Living Life with a Rare Disease | A Look Back on the Last Year

Living Life with a Rare Disease | A Look Back on the Last Year

A lot can happen in a year, and seemingly nothing at all.

It has been nearly one year since my MRI revealed tumor growth post-chemotherapy treatment.

While I’ve been open about my journey throughout the years, I haven’t shared much publicly since that day. No concrete path upon which to tread has left me needing some space to process each component of this ever-evolving story.

Today, I’m offering a glimpse behind the scenes into what life with a Desmoid tumor has held this year.

Transformation in the Journey | Truly Guest Post

Transformation in the Journey | Truly Guest Post

I’m honored to have my article “Transformation in the Journey” included on the Truly blog. The post emphasizes a core message I’ve uncovered through multiple avenues and that is the truth that “God cares more about your heart than what you’ve achieved.” Enjoy a preview in this post!

The Courage of New Beginnings

The Courage of New Beginnings

Courage isn’t something we keep stored away in a warehouse. We can’t stockpile it. It’s something we seek when faced with danger, fear, or challenge.

What springs to mind when you think of courage? Do you think of times when you’ve had courage or times when you’ve lacked it? Do you look to others for it? Is courage something you’ve desired, but often feels out of reach?

All of our new beginnings require courage.

What beginning are you facing? The beginning of a new form of treatment? The beginning of the end of a relationship? The beginning of grief?

Pause to reflect on the courage you will need as you enter a new beginning.

Loving Others Well Through Simple Acts Of Generosity | Truly Guest Post

Loving Others Well Through Simple Acts Of Generosity | Truly Guest Post

I’m honored to have my article “Loving Others Well Through Simple Acts of Generosity” included on the Truly blog. It was written for anyone who has ever felt too busy or overwhelmed to commit to loving others. Enjoy a preview in this post!

When Trusting Your Next Step Doesn’t Come Easily

When Trusting Your Next Step Doesn’t Come Easily

Throughout the years, I’ve had to make some hard medical decisions—very few of which have left me feeling confident about the path ahead.

+ Am I making the right decision?
+ Is this what is best for my future?
+ What if things don’t turn out as planned?

Easy answers to these questions aren’t common, but time has taught me that while I might not always make the right decision, I can trust God will always walk with me through the next step.

Loved for a Lifetime: My Story of Pregnancy Loss

Loved for a Lifetime: My Story of Pregnancy Loss

Before I even opened my eyes, the knowing was there.

“I’m pregnant.”

Some call it intuition, others God’s voice—this deep knowing we experience on the rarest of occasions.

We are left with an unshakeable assuredness—a knowing of what’s true before the data is there to back it up.

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