A year can change everything…

What a difference a year and prayer makes!

I am still learning to trust God each morning, each time I feel scared.

I never asked to live with complex PTSD.

I would never wish on another living soul the nightmares, flashbacks, confusion, triggers turned into moments of terror.

But my complex PTSD reminds me I am human and can never do this life without God. It leads me to prayer and the word of God.

He comforts me and calms my wounded heart.

Today, the pain I live with humbles me, and reminds me I am only strong when I allow the Lord to carry me….the hardest truth and love for me to accept.

The pain pushes me to write, so that I may make myself and others aware of the love Jesus offers me, the most precious love of all.

I don’t always understand God’s plan for me, but I am trying to live His way by faith.

I am believing prayer works, and we are never alone.

I choose authentic over perfect.

Perfection is too great a burden to bear.

I am human. I allow myself to make mistakes, and not go into a shame spiral for it.

Admitting I can’t do it all was a hard pill to swallow.

I’m ready to do things God’s way.

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Ruth Renee, RN

Being born and raised In California but now living in Texas, I must vacation to the beach every summer. I love gardening, being outdoors in nature, especially near mature trees and large bodies of water. I enjoy writing, photography, brushlettering, and abstract painting. I am passionate about coaching and encouraging others to believe in and love themselves enough to practice healthy self-care. You are enough and you are worthy just as you are. I graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. I worked as cardiac nurse in Michigan and Texas hospitals for over 7 years. I am certifying to become a nurse wellness coach. I integrate holistic healthcare measures into my own life as much as possible. I am a trauma survivor and autoimmune/chronic illness warrior. I love to share the resources and wisdom I have gained through my personal transformative health journey.

2 thoughts on “A year can change everything…”

  1. Long time supporter, and thought I’d drop a comment.

    Your wordpress site is very sleek – hope you don’t mind me asking what theme you’re using?

    (and don’t mind if I steal it? :P)

    I just launched my site –also built in wordpress like
    yours– but the theme slows (!) the site down quite a bit.

    In case you have a minute, you can find it by searching for “royal cbd” on Google (would appreciate any feedback)
    – it’s still in the works.

    Keep up the good work– and hope you all take care of yourself
    during the coronavirus scare!

    Like

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