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All of these things are important, but what is the most important thing to you personally in a friendship?
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Trust
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Authenticity
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Grace & Forgiveness
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Love
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Loyalty
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high-fives back :)
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Anyone else remember seeing this?
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I never saw that, but cool. ^_^
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Friendship Series #2: Forever Is No Such Thing
During my growing up years, there was a specific term I used for a particular kind of friend that I had in certain seasons of my life. However, there was this nagging doubt in the back of my mind every time I used it that – someday – It would cease to be tr...
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Thank you for sharing your heart in this post, Jas. xx :) I know that in my 20 years I have 'gone through' more friends I care to count... but learning this: "_we can be reassured that if we are striving to live a life that honours God, and are in obedience to what His will is for us, He will bless every encounter and every friendship with some good, even if it takes us until eternity to see exactly what it was_"
although hard, frustrating, painful (to the point of recognizing it in a broken engagement), makes every friendship worth it. When Jesus is the Ultimate Friend, our expectations we have in friends whilst on earth, will not extend past seeing those friendships as temporary blessings that you can invest into (and hopefully learn from, depending on the basis of the friendship). Of course this stands differently in a marriage relationship, in which that relationship is for life.
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It's up! The first part of my intrepid friendship series is now live on the blog. I'd love to hear your thoughts. 
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that's the truth
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* grin * sweeties. ;) My unruly hair was the one drawback to this photo!!
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+Jasmine Ruigrok Thank you. You're very kind. :)
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I look at some Christians and can't understand the way they treat people... And when I question them, I get insulted. The rest of their image can seem so godly, but when I wear the wrong end of the stick, I question... I wonder, do I do the same; do I treat people disrespectfully and unkindly? If I do, I hope my siblings in Christ are bold enough to tell me so in love... #wonderingifImseeingthings 
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+Abbey Rose * smiles * Nor I you, love. xo :)
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I have to wonder if there aren't religious bots out there posing as end times doom and gloom maniacs with heretical philosophy on the internet. Surely some of these people can't be real.
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* snerk * XD
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Jasmine “BushMaid” Ruigrok

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"You can't have real friends if no one knows who you really are."
"It's the people who aren't afraid to be real and talk about real stuff, and actually open up to people and be honest about who they are."
Nailed it, guys. Actually goes along with a lot of things I've been thinking about lately, and a blog article I wrote recently. Really enjoyed this, thankyou so much for sharing. :)
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+Jasmine Ruigrok Yayyyyyy! :D Glad you got some stuff out of it Jasmine! :) :)
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You're so vague. You wouldn't know this song is about you...
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Ha! Love it. 
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+Honda Boy​ you'd be interested in reading this. 
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#Jasmines30DayMusicChallenge , Day 01 - Your favourite song.

I have many favourite songs, but if I had to pick one song to listen to for the rest of my life, it'd probably be this one.
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Education
  • Homeschool
    Life, 1992 - 2010
    The school of hard knocks, where you learn about faith, life, and love from the safe confines of your own home. Still learning.
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God . people . music . words . life . laughter .
Introduction
Hi there. I am a Christian homeschool grad passionately following Christ through this thing they call life. I am the somewhat eccentric eldest of seven kids in an amazing family that lives on 15 acres of Australian turf in the country. My loves are that of people, music, and words. I believe God finished everything at the cross, and it is now up to us to live out of that completed work: in victory, health, provision, and the gifts of the Spirit. 

"So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility esteem others higher than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others." - Phil. 2:1-4

Interests: 
  • Serving God 
  • Loving family 
  • Being a friend 
  • Laughter 
  • Music 
  • Writing 
  • Reading  
  • Photomanipulation 
  • Tennis 
  • Fast cars 
  • White chocolate 
Movies: 
  • The Man from Snowy River 
  • Facing the Giants
  • Fireproof
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Hornblower BBC 
  • Inception
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • While You Were Sleeping 
  • Emma 
  • The Count of Monte Cristo 
  • Pride and Prejudice 
  • Inkheart 
  • National Treasure 1 & 2 
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl 
  • Conspiracy Theory 
  • In Time
Music:
  • Tommy Emmanuel 
  • Andrew Peterson
  • Keith Green 
  • Francesca Battistelli 
  • Third Day
  • Delirious?
  • Jason Gray
  • Britt Nicole
  • Casting Crowns 
  • Planetshakers 
  • Hillsong 
  • Darlene Zschech
  • Owl City
  • Tenth Avenue North
  • The Piano Guys 
  • Colin Buchanan 
  • Chris Tomlin 
  • Dion DiMucci 
  • 70's music 
  • Movie soundtracks, aka - 
  • Hans Zimmer 
  • Danny Elfman 
  • Bruce Rowland 
  • Alan Silvestri 
  • Trevor Rabin 
  • Carter Burwell 
Books:
  • The Bible 
  • This Present Darkness 
  • Piercing the Darkness 
  • Love Comes Softly 
  • Stepping Heavenward 
  • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 
  • The Westing Game 
  • Mara: Daughter of the Nile 
  • Ranger's Apprentice 
  • Inkheart 
Authors:
  • John Ortberg
  • N.D. Wilson
  • Steve Farrar
  • Gary Thomas
  • Debra Fileta
  • Craig Groeschel
  • Wayne Jacobsen
  • Emily P. Freeman
  • Max Lucado
  • Andrew Wommack 
  • Joseph Prince 
You've been invited to a fancy ball but the only thing you have to wear is an orange woolly jumper. What shoes do you wear? 

I would wear no shoes, because I would have traded them all in for a fancier dress that was long enough to cover my bare feet!

Bragging rights
The Lord is my King. (2 Cor 10:17)
Work
Occupation
Graphic Designer, Musician
Skills
Photomanipulation, graphics design, singing, guitar, piano, drums, writing, editing, tennis, eating, talking too much...
Employment
  • BushMaid Graphics
    manager, graphic designer, 2013 - present
    www.bushmaid.blogspot.com
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Gender
Female
Other names
Aussie, Bush, Bushy, Busheh, Busheth, Bushmaiden, Tumbleweed, Tumbly
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