Ten years ago my life was in total shambles because of a string of bad decisions. I was walking out of a horrible relationship, totally unemployed, had no degree, no money to my name, zero friends, and would have been homeless if not for the graciousness of my incredible parents. Ten years ago I ran a full 26.2 mile marathon without running a single mile of training. I ran that thing with an incredible sidekick, though – Jesus Christ himself. On that looooooooong and painful run, I told him that if he carried me through that race I would fully trust Him to carry me through the rest of my life. I told Him that I would surrender everything to Him if He would help me put my life back together.
That’s what He does, guys. He puts the broken things back together.
On the 10th Anniversary of that race I sit here writing this and can confidently say my life has been restored tenfold. I am married to the man of my dreams, I have the most precious kiddos, I have the most incredible parents and extended family, I am surrounded by true and meaningful friendships, I belong to a wonderful church, I live in a beautiful home, and I have the most rewarding career.