Saying, “No” usually frees up the family for a greater, “Yes” – family board game nights, time to host friends, kids actually enjoying their presents, etc. – you’ll never regret.
I expected to talk about what brought me to Nebraska from Tennessee, playing soccer at the University of Nebraska, and why I started my ministry. I was pleasantly surprised when he took the podcast a different direction.
I decided a long time ago to not let the fear of imperfection stop me from trying.
By leaning in and getting to know the person before the difference, we find we have way more in common than we think.
God, you put this desire on my heart. You gave me a powerful story to share. I have spent so much time and money trying to make this happen. Was I wrong about this dream?” But then, you guys. There’s always a but then
There is no part of your story that He cannot redefine. There is nothing – absolutely NOTHING – too broken for God to redeem and reweave into something beautiful.
As I’ve shared the vulnerable parts of my story, I’ve come to realize the importance of using your own voice to really come to hear and know it.
Owning my weaknesses lets my girls know it’s hard, that it’s humbling, but that you never give up. And, more importantly, that I am not defined by my handicap.
“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” – St. Augustine
Sometimes it can be so easy to reflect on all that we’re up against rather than all that brought us here.