This is amber's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following amber's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
amber
DFW Texas
Interests: words and stories, Jesus, dark chocolate, my kids, my friends, pictures, learning, growing, changing, coffee and all that jazz
Recent Activity
Image
I am seriously going to do my best not to spew exclamation points all over this page, but. You Guys!!!!!! Guess what. Free-er. Because I just noticed something, I have tototally stopped saying “it’s ok” when I’m talking to people... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at so in love with
Image
Warning: This post is rant-y and wrought with generalizations. Oh well. In no way am I professing to have this all figured out. But, I have observed a few things. Men, I love you. Really I do. And I hate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at so in love with
Image
If we have ever discussed photography at all, I have probably mentioned catchlights. I don’t remember the first time I heard about them, but I know the concept has captivated me ever since. They are that tiny flash of light... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at so in love with
Image
It occurred to me the other day while writing about hearing from God that maybe some of you might not know what I mean, and maybe some of you might want to know what I mean. And there are tons... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2011 at so in love with
Image
Sometimes when the shutter clicks I know I’ve captured something, a glimpse of something amazing. Sometimes there is a wonderful exchange that happens. The person in front of the camera decides that they trust the person behind the camera enough... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2011 at so in love with
Aww, thank you so much!
Toggle Commented Mar 1, 2011 on My Little Edison at so in love with
1 reply
Image
You have probably heard me say that Griffen is my quirkiest child. This is true, he is about as different as different can be. Griff is his own little man, always has been. His brain works overtime, and from the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at so in love with
Image
She was born with a tiara, that’s what I say about my Emmy. She is maybe the girliest girl in the whole wide world. And I have no idea where she got it from. I was more like Grace when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at so in love with
Image
A good cry, an ugly cry was sneaking up on me. There was a little lump in my throat, small tear here and there, and deep sighs galore. So I got my jammies on, got a glass of water and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2011 at so in love with
Divorce sucks; I know. I think Elizabeth Gilbert put it best when she said “it’s like being in a really bad car accident every single day for about two years.” It nearly killed me multiple times. I have come through... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at so in love with
Image
(Note: This is a most incomplete thought, and only about a tenth of what I have written on this subject in the last two days...trust me, much more to come...) I kind of hate my smile, true story. Check my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2011 at so in love with
Thanks Liz! So glad you can relate~ Here's to growing!
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2011 on Getting Equipped at so in love with
1 reply
(Word of warning: this is mushy and gushy and lovey dovey, and there is almost no point to it except to express my absolute, unending adoration for Him and His sweet kisses. Also, no pictures again, because this is not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at so in love with
Image
God has Super-Blessed me with a plethora of wonderful and amazing New Friends. Hi!!! I am glad to know you and so super excited about getting to know you more. And I thought it only fair to make you aware... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at so in love with
This weekend has been... well rough is too kind a word... Friday was the two year anniversary of our divorce, which would have been fine except my ex got married on Saturday, which would have been fine except Sunday is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2011 at so in love with
Image
Sometimes coming to someone I love who generally has all the right answers and telling them my Big Overwhelming Problem and hearing them say “I don’t know” is extremely helpful. I went to a friend the other night all tense... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2011 at so in love with
Thanks so much!! I'm thinkin' it's Freedom related, vocational or not :) loved the message this week. Serving wherever I can while I'm Listening and getting equipped- If the Freedom Ministry Dept needs a volunteer let me know :)
Toggle Commented Feb 7, 2011 on Getting Equipped at so in love with
1 reply
Image
(Wherein I confess some arrogance and try not to be too defensive. Also, part of me wants to unpack a whole "seasons" lesson here and talk about winter tunring to spring, but something tells me you've heard that one before.)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at so in love with
Thanks for the encouragement Ladies! And yes, so glad He never gives up!
Toggle Commented Feb 6, 2011 on Transforming at so in love with
1 reply
Image
It has never not been helpful for me to grieve something. I have never taken the time and effort to work through pain, hurt and disappointment and been left wondering why. It is always good in the end, to release,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at so in love with
Image
Goodness it is icy. And goodness the five of us have seen a lot of each other the last two days. I don't think I have to go into much detail for you to understand what I mean when I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at so in love with
Image
This is totally going to seem like a shameless plug for Ron Houston Renovations. It’s not really, I mean, they do amazing work and I highly recommend them, but this is more about what I’ve learned from what they do.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2011 at so in love with
Image
Part of me wants to spill every detail, page of notes and powerful experience from Kairos onto the World Wide Web. But there’s no way I could come close to doing it justice. It’s mostly indescribable. It’s absolutely incredible. It’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2011 at so in love with
Image
Hi, my name is Amber and I’m an information-aholic. I confess I love knowledge; I eat it up. That’s one of the many, many, many reasons I love Gateway, the classes, the equipping- it’s fantastic. There is pretty much something... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2011 at so in love with
Hi Tirzah! Thank you so much for the sweet encouragement!! DIB Rocks~ So glad you ladies are around to uplift, educate and inspire!!
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2011 on Testimony (woohoo God is good) at so in love with
1 reply