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It's a Beautiful Day!

I know that each day I wake up and choose to get up out of my bed, something good is going to happen. That is my outlook, I choose to have a positive frame of mind. I don't always feel like it, but I know in the long run my day will somehow go better because of it. Autumn has arrived in Tennessee, the leaves are changing and the temperature is cool and crisp. I love the feeling this time of year brings, the warmth, the yummy smells and the memorable sounds. As I begin this blog, Ryan and I are in the midst of a new phase of our lives. Over the course of the past year, we have experienced great challenge. Along the way, we are finding God has a reason for it all: we will be tested, we will be stretched to the limit, and He will allow it so that we can be stronger and more dependent upon Him. The familiar hymn, "Trust and Obey", has been a constant for me lately. I have been listening to it and singing it repeatedly in the car, a wonderful new arrangement of it b…