Word.

❝ To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends; I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has been us, Christians. Christians who have had so much to say with our mouths and so little to show with our lives. Christians who have so much judgement to give, but so little forgiveness to show. Christians carrying grudges on their backs, rather than the cross of salvation. I am sorry that so often we have forgotten the Christ of our Christianity… Forgive me, forgive us. ❞

Master Gardener

❝God has a way of stripping everything that we think we need, and He leaves just Himself to us. It is never an easy thing to be in that situation; one day praising God for His goodness and the next crying out to Him to make Himself known in the storm.

When we have rooted ourselves to a safe place, God tends to rip us out of the ground and plant us somewhere new. We may hate it, revile Him for it, and even reject Him for a time. But when we look back, we will see that we needed to be uprooted, to be changed from that place that was slowly killing us.

God is the master gardener, He knows all His plants by name, He delicately removes the bad weeds and waters the good seeds. He does what needs to be done, so that one day we can look back and see the majesty that He was doing.

You are being made into a beautiful thing, something that God loves to watch grow. So the next time you are taken out of your comfort zone, know that Christ is slowly making you something great, because He is doing it; and He is the greatest thing.

T.B. LABERGE // GO NOW

because He is doing it; and He is the greatest thing.

T.B. LABERGE // GO NOW

My 2nd date with Zurich

It took me almost a year and a half to spend the day with Zurich again. And I seriously wonder why it took me so long. This city is amazing.

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One hundred and eighty seven steps to the top! I’m so glad I had read a review about paying the four francs and seeing this view from Grossmünster. I never would have known about this amazing vantage point of seeing the city 👌

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And now let’s talk about the “backyard” of my hotel. Out of this world views. I feel like because I live in Dubai and see only sand, whenever I go someplace that has trees and normal seasons, I freak out a little.

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I just have to say, the Swiss drinking fountain is way cooler than the American way.

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Wittle baby Christmas trees?! 😍

Disturb Us

Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves,
when our dreams have come true because we have dreamed too little, when we arrive safely because we sailed too close to the shore.

Disturb us, Lord, when with the abundance of things we possess,
we have lost our thirst for the waters of life, 
having fallen in love with life, we have ceased to dream of eternity, 
and in our efforts to build a new earth, 
we have allowed our vision of the new heaven to dim.

Disturb us, Lord, to dare more boldly, to venture on wider seas, 
where storms will show your mastery, 
where losing sight of land, we shall find the stars. 
We ask you to push back the horizon of our hopes, 
and to push us into the future in strength, courage, hope, and love. 
This we ask in the name of our Captain, who is Jesus Christ.

FRANCIS DRAKE

Seriously? Seriously.

 I am in love with Jimmy Fallon.

And his character named Sarah (~with an “H” of course)

And the show called Ew.

So when my brother told me there was a music video about all of the above, I flipped!

And it got better.

You could try to get in a fan version lip syncing that song.

I don’t know whether I should be embarrassed or burst out in giggles with the video I sent.

(maybe a little of both)

But I’m like what the what!? and I did it.

Click the pic to see it!

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Disney Shenanigans

 What better way to spend a 50 hour layover in Los Angeles, then to spend it at Disneyland!

So the brother drove 6 hours south and we took advantage of our season passes.

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Ricky! Look at me and laugh for the picture!

I can’t! My neck! It hurts!

And this was how our picture turned out.

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“That’s a classic white girl hat.” -my brother

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And as if I needed a reason to come to Disneyland, I finally got to meet my BFFL’s daughter Rylie for the first time!

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