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It’s Okay to Not Always Be Okay

It’s Okay to Not Always Be Okay

When I hear the remark, “you’ve handled this so well” in reference to my health journey I cringe a little. The statement invokes a fear in me that people may think I have it all together, or that they believe I’ve managed any of this through my own strength. I haven’t. The full story is much more nuanced and the only person who knows the nitty gritty other than me is God himself. I have struggled.

Every few months I have a bad day. A day where I experience feelings of frustration, weariness, or being overwhelmed by all that is still ahead. I bet you’ve had one of those days, too.

Steps to Grow into Who You Were Made to Be

Steps to Grow into Who You Were Made to Be

God worked behind the scenes to help me break free from lies I have believed for a lifetime. It all led up to the day I realized: leaving my job allowed me to step away from who I believed I was and move toward who I was made to be.

By showing me the gifts He gave me to steward, God worked in unexpected ways; He might be doing the same for you.

What I Read: September

What I Read: September

I made it through some well-written books this month and have a few yet to wrap up. It just feels right to savor the ones left to finish. As we transition into fall, I am looking forward to the crisp nights where nothing sounds better than a warm cup of tea and getting lost within the words on a page.

Find out what I read in September.

How to Quiet Fear and Worry

How to Quiet Fear and Worry

Something I know to be true: letting fear and worry take control is never helpful. But I still struggle with them both regularly.

Experiencing these emotions is a pretty normal part of life – especially during periods of uncertainty and those times you just don’t have all the information at your fingertips.

Eventually, I decided to make a list. A list of the practices I’ve found that help me to quiet the fear and worry threatening to take hold of my day.

What I Read: August

What I Read: August

While I thought I’d spend the summer checking book after book off my reading list, the summer proved quite eventful – minimizing my reading time. Even so, the books I managed to read I certainly enjoyed.

Find out what I read in August.