A Season of Lightness- Naptime Diaries

i am often struck by the richness and power of jess connolly and the heart she shares on her blog and in her art over at naptime diaries. i must say, i was particularly taken with this dimension of her personality, lightness, and the power she gave for another woman to speak a word into her life. every conversation is a chance to learn more about ourselves and be challenged to learn more, love more, and live more. and she walks it…

from jess connolly for naptime diaries:


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A few months ago, my sweet friend Brittany told me she was praying something specifically for me. Sidenote: I love when people pop up with something they’re praying for me that I haven’t asked for. It’s proof of the Holy Spirit at work in us, and it’s like the most loving gentle correction too, right? Because if they’re praying for one specific direction, you can kind of believe that you’re not currently pointed that way. Anyhow, Britt came to me and said, ‘I’m praying LIGHTNESS for you.” I didn’t have to have her unpack that. It made perfect sense. I’m a thinker (an over thinker) and I let the things weigh heavy on me. Real things, little things, abstract things. I can laugh with the best of them, but I can cry at the drop of a hat too.

And y’all. This world IS heavy. There are so many things to…


{photo & words courtesy of Naptime Diaries}

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