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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." —  Henry David Thoreau credit My phone died recently. Not like died because of its charge — permanently died. I'm not the only one whom this has happened to, I'm sure, and this isn't a complaint. Rather, it's an observation on how different the landscape of my life has been without it. I've been reading more, watching more TV, doing less doomscrolling. I found that I've missed my phone a lot less and simultaneously a lot more than I expected. And I've been noticing a difference in my mental state. My mental health is, apparently, linked in part to the device I hold in my hand 99% of the time. Who knew? However, it's still been challenging lately, for more reasons than just my phone, and my sister invited me to go outside with her. Th

With Arms High and Heart Abandoned {Day 23: How I Want to Be Remembered}


I want to be remembered for loving without abandon, for showing crazy love and for living by grace. I want to be remembered as someone who held her arms high towards her savior. I want to be remembered as someone who served and loved unconditionally. I want to be remembered as someone who laughed often and danced in the rain. I want to be remembered for not who I was, but for the God I served, and the One I will spend eternity with forever. I want to remembered for my stand of surrender.

You stood before creation
Eternity within Your hand
You spoke the earth into motion
My soul now to stand

You stood before my failure
Carried the Cross for my shame
My sin weighed upon Your shoulders
My soul now to stand

So what can I say
What can I do
But offer this heart O God
Completely to You

So I'll walk upon salvation
Your Spirit alive in me
This life to declare Your promise
My soul now to stand

So what can I say
What can I do
But offer this heart O God
Completely to You

So I'll stand
With arms high and heart abandoned
In awe of the One who gave it all

So I'll stand
My soul Lord to You surrendered
All I am is Yours

With arms high and heart abandoned... I will stand. All I am is His.

Comments

  1. That's beautiful, Sky!!!!! And definitely a good legacy to leave behind. (:

    ~Lily

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  2. :)
    I liked this post... it was very -- whistful.

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