So This Is What Faithfulness Feels Like

A few weeks ago, I was discouraged. I found myself thinking, “So this is what faithfulness feels like.”  I didn’t like the feeling. But a couple days later, I had another thought. . . a better thought. . . a healing thought– “So this is what Faithfulness looks like.” The Faithfulness here refers to God….

Spring at the Blue House (Starring Baby Goats!)

I walked into this year without any big dreams. My plan was to simply embrace and steward everything I had been given in 2018. Everything I am enjoying today is a choice I made last year. God gave opportunities to me in 2018 and then gave me the courage to say yes. When I look…

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…