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It’s been a awhile since I’ve took the time to create a post on here. The break was/is good. It’s never good when ya start getting anxious because you think you NEED to post. I started to feel that way so I just simply stopped and took a break.
I want to be intentional about life and not let social media take over. I wanna use it to encourage others and be encouraged. ...........……………..............
I’ve been through strawberry 🍓 season, been the errand girl for planting 🌱season, an injured bunny 🐰(Cupcake/Mr. Bun Buns) became part of the family, I/we took my niece and nephew to the festival 🎡for rides (😰 I found out how old I am), freezing/canning🍅season is coming up hot, I became an aunt to a new little nephew ♥️, wild berry picking is happening,....so in other words I’ve been and still am a busy bee 🐝 😁.
This is me. No filter. Hair is a mess and up in bun. Zero makeup. Not even mascara. Nails are short and uneven. I’m not thin. I’m dirty, from working with animals and in the garden. Sometimes I wish I wouldn’t need glasses. Teeth aren’t perfect and white. I’ve got pimples and scabs of broken ones on my face. 98% of the time I look like a mess. I don’t get many days that I can look nice. This is my truest form. —————————————
I was inspired to do this post from @bellarobb movement #mytruestformb we need more posts like these that are unfiltered and real.
I was listening to Adventures in Odyssey (no one is ever to old for those stories 😉) with my siblings this evening and the story behind the song, It Is Well, was one of those stories. With the loss and heartache that the Spaffords went through only made them stronger in their Faith. It’s terrible what they had they had to go through yet they chose to stay strong and trust God. I remember the first time I heard the story behind the song, my heart broke for them and brought so much more meaning to the song and not just an everyday hymn that you sing in church.
If you ever get the chance, find out the story behind this song from Horatio Spafford.
When peace like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll
Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say
It is well, it is well, with my soul
I want to make a note with the phrase above, “an everyday hymn you sing in church”. I don’t think hymns are just everyday songs that you sing in church. However, we get so wrapped up in going by schedules in church and our sinful nature tends to just sing a song because it is what we do in church. We forget what the song is really saying and our worship becomes hollow and empty. Worship should be Spirit led and filled with life and purpose.
2102 months ago
This post was originally put together for my photography page but it is too special not to share it to my blog page as well.
I know this isn’t the best quality photo but it’s real...my niece fell in love with my baby bantam chick. She affectionately calls it Soapy. She is red cheeked because she was driving a four wheeler prior to the photo and loving every minute. Also, surprising her daddy, grandpa, and uncles of how much skill she had running through mud puddles. I see in her, her mommy’s grit and her daddy’s outspokenness. Yet, she is so gentle with this chick. Chloe, you are a priceless treasure! 🥰 — 13/365
1703 months ago
DEEP WOUNDS that remain unhealed can cause us to lash out and injure the very ones HEAVEN LONGS TO HEAL. The King has conquered your heart; now He wants to USE YOUR LIFE for His purpose of RESTORATION. Let’s lay any sword of rejection and disappointment at our Father’s feet and allow Him to REMAKE it into ADOPTION, RESTORATION, and DIVINE APPOINTMENTS. ⚔️ Insights from my book #girlswithswords—you can grab a copy at the link in my bio! #momto4men#siciliangmama
903 months ago
This last week feels like such a blur. I’ve a got a million things going on at once and it’s hard to stay focused and be intentional about how I’m going to impact those around me, including my family. Doing my best to keep in mind that I’m tough despite what gets thrown into my path.
»»»»»»»»»»» “With all prayer and petition pray [with specific requests] at all times [on every occasion and in every season] in the Spirit, and with this in view, stay alert with all perseverance and petition [interceding in prayer] for all God’s people.”
EPHESIANS 6:18 AMP
603 months ago
To all the Moms, old or young, that come across this post...You are wonderful, beautiful, and are doing a fabulous job at grooming your children to the best of your abilities. Never consider yourself as “less than” for being tired, hiding in the closet or perhaps crying in the shower...there isn’t much that can prepare you for the mental strength it takes to be a Mom. You were created for motherhood...you can do this...you are Awesome!
