730 days. 17520 hours. 1051200 minutes. That’s how long it has been since my life changed. Well, it’s coming up in about a month. It’s a time that I really could have done without, but I remember it because of God. I’m alive primarily because of God. These two years have been challenging and hard-often… Continue reading 2 years and Counting
I just finished Remember God by Annie F. Downs. OH MY GOODNESS! The way she is honest and vulnerable with her story makes me cry. Her story speaks to my story in that I also wonder if He is truly good and truly kind. If He doesn’t just tell me what I want to hear… Continue reading Remember God.
We sang the song “King of the World” in church today. It really hit me. As life has been getting better, I’m going to be honest and admit that I sometimes forget God. I mean that not in a “I forget You exist” way, but a “I’ll put You in a box” way. As I… Continue reading King of the World
If you want to know what goes on in my head or in the heads of people that experience any sort of brain injury, then read this book! Kara Swanson puts, in a light-hearted way, the struggles that encompass a brain injury. Brain injuries are like snowflakes-no two are exactly the same-but there are similarities… Continue reading I’ll Carry the Fork and Other Phrases
The Year of Me. This is what I titled this year. It sounds selfish, but it’s really not. It’s only been a year and a half since I almost died. By God’s grace, and only God’s grace, I’m standing here before you. I wished the process would move a whole lot faster, but like a… Continue reading The Year Of Me
Isn’t it crazy how after a mission trip or something like that, we are no longer the same person we were, but we embrace that change. After something traumatic, we change, but we push against it. We want the “old us” back. Why is that? I think it’s because in one situation we put ourselves… Continue reading Accepting the New Me
Waiting. This simple word causes many people to wince because it is associated with hard times. It is often associated with moments of disappointment or things that we want but can’t have yet. Waiting. There is an art of living life fully while trusting that God has a plan for you. Patience is not a… Continue reading Waiting