One Pocketbook at a time… Peacock Love!

“I am the LORD, the God of all the peoples of the world. Is anything too hard for me? Jeremiah 32:27

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HALLELUJAH!

THANK YOU JESUS

PRAISE GOD!

I can’t help but love GOD! I’m nothing without God and I cannot do anything with out God.

Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. John 1:3

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During and after the making of this pocketbook I’ve gone through some ups and downs and I can’t believe the Goodness of the Lord and the necessity of completely trusting HIM and not relying on your self.

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; Proverbs 3:5

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This Bag represents FAITH. Blind Faith. RECKLESS FAITH!

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1

Sometimes in life we may face situations that look impossible, that look bleak and hopeless. You may face negative thoughts and things may look as though they are going sour.

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STOP and think about the GOODNESS of our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ. Stop and think about the LOVE GOD has for you! The Creator of the Universe, Alpha and Omega, Beginning and the end Loves YOU!

All things are possible with GOD. Matthew 19:26

When I was creating this bag, it was completely put together by faith. Every detail was given to me by GOD. In every bag I ask God to help me create the bag perfect for whom it’s made for. That others that see the bag or carry the bag that they maybe blessed. This bag was done in a time that I was going through great transition. I was pregnant. 2 days after I had finished this wonderful Tailored Expressions, my water broke. When God does things, He does them perfectly…

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God is so incredible. I see now why this bag was made the way it was, and how it was put together. Although at the time I was extremely tired, I pushed through and I worked as best as I could with the alterations that GOD had given me while making it. I just trusted and had faith in GOD and the vision He gave me. I could of done it my way, but I decided to do it completely God’s way, even though it was a lot more work than if I had pieced it together on how I originally planned.

Note: Have enough faith to change directions.

I can’t help but think of Abraham and how GOD had told Abraham to blindly go somewhere Abraham had not ever ventured out to. He never questioned God. Even when he and Sarah were older and GOD promised him decedents. Still even when doubt came He had hope and believed in GOD’s promises.

He did not weaken in faith when he considered his own body, which was as good as dead (since he was about a hundred years old), or when he considered the barrenness of Sarah’s womb. Romans 4:19

Recklessly Believe in Your GOD! Have Reckless faith. Believe in the God of the Impossible.

Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness. Genesis 15:6

I believe, believing, having faith, as Abraham did (God changed Abram name to Abraham, God has a tendency of changing names, the power of a name. Abram means “exalted father” and Abraham means “father of many”)

Sometimes God is going to ask from us things that seem impossible. God will ask us to have unconditional Faith in Him.

That’s what I believe, GOD is asking each one of us when we go through a trial, when we go through a difficulty. Do you trust HIM?

We cannot forget the blood of Christ and the POWER it has purchased! You have been Redeemed! Don’t believe in the doubt, don’t believe in those negative thoughts, God’s mercies are new each day! HALLELUJAH!

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To the Owner of this Pocketbook…

HAVE FAITH. Have the faith that moves mountains, that keeps you at peace that surpasses all understanding. Forget about what it looks like forget about the negativity of it. Think about how GREAT how POWERFUL your GOD is. Nothing is impossible for Him no matter what lies the Devil tries to throw at you. Fight the Good fight of Faith and Trust GOD, Pass the test and you will see how God will bless you in incredible ways. Forget about the fear you may feel or what ever negative feelings that may pass as waves. When you are in the Storm, remember you have the one who stills the waters.

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When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm. Mark 4:39

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One Pocketbook at a Time….My Baby Bag!

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. James 1:4

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HALLELUJAH PRAISE GOD THANK YOU JESUS!!!

As I was constructing this baby bag for moi, I couldn’t help but also reflect on every bag I’ve made since this point. Each bag has it’s own personality and that’s another reason why their own story is attached to it. Because with each bag, miracles happen. With each bag I go through trials and tribulations. With each bag I have to face my fears and doubts.

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With this bag in particular I came to a point that I’ve come to with many of my creations. Why am I doing this? This is so hard! It Hurts! Seriously I get stabbed by needles at least 20 times each session more or less. I bleed with each bag. Yes those pins are no joke!

I suffer with each bag and I have to work tremendously hard with each bag.

