Wednesday afternoon I sat on the porch, read my Bible, furiously journal-ed & soaked up the gorgeous Spring weather. The longer I sat, the deeper I grew in awe of God’s creation…. His majesty, His mystery. I hear your birds sing as the wind rustles leaves all around. Gazing into your blue sky, remarkably clear, effortlessly smooth, wondering– how the clouds form…. why they float … Continue reading Majesty, Mystery
“But The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.” 2 Thessalonians 3:3 **During my time of devotion this morning, I felt God lay this prayer upon my heart pushing me to share it with you. Maybe this is a prayer that also applies to your life. As believers we must take up our crosses daily, resurrecting our … Continue reading Here I Am
My desire for Still Waters and purpose in creating the blog is to share honesty with my readers, no matter how frightening this transparency can be. Honesty regarding my medical experiences, honesty regarding my hardest moments and also most beautiful and intimate moments. Honesty in my very long and impossibly difficult recovery, which I will not share in total-confusing detail but I also won’t minimize … Continue reading Honest Heart
I think about the future in a whole new way now. Before becoming ill, I thought I trusted God with my future. I thought I was living in accordance with His will for me. Yet, I was not praying for His plans above my own, seeking them out daily or making a conscious effort to mold my life around around them. Rather, I had a … Continue reading We Are Limitless
**This memo was scribbled into the “Notes” of my phone during the car ride home from Cincinnati on October 3, just days before we received the news that I qualify for an Islet Cell Transplant. My circumstances had been unknown & up-in-the-air for so long; at this time it seemed they were destined to stay that way even longer. God put this message on my … Continue reading Confessions of a Doubting Patient
For those new to my story, here is a medical timeline comprised of Instagram posts from the last year. This first photo was taken as I was leaving the hospital after my Whipple. “IM GOING HOME! 8 days and 7 nights in the hospital was definitely the most painful and challenging experience I have had to endure. I’m so thankful for a God who heals, … Continue reading My story from 10/13-10/14
This last year has been the year of the unknown for my family. My health has been totally up in the air, requiring us to sit back and patiently wait, enduring the pain and trust God to lead us down His path in His time. It seems that prayers are being answered and finally we are taking a step forward! On Monday, October 6, my … Continue reading Oh, Happy Day!