When today is just all you’re gonna get.

20180730_2008392209056366678222309.jpgIt was late in the afternoon on my first shift of two-in-a-row. So far, it had been a pretty calm day – a rare gift on my crazy unit. My patient team had been manageable, I was amazingly caught up on my charting, and everything was looking pretty good for an on-time departure.

Then my phone rang – I had a new patient coming up from the ED. Continue reading

Sometimes.

But it’s always possible to trust. God is working, my friends. Take a deep breath and rest knowing that we don’t have to understand. HE does.

Thanks for growing with me. ♡

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55:8–9)

Yeah, but can you sing? Like right now??

20180629_225900_00013598377934028608791.pngTrust me when I say that these last few weeks have been rather earth-tilting. I’ve personally been struggling with extra pain and that ever-pressing fatigue. I’ve watched helplessly as my sweet loves have each been fighting their own individual struggles, and I’ve even grieved as one decided that he just didn’t want to struggle anymore. We don’t know why … but he just couldn’t keep doing it. Continue reading