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But you know what keeps me going? Do you know what fuels me? Jesus, knowing if I get through, what ever challenge I’m facing, whether it’s the piecing or the zipper or even the fit, I know, by the grace of God, it will look AMAZING! It will Glorify HIM.

I have faith.

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. James 2:26

And I guess that’s why it may say in scripture to be patient, to rejoice during trials and tribulations because the truth is, your Blessing is just around the corner. Don’t give up!

Because once those thoughts come to my mind of doubt and questioning my love for this, that’s when I’m almost done, that’s when much of the hard work is done but It has to come together and that coming together is what hurts the most.

It’s only fitting that these thoughts came to me with this bag, because this is my Diaper bag, my Hospital bag and my travel bag it’s an awesome size! I say that it’s fitting because the greatest pain that I will face in being pregnant is right before I receive my miracle. Right before the world is blessed with my baby boy!

A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world. John 16:21

At the end when everything is done and I push myself…the joy of what I see, all done and finished, is unsurpassed.

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To the Readers of this wonderful Diaper/Baby/Hospital bag:

I’d just like to say. Yes life is going to throw you some curve balls. You’re going to ask in the midst of your troubles “Lord where is the Good in this? I can’t see it” ( I asked that question my self after trying several times to get the right fit of the zipper! Sorry I just had to vent 😀 ) But the truth is your blessing is just around the corner Your, recovery is at hand.

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 1 Peter 1:3

Until Next time! Ciao!

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One Pocketbook at a Time….Oh-La-La Africa!

And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. Luke 14:27

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As I write this, I’m in Tears. Yes Tears! No, not sad tears but tears that acknowledge and know GOD is Here. GOD is with you. WOW!

HALLELUJAH PRAISE GOD THANK YOU JESUS!!!

In the making of this unique one of a kind “Tailored Expressions” I had a chance to reflect on Waiting, Patience and Frustration. One thing that comes to mind is the phrase:

“Nobody told me”

In the bible, GOD tells us EVERYTHING we can expect with Life.

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This bag is a reflection and a revelation of the verse Luke 14:27. At the end of the completion of this bag these words hit me hard. Before going into creating this bag, I really didn’t understand this verse and I remember questioning what does it truly mean? I had many ideas but no revelation.

I just kept moving forward.

There’s just this unique peace that comes with Christ, so when you’re in the beginning stages of meditation on what Luke 14:27 reflects, it’s hard to grasp.

He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth. Isaiah 53:7

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As I began the process of ordering materials chosen by my awesome client, by the way the GORGEOUS fabric was my Clients fabric who had Gone onto a Missions Trip to Africa and came back with this rich fabric! Amen! So honored that she confided in me to rip apart this fabric an create something Gorgeous. Thank you Molly, so much for the Opportunity! Amen.

In a nutshell, seriously speaking, we’re like clay in the hands of GOD, in my case it was like this fabric. We all have our own story, history and our own journey and once we allow GOD to get a hold of us! WATCH OUT! HE will certainly transform us if we trust Him,  HE can lead you into rising up to be your true self. Who you always were meant to be. There’s going to be moments that are a burden that feel heavy and you wonder…WHY?  Just as the fabric cannot see it’s self nor it’s future burden (the camera that will be gracing it) it only sees what it’s losing, the pain of the transformation and maybe the few things it gains. But if we just keep our eyes in what we lose in the past, how can we function with the capacity GOD has given us presently?

Oh and an important point also, You have to keep your mouth —- zipped, meaning no complaining, whining and TRUST in HIM! HALLELUJAH! Because to be honest Everything HE does He does it for your good. ♥

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Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9

You see there’s a process.

You have to learn how to wait…and not just regular waiting its the waiting that’s done with affirmation that the Creator of the Universe has your best interest. It’s the waiting that hurts the most but you can’t complain because you’ll just be going backwards.

Think about this…

We want things NOW, in Our time. We get frustrated when it’s not done our way. We really need to just give it all to Him, take the focus away from ourselves and cast it all on Jesus. This life is really not about you, it’s not about US, its about GOD. Bask in His Glory, delight in His strength and enjoy the fruits of the Spirit.

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There’s an awakening that takes place in each one of us but it only happens when we’re seeking. When we’re searching, when we’re aware because when you do, you are tapping into that Universal POWER. You are tapping into GOD and allowing GOD to live and dwell inside you, to guide you.

