I don't know about you, but as a recovering-perfectionist it's easy to find myself tempted to work until I burn out. Over the years, I have learned is burnout isn't simply "just because we work too hard." It can also be caused by us pouring from an empty cup and not addressing that our souls … Continue reading The Benefit of Burnout
Have you ever felt like because of this life’s uncertainty and brokenness, you don’t even want to attempt to set a goal because it’s feels too risky to hope for something to go the way you plan? I have. Living the chronic illness life changes the way you set goals. Goal setting with a chronic illness, or … Continue reading Adapting Your Powersheets to Your Chronic Illness
A couple times a year Jared and I road trip to Pennsylvania to see his family, and like many with chronic illnesses, I struggle with lengthy car rides. Over the past 7 years, I have figured out what tools make the travel itself more manageable for my body. Today, I want to share my must … Continue reading 5 Must Haves when Traveling with a Chronic Illness
This past week on the Chronically Cultivating Podcast, my favorite pastor and I sat down to talk all about the "H" word - healing. Talking about healing, especially when you're someone who God has chosen not to heal, can be uncomfortable. Recently I came across a passage in the Word that talked about healing, I … Continue reading When God Chooses Not To Heal
On June 1st, I turned 25 and also celebrated the 2 year anniversary of the Chronically Cultivating Podcast! Over the past 6 months, I’ve been thinking about a lot leading up to turning 25, because a few years ago, I almost didn't make it out of the hospital. I didn't know that I was going … Continue reading 25
Welcome to the Word over World Series! Here we have been discussing different ways to intentionally be in the Word before jumping into the world. Today we are discussing a few of the ways I currently find myself studying and delighting in His Word. So far we have discussed using the Write the Word Journals … Continue reading Word over World: Bible Edition
Happy New Year Friends! I am so excited to share some of my 2021 Powersheets Prep Work along with my goals with you today! (want to watch my 2021 Prep Work walkthrough rather than read? click the link below; to read scroll past it) https://youtu.be/GOcuYkuN9ho (Don’t know what Powersheets are? Start Here!) Before we dive in … Continue reading 2021, Let’s Goal!
The last tending list of 2020 - wow. Normally this post would have gotten to you at the beginning of December, and I could say I’ve had a lot going on - which is true - but ultimately I have been putting off this post. It’s not because I don’t want to share, y’all know … Continue reading December Tending List
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.Matthew 6:34 NIV It's finally fall and we are in the homestretch of 2020! I have spent the last 90 days learning how to welcome Him into everyday, studying the balance of living in worship and … Continue reading Fall Refresh: We still have 90 days left!
2020 has thrown a lot at all of us this year. These past two months (May and June) have been especially rough on my body. My goals, plans, hopes, ministry, and life feels like it is in the wrong hands, EDS's hands. Now I know that God is always in control (I wouldn't be typing … Continue reading Focus on the Sunshine: June TL + Life Update