A lot of times I try to share simple and affordable ideas on my blog that can help you make your home a beautiful haven for you and your family. But if I’m being honest, a lot of times even the affordable ideas don’t fit into our budget. I have been letting the frustration and the discouragement build up inside, because as much as I love sharing others ideas and beautiful work, I really want to share my own ideas and projects with you for the purpose of helping you see how you can create a beautiful and comfortable space for your family.
Over Thanksgiving, I was ready to bag up all of my ideas and dreams and throw them in the trash. I didn’t see how I could take the blog in the direction that I wanted with our limited budget. Now, I’m not saying all this for people to feel sorry for me, because our needs are more than met. No one is going hungry or naked around here. There’s just not a lot of room for extras and really, that’s okay.
Last night as I was laying wide awake after too much coffee before bed, (hello, addict here.) God started giving an idea that had been slowly brewing beneath the surface more clarity, and I realized that if this vision of ours that we have for our business and family is part of His plan for us, He will make a way for it to work. God is not limited by money. Literally, every time I’ve realized that the way I wanted to do things isn’t going to work, I have gotten a new idea, and I know that these ideas can only be coming from God. Last night my hope was renewed. We may not grow this blog and business in the same way that others are growing theirs or in the ways that I thought we should, but I know that God can make it grow in His way, and that gets me excited.
So, if you are feeling discouraged for some of the same or different reasons, and you just don’t see how your dreams can become a reality, I hope this extremely long post gives you hope. If it’s God’s plan for you, He will make a way. It may not be the way you expected or thought was best, but if it’s God’s way, it will be best and better than you could have imagined.
I’m taking a cue from all the Christmas trees flooding our homes this time of year, and trying to keep my hope evergreen