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To the Owner of this Tailored Expression:

Let this camera bag, not only be a reminder of the sacrifice of your Missions trip you took with faith and a cheerful heart, but let it be a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus Christ made for you. Let you constantly rejoice and be comforted by the weight of your bag and it’s contents, you know what you carry is your love for what you do and it’s worth the weight it’s worth the burden.

It’s the burdens we may carry when getting rid of ourselves and truly doing it all for Jesus, all for Love, that are truly the most rewarding. Remember Jesus Rose up the third day to take His place on the Throne! You’re reward is always just around the corner when going through anything with faith, with silent love and calling out to GOD. When following your walk with GOD, with JESUS you’re going to go through trials & tribulations. That’s a given, we all know this, that’s life, but there’s a burden that we carry when we truly are following His example, there’s a heaviness. That heaviness is us carrying the cross, that burden is the Crucifixion of our flesh. The dying to self to rise up to Jesus. So what ever opposition you face because of your savior JESUS CHRIST, that’s your cross. Praise Him! Because you know you’re gaining Ground from the enemy! AMEN! Stay in His peace.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

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One Pocketbook at a Time… Rachel’s Tote

After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. 1 Kings 19:12

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Hallelujah Praise GOD Thank you Jesus!!!!

I can’t praise the LORD enough! He’s so amazing, so encouraging and full of LOVE! Blessed!

It’s great to find an ease in the atmosphere. It took a while, lil bit to get here :P. I can’t imagine my life with out Jesus, and in all seriousness I’m extremely thankful.

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. James 1:4

How this verse just makes perfect sense. It was a struggle to actually learn how to be patient. During the construction of this wonderful Handbag I had time to reflect on my life. Not the whole scope of it but what I’ve been going through lately.

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Almost everywhere I have turned I’ve heard the term “consistency”. But it could be, because I’m focused on being constant and I haven’t really held up that standard. (I’m trying! Pray for me)

I guess it’s almost like you’ve just bought a new car and then all of a sudden you see the same car you bought everywhere, it’s like everyone has bought your car? Or Here’s another one that my husband and I have been noticing lately, is it just us or does everyone have kids lately?

Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do. Joshua 1:8

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I guess that’s how life is at times. They say you attract what you mostly think, I believe this to be true. But I also believe you become more aware of what you focus on. If you focus on the positive  you will see positive, if you focus generally on the negative, that is what you will mostly see.

Unfortunately we only see what we want to see.

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthews 6:33

This verse I have been meditating a lot lately on it. I want to be successful and I want my business to be successful but I don’t want to be successful at the cost of only seeing what I want to see and not what HE wants me to see.

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You see we can get stuck in this box, in this world of our own doing. I believe GOD, JESUS calls us for more. He wants us to see His Kingdom. I love the Lord’s Prayer…

“This, then, is how you should pray:

“ ‘Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your name,

10your kingdom come,

your will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.

11Give us today our daily bread.

12And forgive us our debts,

as we also have forgiven our debtors.

13And lead us not into temptation,a

but deliver us from the evil one.b ’

One line that has always gotten to me, “On Earth as it is in Heaven“. Wow… I don’t know what that means to you, but to me it registers as, I can be living in heaven here on earth. WA! YEA! God you’re amazing. But what’s important to note is “Your will be done

We can’t get stuck on what we want…

Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Galatians 5:24

This doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy yourself or you can’t have fun, on the contrary. This verse signifies a freedom, a separation of only seeing what you want. A separation that keeps us from Enjoying God’s Best. All of Jesus.

When you want something, you believe it fills a void or a whole somewhere inside you, like you will be complete as soon as you receive a chocolate chip cookie, you know anything noun or verb, that you want. The truth is, to crucify the flesh is to let go what it is you think you want and be truly filled by the Holy Spirit.

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Matthew 5:6

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To The Owner of this Beautiful Tailored Expressions:

This is my Gift to you, may it be a reminder of How precious the BLOOD of the Lamb is and His Sacrifice  May you always fall deeper and deeper in LOVE with Him. Always meditate on His WORD and focus on Jesus. He shall not ever leave you astray. Blessings to you and yours in JESUS Mighty NAME! Amen! Don’t ever forget to cast your cares on Jesus, so you wouldn’t think of what hinders you from seeing/stepping into His Kingdom. Amen!

