Your Most Important Work Happens Today

Today, you woke up. And maybe it’s an ordinary day, but it’s also the only day you’re living in. You don’t get to live in yesterday, and you don’t get to live in tomorrow. And here’s the thing, The most important work you can possibly do is already in front of you today. You can’t work…

Finding Freedom in the Hidden Place

We’ve spent the last few posts in our Chronic-Thriving series discussing practical ways to live well with pain, but let’s talk about the emotional strain of it all. In the foggy days of my journey, it felt as though chronic pain had frozen me in place. Everything I had been able to do I could…

The Surprising Habit of Pain

Pain has a surprising habit of crushing our hearts gloriously nearer to God Himself. And it is God who can take the impossible–especially the impossible!–and transform it into beauty while pressing His love and goodness deep into our chasm of heartache. But we turn to despair so fast. Surely pain is here because we are…

Tidings of Comfort and Joy in March

God gives and gives and gives and gives again. I am already anticipating the holiday season. I love that we savor that season as long as we can. We give thanks for the year and then we prepare our hearts to celebrate the Life who gives us life. We celebrate the birth of Jesus on…