Saturday, January 1, 2011

A new year...

Happy New Year to you!  :)

I'm sitting in front of my computer wondering what in the world I should write.  2010 was an awesome year.  It was good and bad, hard and easy, joyous and painful, horrible and incredibly beautiful.  You can identify with some of those things, right?  Did your year have some of the same stuff in it?

I’m excited about 2011.  I have no clue what’s ahead.  I have plans, and dreams, and questions, but I can’t see into the future.

And that’s OK.  With Jesus, life is an adventure!

It’s not about living a certain way, or measuring up to a certain standard.  It’s not about trying to do what’s right in order to keep him happy.  It’s walking through each moment with someone who is strong and true, who is a fierce warrior for my heart, and a tender Father and Friend who really cares about every intimate detail of my life.

“Oh, how abundant is your goodness,
which you have stored up for those who fear you
and worked for those who take refuge in you,
in the sight of the children of mankind!”
(Psalm 31:19)

Jesus is “not a tame Lion”, as C.S. Lewis says.  He’s unpredictable.  He’s wild.  He’s dangerous!  He’s not “safe”…but He’s good.

His heart is filled with love for us.  He delights in everything about us and He loves to be with us.  It’s never dull, being caught up in life’s adventure with him!

As a dear friend wrote me recently, “Just another reminder that Jesus is fighting for your heart today, that He will meet ALL your needs and that He's looking forward to spending the day with you today, tomorrow, the day after that and the day after that...till forever!  May your heart be kept in His love today and may you hear His voice.”

Well said.  Blessings on your 2011, dear readers!  Onward to the next adventure!

- Kelsey

Discovering beauty...

Kelsey Schweickert  |  San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographer
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  1. Thanks Eli! :) Yosemite is an incredible place!

  2. The pictures are amazing!! Totally inspiring <3

  3. That first picture is literally breathtaking! I LOVE it. It's very Narnian looking. :D And with waterfall cascading... amazing!!

  4. Thanks, friends! :) Never know what you're going to find there in's always different but always gorgeous... :D