Author Archives: Laura Harris Townsend

About Laura Harris Townsend

I have been described by others as compassionate, creative and spiritually insightful. Funny would probably never be in that description since I see myself as maybe a little too serious. I love the blessed, fun life that God has given me in a very serious way ;) One of my favorite things to do and my ideal vacation is to get away to an anointed teaching/worship conference where I can bask in the presence of the Son and soak it all in. I enjoy staying in a nice hotel and spending hours in the Word, worship, writing and prepping for what God would speak through me. I am married to Greg, my high school sweetheart and we have 4 children, Cory 27, Chelsea 24, Grace 14 and Brighten Hope 7. I live on 2 acres, in the country, West of Houston. The picture on my blog about From Broken to Grateful is a picture of the pond beside my house. I feel that God blessed me with this peaceful place to live and write. I have been a homeschool mom and been involved in children's ministry most of my adult life. About 5 years ago, I distinctly heard God calling me into a speaking/writing ministry with emphasis on women's lives particularly ministering on marriage and deepening relationships with God. Aligning My Life For His Purpose exists to encourage others to do just that. To align their lives for His purpose so that they can go after the calling that He has placed in each individuals life and achieve the purpose for which they were created. Follow me and lets get into the good stuff of God together.


The house pictured above belongs to me.  This picture was taken 15 hours after we evacuated our house due to these deep waters (a flash flood). Seven years ago yesterday, I visited the community we now call home for the … Continue reading

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Knowing Him in the Storm

The past 7 years have been a season of constant struggle, much of which is directly related to our house. Sunday night as I went to bed I had a huge sense of peace come over me. As I lay … Continue reading

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Write Every Day Down, November 2015 YOU ARE WITH ME

Mostly sleepless, last night.  Unsure if it was too much caffeine or just the thoughts wrestling around in my brain. You always show up!  When I’m too tired, too sick, weary.  When I know, “Oh, How I need you!”  You … Continue reading

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For My Daddy on his birthday.  I miss you Daddy but I know I will see you again! I recently heard, these words which permeated my spirit and soul. The words were, “Everything is freaking broken!” For the record, freaking … Continue reading

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Seeing the Invisible- Laura Townsend

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more … Continue reading

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“Happy” Thanksgiving- Thanksgiving Happy…Which Comes First The Happy Or The Thanksgiving? Laura Townsend

Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, … Continue reading

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Seeing You In Today By Laura Townsend

I awake still weary from days past. This current journey I have found myself on, Your grace proving sufficient. You give me the strength I need to go on and face the moment. Your grace, it covers me. Through this … Continue reading

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