Some days my heart is heavy.

When I have a day like that, I go for a walk in the woods.

There I feel the awesomeness of God and his presence.  {Trusting} The last leaves of fall


Concerned about the future?

Things wearing on your mind? | Psalm 25:1 - In you, Lord my God, I put my trust.


Trust God.

In you, Lord my God, I put my trust. Psalm 25:1

He already knows the future and he’s already there loving and protecting and fighting for you and me. | Last leaves of Fall


Just like I used to tell the kids every week… “I know I can trust God no matter what.”



What’s weighing on you right now?

Will you trust with me?



Giving thanks for things outside my control…
and trusting,


Sharing at… Weekly Top Shot  + Saturday Show & Tell

 If you would like to receive bits of inspiration in your inbox or reader, subscribe now.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

If you’d like to give monetarily to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort AND double your gift….  
The Longaberger Company is happy to take donations to the American Red Cross for you and Longaberger will match your donation! You may donate through my online shop: Longaberger Lifestyle  if placing an order (just enter the amount you wish to donate at check out), at any Longaberger at home® showroom, by calling Customer Care at 740-322-7800 or by sending a check made payable to the American Red Cross and mailed to The Longaberger Company, Attn: Customer Care, P.O. Box 3400, Newark Ohio, 43058-3400.

*   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *  *  *  *  *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *

 Thanks so much for reading!
Please stop by Longaberger Lifestyle. | Little Round Basket #12466BSKT by Longaberger

Extraordinary Beauty & Function for the Table.
Fabulous SALES every Tuesday & Wednesday! 



  1. Cindy K says

    Just stumbled upon your blog today and love it…thank you for the words of inspiration!

    • Diane says

      Cindy I’m blessed that you came by.
      May your day be extraordinarily blessed!

  2. I really love this post! Faith sums it up for me. This past year our family has been truly tested and the blessing of faith has carried us through! Praise Jesus!

    • Diane says

      Sometimes we think that our faith is all we have. I need to remember that it’s *everything* I have. I give thanks with you, Laura. {hugs}

  3. Jean says

    As always, your photos are stunning! I also love the sentiment of your post. It is a great reminder that I needed to see this week. Thank you.

    • Diane says

      Funny thing Jean. Last night I put it together because *I* needed it. It was therapeutic. God makes such beauty. I’m grateful to be able to capture it. {hugs}

  4. Mel says

    Ah–it’s all about trust.
    I’m one to wander when ‘overload’ happens–much like you, I find that brings me back to the heart of the matter.

    Apparently I need a wander. Bit of a trust issue going one……

    Gorgeous photos, ma’am.
    And thank you for the prompting.

    • Diane says

      You are sooo welcome Mel and thank you for your encouraging words. 😀 I hope you have a delightful wander and return home refreshed and settled.

  5. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and beautiful photos. Love the scripture too…I feed on a daily diet of Psalms. Blessings, Nancy

  6. Beautiful photos and verses! These are a great reminder how great of a God we serve and how trustworthy He truly is! Thanks for sharing this on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes this week! We love having you join us! Have a great week!
    Mackenzie 🙂

    • Diane says

      Thank you Mackenzie! We are so blessed to enjoy this amazing creative world and a loving Creator.

  7. Such a lovely post!

    • Diane says

      There’s nothing like the blessing of a lovely wander to put things in perspective. Sometimes I wish those colorful leaves would hang on just a little bit longer. 😀

  8. LOVELY, lovely scene and the Word always brings a balm to the soul… Thank you for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #56!

    • Diane says

      So many times we get home and realize our camera has NOT captured the moment. The first photo captured the moment exactly. Thanks for enjoying it with me, Madge!

Please Share Your Extraordinary Thoughts!


AMAZON ASSOCIATES DISCLOSURE: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.