SJP #030: Ruth Simons: Discovering God's Grace through the Seasons

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SJP Episode #030 with Ruth Simons Discovering God's Grace through the Seasons

Simply Joyful Podcast — Ruth Simons: Discovering God's Grace through the Seasons 

This episode is going to be so fun! Today on the episode we have Ruth Simons—the woman behind Gracelaced. She has a very large Instagram following and is best known for her artwork. I have been so blessed going through her new book Gracelaced: Discovering Timeless Truths Through Seasons of the Heart. When I first got it, I really didn’t want to use it because it was so stunning. But when I started going through the devotional, I was blown away. Not only is she an amazing artist, she’s a spectacular writer! What makes this devotional so special is the gorgeous artwork on the pages. There really is something about beauty that is so inspiring — and makes you want to get into the Word.

If you are not familiar with Gracelaced or Ruth, she is an artist, writer, entrepreneur, and speaker. As the creator of the popular GraceLaced online shop, blog, and Instagram community, she shares scriptural truths daily through her hand-painted artwork and words. Ruth and her husband, Troy, live in New Mexico and are grateful parents to six sons—their greatest adventure.

If you are a fan of Gracelaced, you are going to go wild about this episode! We chat a lot about behind the scenes of Gracelaced, how she got started, and what God did that brought around this ministry and business.

Get ready for a really encouraging interview with Ruth Simons!

I cannot wait for you to hear this episode! Get ready to be encouraged!

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Highlights from the Show:

  • Gracelaced started off as a blog when Ruth was trying to figure out how the gospel correlated with her day-to-day life.
  • I mentioned the Steadfast Love art work that I purchased from Ruth’s shop. You can order your copy here.
  • God’s faithfulness in the seen and unseen in our lives really play a part of where I am today. —Ruth Simons
  • We need to have His words at a glance—in our homes, in our work place. —Kristi Clover
  • Ruth shares a little bit about how she started pursuing selling her art. and continues sharing what inspires her artwork.
  • I’m inspired by the beauty of God’s creation. —Ruth Simons
  • God is at work in the sunset as well as the tiniest bloom. —Ruth Simons
  • Ruth explains a little bit about how Gracelaced (the book) is set up, and why she chose to set it up by seasons.
  • To stand firm, to obey, to walk in faith, all comes from right believing. —Ruth Simons
  • It all starts with the character of God. —Ruth Simons
  • I ask Ruth to share some tips for parents going through a weary season.
  • #MotherhoodIsSanctifying hashtag  came from me thinking I am blessed in this very circumstance. —Ruth Simons
  • God’s not done with our kids, but God’s not done with us either. —Kristi Clover
  • How are they [your kids] going to see the gospel right now. —Ruth Simons
  • Ruth shares about all the many art elements that went into creating Gracelaced book — there was TONS!
  • I basically did two books. I wrote the book then I painted the book. —Ruth Simons

Be Sure to Connect with Ruth Online:

Website | Books

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