Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

Shine On In Spite Of Let Downs and Disappointments. Keep your Head High and always be thankful.

There is a light inside of all of us, a beauty deep within… something so special that the world needs to see and feel.  Regardless of current circumstances, hardships, and disappointments, find a way to “shine on.” In my opinion it is easy to smile and shine brightly when everything is good… It takes courage to choose hope, joy and gratitude when things are difficult.  I have nothing real earth shattering to share today, except, keep on shining.  Let the world know around you that you are light… You choose light and choose to shine in the midst of any darkness.

I feel lots of joy today! Simply because today is my Friday and we have a really packed, fun weekend planned!! Ben is off the entire weekend which is a gift to us! Friday we go to our kids new school and meet the teachers, then I lead worship at a local church. Later on that evening we have dinner reservations at Ella Dining Room with some good friends of ours! We have been doing an annual dinner there with them for the past 3 years! On Saturday I plan on taking a yoga class with my friend Kat and then the farmers market in town with the fam! Saturday afternoon we head to Macy’s for a back to school event hosted by The Lipstick Giraffe at the Arden Mall followed by family night/ movie night! Family night is typically on Friday’s but it is getting hijacked this week! Sunday is FULL of adventures in SF! Be sure to follow along on my Insta-stories for all the deets!! Thank you so much for stopping by the blog!!

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Photos By: Nicole Quiroz

  • Comments ( 21 )

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    Lauren

    Okay, you’re hair is absolutely beautiful! Love your radiance and positivity here 🙂

    Xx,

    Lauren | http://www.mylifeaslaurr.com

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    Alyssa N Zapinski

    I am absolutely in love with this tassel trend. Your dress is adorable and I love how you paired the soft blue of the dress with the bright pop of yellow in the house. SO cute!!

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    Chelsea

    I love that dress on you! It looks amazing. You can’t go wrong with white!

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    Shelby Back

    this dress is precious! I love the tassel hem!

    xo!
    Shelby
    http://www.glitterandgingham.com

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    Mara Zota

    I love this shoes! And the sack I just adore❤️ Really cool outfit❤️

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    Ashley Stephenson

    This dress is so cute! Anything with tassels count me in!

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    Ashley DTKAustin

    These photos are absolutely stunning and I can’t get enough of the details on that dress!! GORGE!

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    Ashley

    Gorgeous photos!! I love your dress! The tassels add such a fun touch!

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    Summer @ Coffee With Summer

    Oh my goodness, this dress is sooooo darling on you. You’re stunning! Love this color.

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    Megan

    Love these photos of you! That dress is absolutely adorable on you.

    Megan | http://www.pipmegan.com

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    Jenna Colgrove

    what a beautiful home!!

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    jen @ thehollyhockdoor

    Beautiful words – you’re so right! I love your outfit but I just let out a little sigh when I saw your house in the background! So incredible!

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    Tuyet

    This dress is adorable and I love that bag. So perfect for summer. http://www.kimballandkedzie.com

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    Lauren Sheriff

    Love the message of shining on no matter the circumstance. It can be so hard to keep being the light in difficult situations, but we are called to be the light in the world no matter what! Thanks for sharing this message, and of course that dress is just so pretty on you!

    Lauren
    http://www.basicbabelauren.com

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    Lynn Woods

    Awwww….what a cute dress!

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    Ciera Chang

    This dress is so cute and I’m loving the tassel detail! I missed your words of encouragement and you always shine bright in your posts 🙂

    xoxo, CiCi
    http://www.worldwidestylista.com

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    Kachet Jackson-Henderson

    Ruthie, you are such a beautiful person and a wonderful friend. Thank you for being you. I love you!

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    Amanda

    I love the tassels at the end of this drrss! So cute!

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    Laura || Walking in Memphis in High Heels

    I love the tassels on the bottom of your dress! Your smile is shining bright, the light will always outshine the darkness, I love how you think!

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    Nita Mann

    such a cute dress babe! <3

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    Jill

    You look absolutely beautiful! I LOVE that dress- your photos are so stunning! Thx for sharing!

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