Welcome Everyone! For those who do not know I am leading a Bible study for women with chronic illnesses, and each week we read a chapter, answer chapter questions, and do a live stream on instagram about the book Cultivate by Lara Casey. For more details on the study and how to join click here. … Continue reading Spoonie Study- Cultivate Intro Week
If you have known me for any length on time you know that I LOVE the company Cultivate What Matters! Everything from their lovely founder Lara to the stickers for the #powersheets and Write the Word Journals! If you are new to #powersheets, let me introduce you to the greatest goal setting book in the … Continue reading A spoonies’s step-by-step guide to #powersheets
This past week my wonderful mother hosted a women's gathering at her church that was entitled: Living Loved. By some happy accidents I ended up being able to go to her event. I knew the speaker Michelle Cote as her husband is a pastor and they are dear friends of my family's. This entire post … Continue reading Stop Striving
Every morning starts out relatively the same for me: achy joints, jumping heart rates, nausea, low blood sugars- the list goes on. Then there are those other mornings, the ones that feel like death is upon you. I am sure you know what I am talking about. On days like that I have trouble being … Continue reading Three Things… You just need Three
This morning as I was doing my write the word, I came across this verse, and felt blocked. I didn't see the purpose in writing this verse and how it would help me "cultivate hope." Honestly, I was quite confused and almost bothered by it at first. I immediately stopped in my tracks and asked … Continue reading Joy & Gladness will be Found in Her
"Life is like a cup of tea, it should be filled to the brim and enjoyed among friends." It is no secret that Maura and I are best friends if you follow either of us on Instagram. Now that we are neighbors, we are taking advantage of that and have set aside a weekly time … Continue reading Life is like a Cup of Tea…
13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. 14 “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.15 No one lights a lamp and … Continue reading POTSie Devotional: Salt- We need to be it and eat it
Chronic Illnesses have many layers and effect many different area of our lives. One of those areas that is always tough to think about or talk about is being loved. I spent most of my teenage years believing I was unloveable. As many of you know, these past couple months have been significantly tough on … Continue reading Am I Unlovable?
First and foremost, while I have been in and out of the hospital, I want to thank my followers because after only having this blog for a little over a month I made it into the "Top 100 List for Blogs about Chronic Illnesses." All of that is because of you guys- so thank you! … Continue reading Breaking the Silence that comes with Tragedy
A couple nights ago, Jared and I spent some time in prayer before heading to bed. We haven't prayed together, outside of the prayers he says with me before I head into a procedure (which I never really pray because I am normally a bit emotional before going in or under,) in a while and … Continue reading Maybe we just need a little more patience.