a neat and tidy environment. I find organizing to be very calming. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Being outside.  The beauty of God’s creation is simply breathtaking. I love the fresh air and sunshine. I love the beach, nature, walking in the sunset, reading in the breeze, swinging, and much more. If I’m stressed out, I find that some fresh air is one of the best cures around.

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Laughter.  I love to laugh! It truly is the best medicine. Even when things aren’t going well, laughing will always cheer me up! 🙂

Projects.  I’m a project girl! I craft, DIY, re-purpose, and re-do. If I have a project going,  I’m happy. I also like to take on projects like helping in the church nursery or organizing a banquet. Projects help fill my time and give me purpose.

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Music.  Music speaks to my soul. It never fails to perk me up when I’m feeling down. Music can change my mood like nothing else. Music helped through long nights of homework, it helps me relax, it helps me celebrate, and it helps me contemplate. I often wish that music played  in my life, just like it does in movies. That would be fantastic!

Pictures. I don’t have a great camera right now. In fact, I take photos with my iPhone. However, the quality isn’t as important as the memories that are preserved. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t take at least a couple of photos. I adore looking back through the years and seeing what was going on and how everyone looked. Pictures capture a little slice of life and preserve it forever. I love that!