“For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”
Romans 8 is a power packed chapter and one of my favorites!
I scrolled past this on one of my Pinterest boards this morning and thought it was worth reposting.
If you’re dealing with something similar or praying through a season of infertility or loss, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers 💗💜🙏
I was about to be 30 when my initial post was shared, now I’m approaching 32 and not much has changed.
However; I do realize that these years have granted me the benefit of WISDOM gained.
I can be CONTENT in my situation, but that does not mean that I am COMPLACENT.
I can be grateful for my marriage and the union that we continue to build while also working to develop myself as an individual and wife who will (I believe) one day become a mother.
I’ve been a bit more quiet during the last half of this year.
Earlier, I mentioned that 2017 would be the year I, “unplugged” and I became more committed to that personal vow as the year went on.
I have been working on personal goals and taking better care of myself.
Despite having had a few health challenges, I am feeling better now and looking forward to several things and living my BEST life.
I think Drake said it best,
“I’ll be back 2018 to give you the summary….MORE LIFE”
I love kids. Especially young kids (toddlers), but I don’t want ANY….right now.
Still, I have STRUGGLED with this.
Partner that with the conversation I experience almost daily: “Are you married? (Yes). Do you have kids (No). ****Insert confused/shocked/lost puppy/blank stare here****
I know I’m not the first to experience this and I understand that most people don’t mean any harm when asking those questions; However, it’s been on my heart to have a conversation (blog) about this topic. It is so frustrating/challenging and sometimes just downright draining to deal with this as frequently as I do.
Then came the guilt. Thoughts like:
Am I being selfish?
SHOULD we have kids now?
I know there are many young, married couples that are praying for children, but right now that’s not my prayer.– Does that make me a bad person?
Maybe it’s another character building exercise God is walking me through…
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This time last year, I was unemployed.
I had been working a contract position and the position ended that February.
I know I’ve mentioned this before, but it is still relevant now because this post will go into a bit more detail about the series of events and some of the recent revelations I received during my meditation time today.
No matter what I talk about on this blog or any of my social media sites, I will always come back to sharing what the Lord has done for me.
When I was a little girl– I promised the Lord that if He would take my life and make it something different– something more than I could ever do on my own— I would let the world know what He’d done for me.
If you don’t remember any other thing about me, please know this– Every accomplishment, every good opportunity, every review (big or small), is God keeping His promises to me. I know that for a fact.
I do not take it for granted and I believe with every fiber of my being that if God can do that for me, He can and will do it for you.
If you accept Him as Lord and Savior, if you purpose in your heart to trust Him, to build a relationship with Him– not that you will be perfect ( I am most certainly NOT), but that you will continue to press towards the mark to accomplish whatever purpose it is that God has placed you on this Earth for– I KNOW He is FAITHFUL to do just EVERY GOOD THING He has promised in His word.