My Hope and Strength
Mind spinning.Emotions spilling.Effects of all on my body.YouTube playing the book of Jeremiah in the background. The YouVersion VOTD (Verse of the Day) for Friday is one that stirred my soul. It reads, and this is in the Easy to Read Version, “God is the One who saves me. I trust Him, and I am… Continue reading
From my private quiet time, but opting to share it with you today. My hope is that it may encourage you in your own walk with Jesus. “Even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.” ~ Joel 2:12, NIV We can input any hard circumstance… Continue reading
Devotion: Honest, But Desperate
Can I be honest? If walking out of a doctor’s appointment after 30 seconds wasn’t social Siberia, I would have today. There was just something about this appointment, that made it worse than the rest. I say all that to say: I want to ask you something that my Uber driver asked me on my… Continue reading
The Lies of My Spirit
My battle against my sinful self is intensely real. I wouldn’t mind a less real battle, to be honest. This morning, I let my foolish mouth slip. Ordinarily, at home, not that bad – right? Might be true if a window wasn’t open… I am always speaking when I should stay quiet. When I do… Continue reading
How Did I Get From There to Here?
I am missing a great group of friends tonight. Friends I had the privilege of serving with. It was only for a year, but seems much longer. That happens when you serve with a certain group multiple days in a week’s time, and they were part of your core group of Christ-centered friends. For a while… Continue reading
My name is Stacey. This is my favorite space on the web. Gracefully Overcoming has become my outlet as I learn to cope with multiple chronic illnesses. It is where my trials and faith in Christ come together.