Thankful Thursdays: Week 40 – Encouragement
There are stories left to write, will I still be able to tell them? Self-doubt creeps in. Maybe I’m not doing a good enough job. Responsibility weighs heavy on my shoulders.
Two days ago, my pride took a blow and my wallet took a hit as I lost a writing job. I had been asking God to prune things out of my life that took time away from what was most important, but this still stung.
Last night, halfway through my “gluten-free” meal at a Mexican restaurant, I felt the tingling in my brain that told me I was being glutened. It will take my body 2-3 weeks to get through the effects of the restaurant’s mistake.
This morning I was feeling weary. Tired. And then…
A text from a friend. A friend in Tucson I hadn’t heard from in a while.
“Just wanted to say thanks for challenging our
family to ‘do more, and be more’. You’re awesome!”
In that moment, the weariness lifted and I was encouraged. Beyond encouraged, I was blessed.
If someone in your life has inspired you or helped you along on your journey, will you take a few seconds to encourage them today? You never know how much they might need it in this moment. Send a text, write a letter, make a phone call, send a tweet.
Now! Go do it!
Thank you Kandice.