Today I am humbled and excited to be a guest writer for the (in)courage blog, a lovely online community of women seeking to know God and encourage each other in the midst of their real lives.
Here's a teaser of my post:
"My journal and God listened as I poured out my heart in the early spring sun. I wrestled on paper with the mixed emotions I felt regarding my current season. I was so grateful—for my husband of just a year and a half and the bright hope of our life together, for lovely new friends and the privilege of managing my own home.
"Yet at the same time I was sad. I missed the friends I’d moved away from in order to begin this adventure, and some of the “adventure” I’d experienced lately had come in the form of difficult relationships and struggling to find my place. The season of my life prior to this one admittedly had a “charmed” quality. It was not without challenges, but in large measure I’d had it easy. My job and ministry position were in my wheelhouse, and the people I loved had loved me. I was thriving. But now? If I was honest, my current state more closely resembled surviving..."
Head on over to (in)courage to read the rest of this article, and be sure to take a look around while you're there! I know you're going to be encouraged by what you find, so why not sign up to hear from the (in)courage writers every day? You can do so here.