I don’t think I am alone in this fight to shake off numbness and reach for joy. And I don't want to become comfortable with this frozen feeling.
Posts by Karin Fendick
Chronic Joy® Contributing Writer
Karin is a handmaiden of the Lord, saved by grace, a worshiper, a poet, a broken heart, a lover of words, hungry for truth, amazed by love, on the Potter's wheel His work in progress. After five years in Africa, Karin and her beloved husband of twenty years, Rick, are back in rural Canada where chronic pain drives her to the feet of Jesus. She is powered by prayer, love, and many cups of strong coffee. She is the author of From Ashes to Glory (A Psalm a Day).
Yes, there is still pain, and lack of ability to be who I once was, I only make matters worse when I forsake gratitude. Praise God in every season.
Sit with these two words: Courage and Patience. Let them stir you and spark your own creativity. Plunge in. Paint a picture. Write a story. Sing a song. Dance!
Reckless abandon - giving self in total surrender to God. Is it scary? You bet. I open my hands, trusting God will catch me. If that's too much, try this: Surrender your words, then write your poem. Allow the wonder of a new thing.