Thank You!!!

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Every January, I look back on the previous year and determine what I did right, what needs improvement, what I want more of, and what I need to say no to in the new year. I cannot help to be overwhelmed with gratitude for each and every one of you. Thank you for allowing me to capture your beautiful families, your gorgeous children! To each woman who trusted me in capturing your inner and outer beauty, you let me in to a very vulnerable place! Thank you for trusting me! My three kids and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We love serving you all, and we love being a part of your lives. Thank you for the referrals. Thank you for trusting me enough to share my name with friends and family! 2018 was a record breaking year. Thanks to my Heavenly Father and thanks to your trust in me. It was the busiest, craziest year we have ever had! April-December are a blurry whirlwind. I am beyond thankful and ecstatic for what God has in store in 2019. 2018 was a year of struggles and victories! The victories were bigger than anything else.

On 1/1/2018 I chose two words to focus on for 2018. I prayed over them for days asking God to guide me on which two words they would be. He gave me FAITH and FOCUS. I wrote in my journal that I would focus on my relationship with Jesus, my family, my businesses in that order and that I would accept no distractions. I asked God to grow my faith. I wanted unstoppable, unmovable faith. Faith that can move mountains. I researched Bible verses on faith and focus and prayed them into my life. Isaiah 43:2 was one of those verses on faith that just became a constant prayer for me. Well let me tell you, I passed through the waters in 2018 and He was with me. I passed through the rivers and they didn’t sweep over me. I walked through the fire and I didn’t get burned. He stood in the fire with me and protected me from the flames. I came out stronger in every aspect. He grew my faith alright. He did so by allowing me to walk through some of the most difficult situations I’ve ever experienced but gave me the victory every single time, in His timing. It didn’t always look how I wanted it to look. In fact, it never did. But in retrospect, I’m so glad. Because His way is always better. All of this gave me laser-like focus for His will And only His will in my life, my family, my business. I accepted no distractions just like I promised Him. Not only did I focus on my relationship with Him, my family, my business, but through it all he made me focus on something I totally was not expecting! I told you He does things His way and His way is always better. He made me focus on how He sees me! Who I am in Jesus:

I AM REDEEMED

I AM STRONG

I AM MORE THAN A CONQUEROR

I AM CAPABLE

I AM MORE THAN ENOUGH

I AM SUCCESSFUL

I AM RESILIENT

I AM PERSEVERANT

I AM A COMFORTER

I AM A BEACON

I AM HIGHLY FAVORED

I AM LOVED

I AM WORTHY OF ALL HE HAS DONE, ALL HE HAS GIVEN ME AND ALL HE HAS IN STORE FOR ME

2108 was absolutely amazing and I wouldn’t change a thing. And you helped make it amazing. Thank you for following me, thank you for trusting me with your health, with your memories, and for sending so many referrals my way!

We are going to rock 2019! I urge you to take a look at what you allow in your mind and in your life. Do not focus on who the world says you are. Focus on who God says you are!! Much love and success to you in 2019!