Tuesday, September 27, 2011

As long as it's called 'Today'


I'm back!

Blog Sugar weekend was really, really great.

The extra two days with some of the women was an incredible blessing. And as for the event itself, I was so very impressed by each speaker, and most of all the leadership, Rachel, Andrea and Jen, who infused the entire evening with beauty, delicious food, and most importantly, Jesus. I learned some things about blogging, but perhaps the greatest impression I had was that of solidarity. 

I was encouraged.

I am only one of hundreds of women, finding her voice, and offering up her heart (and blog) to the Lord for His good purposes. We have a shared vision, a shared love for the Lord, and a shared opportunity to be a light.

That's why I'm loving this verse today. 

See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end.

Hebrews 13:12-14


I'm holding.

How 'bout you?

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29 comments:

  1. That's awesome! I love happy blogging stories and moms who share what they believe in!

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  2. Amen, That scripture is encouraging! Sounds like a very refreshing time!

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  3. i'm so glad you found my blog! i flew to AZ the morning after Blog Sugar to meet my brand new nephew and i left all of my business cards and notes of blogs I wanted to check out at home and you were definitely one of them.

    it was so lovely to meet and chat with you. i love your blog!
    xoxo,
    Andrea

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  4. ive thought ab u nonstop the past 2 days! i think one of the reasons i could go to blog sugar was to talk to u! i love you!!!!

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  5. I LOVE that picture! Thanks Shauna! Miss you ladies already.

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  6. just found you yesterday-- love you!

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  7. Block sugar sounds like it was wonderful!!! So glad you got so much out of it!!

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  8. Awww, you guys' look like you had soooo many laughs. Like the ones where your cheeks hurt. I'm with you_holding.

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  9. it was so great to meet you leslie!!

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  10. if only i lived in california! maybe next year...glad you had such a wonderful time!

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  11. Amazing verse...i love hearing about Blog Sugar! It's encouraging to the rest of us-thanks for sharing :)

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  12. Oh I so wish I lived closer so could have come along! Sounds wonderful. xoxo

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  13. i LOVED meeting you!!!
    and shopping.
    and eating.
    and all that.
    it was so great!

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  14. Praise the Lord.
    Love you, Leslie.

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  15. Hi Leslie!
    We chatted (briefly) in line to get coffee! I remember your pretty dress that looked so great with your coloring. Love your blog. Fun place. I had such a great time!! Glad you did too.

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  16. I'm holding along with you, girl!

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  17. holding for sure! and hoping to continue to encourage while it is still called "today."

    so great to meet you for reals!

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  18. Loving this verse! You are such an encouragement. I was SO happy to spend quality time with you. Can we do another Bog Sugar, like, tomorrow?

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  19. that pic is too much. i love jami!!! i wish i had met you too! your blog is so pretty! :) I am excited to see how the Lord uses it in the future!!!

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  20. hey girlie there ARE pics of us together, they are just for the balboa post. :) you look like nicole kidman. can't get over your beauty.

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  21. I love that picture of you with Jami!! you ladies are so adorable!! Blog Sugar was amazing and I can't wait till next year.

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  22. i am so excited that you all had such a wonderful time.
    xxO

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  23. I am so encouraged by all of these Blog Sugar recap posts I have been reading. What a wonderful experience, to be a part of the gathering of beautiful and creative souls who share a love for Jesus (and blogging!). I wish I had learned of this sooner, because I would have loved to be a part of it! Next year. :)

    I feel so fortunate to have come across this amazing community; bloggers who share, encourage and inspire me. Thank you. :)

    Have a beautiful week!

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  24. I love your blog, I left blog sugar feeling so encouraged and inspired.

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  25. praise jesus! blog sugar was a delight. thanks for sharing that scripture, leslie! xo

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  26. Hey I just wanted to say hello and I love your blog! It's very inspiring. I'm fairly new to the blogging world and I happened upon your blog and I'm very inspired. I don't have much on my blog yet, but hope that one day you or anyone may stop by, I don't have any followers yet but I hope and am inspired by you, that will change someday sooner than later! Thank you for being such a great blogger and I am now a follower and plan to check in often!! xoxo Susan Walker

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