Friday, March 7, 2014

Willing: #FiveMinuteFriday

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She said it would be the hardest job I've ever done. And truth is, I thought she was crazy. On the glossy covers of God-sized dreams from the outside looking in, you never see this side of things...How when you're your own boss you're always tired. Because if you don't do the work? No one else will.

Sure I have no commute and no awful break room coffee. But I also have no secretary, no treasurer, no one to delegate to. Everyday there are choices to make. Some days it's kitchen floor verses changing a life. And if I'm honest? Some days I still have to think about that one.

And it's a big difference to go from running after your dream to beginning to walk in it. Everyone says if you're the boss you can make your own schedule and take days off when you want. And that's mostly true...But often I'm left deciding between the insanity of an overbooked day and that which is life giving, and self-care centered.

And no one tells you that even the most boundary centered person can become a workaholic when their work is their passion. It's a constant tightrope this dream living.

So when your starring down the barrel of your God-sized dream and you, feel altogether willing and altogether unprepared? That might be just the perfect moment to step into your dream.

One of my God-sized dreams? To see this little boy we hosted come home to his forever family. All month long I'm giving away 50% of shop sales to his adoption. Get the details and be involved here.

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  1. Stopping by from FMF. May God's blessings be abundant over your mission. May He give willing hearts the means to support these babies. I pray for easy transitions, I pray that going through the red tape goes easy, I ask that all the needs for this mission to happen goes in God's time and with his provision. I offer my willing prayer to you, Joy, for this amazing call!

    1. Thank you so much for your prayers and encouragement, Dorothy.

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    1. I knew you, of all people, would.