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Come What May

It has been about three and a half months since I have written anything. It is surprising how quickly the time seems to go by. In some ways, I feel as if I am not the same person anymore. I have grown a lot over these past months. And through the stretching and the growing, I have come to recognize with even more clarity how much more growing I have still ahead of me. In the meantime, I am holding tightly onto the grace that covers me. Imperfect, hopelessly flawed me.

This year, I haven't joined in on the "30 Days of Thanksgiving Challenge" posts on Facebook as I have done the last few years. But, I am so thankful, even if I am not posting it daily on FB. I am even thankful for the hard things because it's going through those things that cause me to pause. And when I pause, I can see how all of the struggles - the hard, stretching things - shape and mold. And each chisel strike might be painful, but when the healing comes, I am ultimately more whole.

So, without furt…