I hope to one day be blessed with motherhood and take on the challenge of grooming someone in this world. Until then...I’ll be the Best Aunt Ever 😇 to all your babies 😁
A Little Can Do A LOT... You are the answer!
But Jesus said, “You feed them.” — Mark 6:37
Check out my @tbn episode tonight at my link in bio or at christinecaine.com/tv
503 months ago
Sex and purity is a hot topic in today’s society, however, a very taboo topic in the church.
Kristen and Bethany did a superb job of unpacking all the truths and lies of sex and purity in their book. Sex, Purity, and the Longings of a Girls Heart is very beneficial to help young teens and women open up and have the tough conversation(s) with someone about their sexual struggles. Giving hope to the ones who have struggled and prayed but can’t seem to find the freedom they desire.
Every girl young, old, married, or single should have a copy of this book. Reading this has opened my eyes and challenged me in ways I never thought it would. •
You can still use the link in my bio to order your copy of the book. You can also follow @girldefined because they are giving away a bunch of freebies. Currently giving away several signed copies of the book.
1803 months ago
#repost@lisabevere 🙌🏼🙌🏼 #krisrenae
The ENEMY of our souls often KNOWS WHO WE ARE long before we do—and he FEARS our God-given DESTINY. You are a TARGET. You might be a HERO. And God has not left you empty handed against the enemy’s assault. He has given you a sword—HIS WORD. The only question standing between you and the HERO YOU WERE BORN TO BE is this—will you LEARN TO WIELD it? ⚔️ Learn to wield the weapon of God’s word in my book #girlswithswords—grab a copy at the link in my bio! #siciliangmama#momto4men
1403 months ago
I’m tempted to not share or lessen the story because I know there are many others who went through worse things than I did. I keep being reminded that in the end we can all relate to each other’s pain and help each other Find Freedom. I hope my story does exactly that. •
As a young 3rd grader I was molested by a family friend. Oh, the temptation to find a fancy word for it but, I have decided to name it for what it is.
I remember being embarrassed and confused and trying to figure out “Why me?” A few months later, my sister (my bff and basically my twin) was the first person I ever told what happened. My parents eventually discovered what had happened and played a huge role in helping me overcome the emotional pain and forgive him. I consider myself blessed because the guy ended up stepping forward and apologizing. That in itself made it easier for me to heal. As the years went on I thought I was ok and all is good. I was wrong. I had no idea what was ahead of me.
A year or 2 before I entered my 20’s I noticed I was struggling with talking to any guys. I was frustrated because I’m more of a bubbly person and I hated pushing people away. I started to wonder and began to pray about it. I soon realized I was face to face with what had happened back in 3rd grade. I was putting every guy in the same box and was afraid they would do the same thing to me. I would be dishonest to say I wasn’t angry at the guy and blamed him for not being able to do a simple thing such as talking to guys. It’s been quite a process and it’s not over yet. This scar will always be with me however, “I have found Freedom in Forgiveness!”
I made the story as short as I could to not bore you. I share my story not out of resentment towards what happened but out of hope that this reaches someone that needs encouragement and that there is hope and freedom. Find someone you can trust and share your story. •
2403 months ago
One of my sisters once told me, “Gold has to go through HOT fire in order for it to be pure.” •
I’ll be the first to admit it...I don’t like change. It’s frustrating getting pulled out of my comfort zone. I’d rather stay in my own little bubble of comfort where I can control everything. It’s humbling to put this out there but, hey! It’s the truth. •
Accepting change for me is frustration, tears, anxiety, and sometimes prayers filled with anger. Yes, I get angry at God. Yet, he still loves me and is always there to hold me because he understands. This change is only a blip in my life that is only gonna make me a better person if I allow it to mold me. •
“Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God. And the peace of God [that peace which reassures the heart, that peace] which transcends all understanding, [that peace which] stands guard over your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus [is yours].”
PHILIPPIANS 4:6-7 AMP