So, I'm learning. Learning to choose joy in the hurt, choose love in the anxiety, and choose gratitude even in the hard times. Because, life looks better when we choose these instead.
I have been so sick all week...my body is tired & worn. But, it has given me a great amount of time to think. And, I've been doing a lot of thinking lately. You see - things have been quite a bit tight, things have been one surprise or struggle after another, just as my … Continue reading Life is in the Waiting…
Even Perspective... Perhaps, especially perspective. When we focus on negatives or lack or weaknesses: what needs to get done ways we fall short roles we are unable to fill jobs we don't get accomplished things we wish we had but don't fear/anxiety Any of these and more, we get self-centered, we get tunnel vision trying … Continue reading Gratitude Changes Everything
My love works with a missions organization that serves on college campuses. Now that we are joining lives, I will also be a part of this ministry. Which is great, because college age students happen to be one of my favorites to work with, in life and in ministry. Tuesday night, we were at a … Continue reading Comparison
Oh, I am so excited. Since I'm single - and live with my sister - I get to decorate for fall however I want... Enter the black Christmas Tree 🙂 I am going to decorate it for fall/halloween...then, switch it over for Christmas. I suspect, this will help curb my need to decorate for Christmas … Continue reading O, Tannenbaum
So, I show up & work with all that I have, because it is Him that I am working for; not me, not others.
God has awakened in me a restless & wandering heart. A heart that desires to see a passion for Him awaken among the nation's youth. A heart that desires to connect to the hurting & broken, hearing their stories, observing the beauty of Creation - all over this nation and across some others. God has called my heart to adventure...
Sometimes, I feel anything but... On the days when I am so low (which has not occurred in quite a while) or so anxious I can barely get out of bed (this one is a little more prevalent). In times of grief or confusion... I feel anything but... Yet, it is a word that describes … Continue reading Strong
Joy - its a beautiful thing. And, it comes straight from Christ in me.
I just sent off my inquiry about setting up an interview to volunteer at a nearby children's hospital. A year long commitment. Sunday, I agreed to help with our young adult small group, as well as child-check-in once month. Commitment: unknown. Likely, however long I am in the area. I just sent out my request … Continue reading Determined