You Collect All My Tears

You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.‭‭Psalms‬ ‭56‬:‭8‬ ‭NLT After I broke my wrist I became emotionally hypersensitive. The slightest thing would bring me to tears. At first, I thought it must be my pain medication. I stopped …

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I’m Not Giving Up!

To be honest, my first title for this post was going to be Weary, Dreary, and Teary. That pretty much describes me this week. Fortunately for you, I will save you from the recounting of my misery. (For those who don’t know, I’m two weeks post op with a broken wrist.) Instead, I want to …

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It’s Easier Said Than Done

1. It’s easier said than done. My last post I discussed shifting from surviving to thriving. An awesome concept, truly inspired by the Holy Spirit. But this morning, as I laid in my bed after waking at 3:30, I realized my first point: it’s easier said than done. In this next paragraph I’m going to …

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The Upside of Down

I thank you, God, for making me so mysteriously complex! Everything you do is marvelously breathtaking. It simply amazes me to think about it! How thoroughly you know me,Lord! You saw who you created me to be before I became me!Psalms‬ ‭139:14, 16‬a TPT‬‬ I was thinking the other day about being me. Would I …

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The Deceitfulness of Thoughts

My husband and I are reading a Bible plan together: Joy over Stress. This statement caught my eye: In my research on joy, I discovered that our circumstances are not inherently stressful; it’s our thoughts about a circumstance that make it stressful.Neal and Carly Samudre It made me think about the anxiety I feel in …

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Discourage – Courage – Encourage

I really love to encourage people. I want to write encouraging words and I want to feel encouraged. Unfortunately my pain has increased and I’m living in the realm of the discouraged. If you’ve lived with chronic pain I’m sure you can relate. Today I thought I’d take a look at these two words and …

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