Rachel Jenae

2013 Year in Review

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My dad use to say that one of our biggest weaknesses as humans is our innate ability to remember and forget. We tend to harbor and remember selective moments, while forgetting to celebrate and rejoice in all the others. A … Continue reading

Intentionality (Annual JBU Girls Trip)

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Once a year I get together with some incredible women that I met a short 10 years ago and it’s in those short times together I’m reminded a little more of who I want to be. For the last five … Continue reading

2012 Year In Review

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Rewinding, remembering, unraveling and unfolding…I love this time of year! I love looking back and seeing what looked crazy and impossible now sitting fully in the light. If there is one word that sums up this year it would be … Continue reading

California-Friends-Imagine

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I recently went out to LA for a few days visiting good friends, enjoying the coast, the wonderful weather, sunshine, and even stopping in at Newport Church for their women’s conference, Imagine! I haven’t been to the coast since I … Continue reading

One Day

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This past weekend I had the opportunity to get away to a cabin in the woods for a day with several creative artist friends. We stayed up late talking by the fire, enjoyed a little of the beautiful “winter” weather … Continue reading

“If” I were…

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I have come to believe there are two kinds of people in this world, those who live to eat and those who eat to live.  While I tend to be more of the latter, I love to be around people … Continue reading

And the Pendulum Swings

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Over the last week there’s been one repeated conversation that has continued to arise again and again. It’s happened organically talking with people I’ve never met, but also with friends I’ve known for years.  It’s this growing trend.  This swinging … Continue reading

What Worked and What Didn’t Work

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Striving didn’t work.  Doing everything myself didn’t work. Just doing what is needed didn’t work. Just getting by didn’t work.  Living in routine, monotony and comfort didn’t work.  Saying yes to everything and everyone didn’t work. Surrounding myself by go-getters … Continue reading

My Stalkings

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I am an avid stalker.  Stalker of all things bloggity that is.  I love reading and taking in other perspectives on life!  These are some top quality, cream-of-the-crop bloggity blogs!  So check’em out and I’m sure you’ll become a stalker … Continue reading

A Little Glimpse of Spokane

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Travel has always inspired me. It invigorates and in a way breathes life into me with each new place I see. I’m not sure when I realized this, but it’s contagious. I love meeting new people, hearing their stories, seeing … Continue reading

Good Times with the Girls

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“It’s all a matter of perspective.” This phrase came up quite a bit this past weekend. More in joking than deep life discussions, but in returning back to my daily routine of life and already missing my girls, I can’t … Continue reading

The Thalken Crew

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Recently I had the privilege of shooting some pictures of my friend Selah with her cute little kiddos. I give HUGE props to every mother with three kids under the age of 5 and Selah is no exception! She’s an … Continue reading