Flowing From My Heart…

Gratitude comes in many forms. I am amazed at the infinite reminders that exist to prompt my heart to say 'thank you, Lord'. These instances stop me in my tracks, providing 'aha moments' of appreciation, realizing that He didn't have to do it, but He did. Understanding that I am blessed beyond measure, even when I …

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Uncommon Things, Hidden in Plain Sight.

Very few sermons stick with me for days after I've heard them, especially when I wasn't physically in the same space as the individual(s) presenting the message. Every now and again, I'll join an online service. Recently, I watched "I Am Number 8," delivered by Pastor John Gray at The Potter's House (Dallas). If you …

And so it begins…

"There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this." Recent work weeks have been tiring but rewarding. I am so blessed to work with team members who not only fill in the gaps of my shortcomings, but those who express their insane levels of creativity to make projects fun and unique. …

Celebrate!

Three is the magic number for today! The Hazel Gennie is three years old! Although the name was a childhood creation, I didn't put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) until three years ago in the form of a blog. Since 2013, things have shifted and aligned with great adventures! I appreciate each of you …

Unlike Butter…

There are few things in life that work better when spread thin. Butter and jam, yes... however, I am not one of those things. In fact, as time moves along, I gain a greater understanding that I become less effective when saying yes to everything. Once during a job interview, I took pride in expressing …

4 AM Knows All My Secrets

Awake. Since 4 AM. I'm not sure why because I truly am sleepy. 2015 kicked off with a bang for the day job. With that, there have been additional evening hours and a slight lack of resting, BUT, it is for a wonderful cause. I love what I do! I love working with college students. …

Patterns and Seasons

For the last few weeks I have mentally noted a post idea for my blog. Oddly enough, those thoughts never made it to the site. In my attempts to erase writer's block, I consult my journal. I enjoy reading entries from a year ago. They are helpful and serve as a reminder of whether or …