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jenuine ruby
art, inspiration, handmade goods to make you smile.
Interests: sewing, mixed media painting, all sorts of crafts
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Thank you Dorothy! This is very sweet and means a lot. We love you!
Toggle Commented Nov 20, 2012 on I choose thankfulness. at jenuine ruby
Today and every day, I have so much to be thankful for. Sometimes we (I) get stuck worrying about things, but I'm choosing to focus on being thankful. I have four amazing kids, and when I look back at the journey we've been on the last two and a half... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2012 at jenuine ruby
I have a confession. Some days are hard. Mostly, I have peace and joy and such assurance that everything is going to be alright. The smile you'd see on my face if you were to see me on a daily basis is a genuine reflection of the peace that's in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at jenuine ruby
One year ago today, I was on a plane to Portland with Joe to get dreadlocks. Something I'd wanted for a long time, a surprise trip planned by him. Today things are very different. Even during that trip, things were not quite right, but I didn't realize at the time... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at jenuine ruby
Just discovered this tonight. I love the mellow sound and lyrics full of truth and hope. So far my favorites are Psalm 46 and Holding on to Hope. Enjoy! *Edited Friday morning to add this next song, "This is Just So Beautiful". I love it. Yesterday is gone. His mercies... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at jenuine ruby
I've been pretty quiet in this space for a while, and when I finally speak up, I get the chance to live out what I say. The other day I posted (no power here) about being unaffected by circumstances and standing firm in God's grace. And what a week this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at jenuine ruby
My daughter Brooklyn and her cousins just finished performing in The Wizard of Oz through our local community college. My beautiful niece Melody Joy played the part of the good witch, and she fit the role perfectly. Melody has this sweet way about her, bringing joy and light wherever she... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at jenuine ruby
New feature here at jenuine ruby: Ruby Tuesdays! On Tuesdays, I will showcase a few favorite (ruby-hued) finds from etsy shops. Have a ruby red item that you'd like me to feature? Email me! ( bloody valentine necklace handmade boro lampwork beads ruby sunset QT canvas tote she knew love... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2011 at jenuine ruby
In our family, we like to celebrate the little things. Last week it was one small personal victory for me, a little one who learned to tie her shoes (with double knots!) and another little one going on the potty. Today we celebrated pi day (pi = 3.14). Hot blackberry... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2011 at jenuine ruby
Yesterday my baby turned three. I'm not sure how it's possible that three years have already gone by since this sweet one entered our lives. This was my very first blog post ever, written shortly after he was born... Two weeks ago our fourth baby was born. The birth was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2011 at jenuine ruby
It's Valentines Day. And I am near the end of a divorce. But I am living loved. Some days God's love is so overwhelming to me. Today I'm feeling His love in a really mighty, yet very intimate way. His love is so perfect, and always exactly what I need.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at jenuine ruby
Happy Valentines Day! I was up early this morning, setting out Valentine treats for my kids and remembered a couple of past Valentines Days, when my boys were babies. I found some dark lipstick, smooched them up real good and took pictures of my little Valentines. Mmmm... I love love... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at jenuine ruby
This is me this morning. Looking into the computer. I've been doing a bit of this lately. There are changes coming soon around here. My blog will be moving to a typepad site within the next few days (if all goes as expected). I'm also in the process of learning... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2011 at jenuine ruby
oh Liz, I agree too.. that painting is so beautiful! I'm a bit late here, but chiming in anyway... and now I'll be hopping around to all the other's links! Here's to a blissfully productive June!
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