Fearfully Wonderfully Me

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Get To Know Me Tag

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Hello everyone! I feel so blessed to be nominated for the “Get to Know Me Tag” by Sunshine over at Words on a Page. Everyone of you should check out her blog. She’s a talented teenager with great photography skills and fun writing!

My 22nd birthday was on Monday-I don’t know about you, but I’m feelin’ 22-sorry I had to lol. I thought this would be the perfect week to post this tag challenge so all of my readers and newer followers can get to know me better. Feel free to tag yourself in the challenge to spread the fun!

1. What is your middle name?

Susanne.

2. What is your favorite subject at school?

In high school it was English or Art.

In college it’s Psychology or Writing.

3. What is your favorite drink?

Water or Diet Coke (must have it in the morning to function).

4. What is your favorite song at the moment?

I have a few because I’m obsessed with music:

Let the Light In by Steffany Gretzinger

Out of the Woods (for King and Country Cover)

Miracles by Jesus Culture

5. What is your favorite food?

Ice cream and bananas!

6. What is the last thing you bought? 

Breakfast out with my friends 🙂

7. Favorite book of all time?

The Bible–The second would be Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

8. Favorite Color?

Aqua/seafoam green.

9. Do you have any pets?

I have a cat named Lunabelle and a parakeet named Sunny Dee <3

10. Favorite Perfume?

Ck One Summer or AE Crush.

11. Favorite Holiday?

Christmas!

12. Are you married?

Nope.

13. Have you ever been out of the country, if so how many times?

Unfortunately not.

14. Do you speak any other language?

Does a year of sign language from high school count?

15. How many siblings do you have?

An older brother and sister.

16. What is your favorite shop?

Currently it’s H&M.

17. Favorite restaurant?

Olive Garden.

18. When was the last time you cried?

I’m not sure–Last week maybe?

19. Favorite Blog?

There are too many good ones to choose from!

20. Favorite Movie?

I have a few:

Fly Away Home, Star Wars Episode II, and The Little Mermaid. 

21. Favorite TV shows?

I don’t watch much TV. I guess either Sailor Moon or Dance Academy. 

22. PC or Mac?

PC.

23. What phone do you have?

Samsung Galaxy S3. A very loyal phone.

24. How tall are you?

5’6″

25. Can you cook?

Yes, but I prefer baking.


I love these sort of challenges. I always seem to find out interesting things about myself when doing them. I am going to stick to Sunshine’s rules and tag a few bloggers. Please feel free to tag yourself in the challenge if you want to participate 🙂

If you accept:

  1. Link back to my blog.
  2. Answer the questions.
  3. Tag as many or as few people as you like!

I tag…

Alice at Cherry Drop Princess

Robin at Transformer Girl 

Beckie at Spotlight

M at Dainty M

Gryvia at Hearts2016

Thanks for reading! Please feel free to share and comment. I love hearing from you 🙂

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#GoLoveSomeone Instagram Challenge

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I think one of our greatest questions in life is, “What is the key to happiness?” For someone who has battled depression since early adolescence, I can tell you that I have asked this question a million times.

When I first decided to follow Jesus, I had no idea the love and freedom that awaited me from my Savior. I was still stuck in my old worldly ways (which still creep up on me sometimes), and I only added more pressure to myself with added rules and “spiritual” tasks. And you know what, I still wasn’t even happy!

The only way I began to feel true freedom and joy was when I surrendered my life fully to God and finally experienced His love. No, I wasn’t instantly frolicking through the fields singing happy songs every day. To be honest, my depression is still a struggle I face. I am not ashamed of that though. On the contrary, I almost like it. Because of this struggle I know that I will always be in constant need of surrendering to my ever pursuing Heavenly Father. 

True happiness–the kind that goes beyond the joys of this world–sort of snuck up on me in two parts. First of all, I truly experienced God’s joy when I felt His love and mercy wash over me. When I finally accepted His forgiveness and decided to put Jesus at the center of my life, I found a peace and joy like no other. Yes, bad things still happen and I get sad, but the Lord’s peace is still there.

The second part to God’s joy is serving others. I’m a big fan of Joyce Meyer, and I love how she always talks about serving others in order to get our minds off of our own problems. To be honest, it even goes deeper than that. Think about it–some of the happiest people in the world are those who love God and spend their life serving others.

When I began to focus less on myself (which can also be a huge struggle), and devote my time to loving my family, friends, and my church and community, I found that I was happier and experiencing more intimacy with God. 

I know I haven’t been alive that long, but what I’ve learned so far is that joy doesn’t go very far when it’s just about us. True happiness is felt when you realize how much God loves you, and that you can radiate that love to the world. Want to get happy? Go serve someone. Go love someone.

That’s what this challenge is all about.
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Starting tomorrow, January 14th, for the next month I will be hosting a challenge on my Instagram under the hashtag #golovesomeone!

The challenge is simple. Everyday find some way to love someone. Remember that love is a verb–it’s about service. It can be anything, such as praying for someone, buying a stranger’s groceries, taking care of a sick loved one, or just giving up your free time to love somebody.

I want all of us to challenge ourselves to do a loving act of service everyday. The only two rules are:

  1. Put God at the center of what you are doing
  2. Do your act of service from a heart of love and sacrifice

Then think of a creative way to make/share an image of a heart to post on Instagram! The heart will be a symbol of your act of love. Be sure to use the hashtag #golovesomeone and tag me @fearfullywonderfullyme. This isn’t to brag, but to keep ourselves accountable and to have fun and connect with each other! Let’s fill Instgram up with hearts. Let’s fill Instagram with love! 

The challenge will officially end on February 14th, but feel free to keep it going even longer. You can also join in on the challenge whenever you want. I just want to see a heart everyday through Valentine’s Day!

Thanks for reading! Please feel free to comment and share 🙂
My Instagram: @fearfullywonderfullyme

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