Lisa Leonard
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Lisa Leonard is mom to two boys, David, 13 and Matthias, 12 and wife to Steve. In between school and work they spend their time playing outdoors on the central coast of California, eating chocolate chip pancakes, tapping tunes on the piano (David) and choreographing elaborate light saber duels (Matthias)....

(in)side DaySpring: things we love
& you will too!
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things we love
& you will too!
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  1. This is the very reason I have decided to take a spur-of-the-moment trip with my daughters this week. One will be going to college next fall and since we had the time, we’ve decided to take a road trip. I’m sure we will make memories that we’ll never forget. Leaving on Wednesday, and I can’t wait!

  2. YES! This is exactly what my quiet time was about today! Taking the time to enjoy the miracles that God performs around us every day! Thank you for reminding me again!

  3. I needed to hear this today.
    Amazing how the things we know–and should always know–still need to be said.
    Over and over and over.
    Thank you for reminding me <3

  4. My grandmother passed away a little over a week ago, and one of the things she taught me is just what you are speaking of. To notice the little things, and to enjoy TODAY. Thank-you for this, a visible reminder of just how important that is, and a whisper from her to keep pressing on. 🙂