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One Pocketbook at a time…Nautical Prep ♥

We also pray that you will be strengthened with all his glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy, Colossians 1:11

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Hallelujah Praise GOD thank you JESUS!

I’m so incredibly thankful for GOD’s Grace and Mercy! GOD is so incredible. During the Building and making of these small yet very special gifts I’ve had plenty of time to reflect.

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Not only have I reflected on the GOODNESS of GOD of JESUS CHRIST I’ve also had a chance to see the kindness and true patience from individuals.

Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him. 2 Peter 3:15

GOD is so incredible and it just brings tears to my eyes how HE truly Sustains. There are major changes going on within my Family, Home and including Business. All Great changes. But changes are changes and we all go through them, some easier than others.

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28

Take a deep Breath, Close your eyes and picture the Ocean on a calm beautiful day. Think of the sea…About sea Travel.

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I know, beautiful, I not only reflected about the sea and it’s many characteristics, I also began thinking of the time when Paul was to be tried in the Roman Court and How he had to go out to sea to get from Jerusalem to Rome. Check out this amazing Reference: Paul’s Journey to Rome, Part 1

Paul aka Saul was the one who was prosecuting and even killing Christians and;

He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?”Acts 9:4

When He asked who it was the reply was;

“Who are you, Lord?” Saul asked. “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting,” he replied. Acts 9:5

Which then Jesus had blinded him to see the truth. If you don’t know the story, no he did not stay Blind forever, about 3 days 🙂

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Fire tests the purity of silver and gold, but the LORD tests the heart. Proverbs 17:3

So I began thinking of certain moments and emotions I’ve experienced and felt. There are times that life takes the form of a sea…with winds lightly blowing and calm smooth waves…just as there are incredible sea worthy days there are days that when Shipwrecked is a reality that one most face. Yes I said it, SHIPWRECKED.

Paul’s Sails for Rome:

3When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they had obtained what they wanted; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete. 14Before very long, a wind of hurricane force, called the “northeaster,” swept down from the island. 15The ship was caught by the storm and could not head into the wind; so we gave way to it and were driven along. 16As we passed to the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were hardly able to make the lifeboat secure. 17When the men had hoisted it aboard, they passed ropes under the ship itself to hold it together. Fearing that they would run aground on the sandbars of Syrtis, they lowered the sea anchor and let the ship be driven along. 18We took such a violent battering from the storm that the next day they began to throw the cargo overboard. 19On the third day, they threw the ship’s tackle overboard with their own hands.20When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved. Acts 27:3-20

You know, it’s those moments where you think, that’s it, it’s over, I bet Paul went through it as well. But truly I tell you it’s not, it’s not the end. Nope not at all on the Contrary…The Destination must be met and regardless of the trials in between you just can’t give up. GOD always encourages ♥

But now I urge you to keep up your courage, because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed. 23Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me 24and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’ Acts 27:22-24

I believe the worst, is looking back and seeing where you’ve failed and given up. Take Heart, always think of times where GOD has Prevailed! Because, you can’t Give up, there are TRIUMPHS in front of you. These triumphs you will one day be able to look back and be confident in saying, ‘I gave it all and didn’t give up because of GOD!’.

Now I urge you to take some food. You need it to survive. Not one of you will lose a single hair from his head.”35After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. 36They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves. Acts 27:34-36

No matter what life throws at you or where the wind blows, you can’t get discouraged.

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I love how GOD is truly the director or should I say Captain of our lives. We can fight it, but it would be the same as throwing punches in the wind. Of no use. GOD always wants the best for you. You just have to give up the thought of ‘CONTROL’.

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We have to learn how to sail the oceans, how to accept the winds in a way that doesn’t keep us rigid and cold. Your perspective to life can do that.

So I encourage the owners of these small Gifts;

Let these Gifts be a reminder that no matter what or where the wind blows GOD always has the final say. Do not be afraid or discouraged. Change your Perspective, make a commitment that you will go all the way through with GOD. He will always see you through, be anchored to Jesus Christ;

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For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

Hosanna in the Highest!!!

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