Boy, I sure do wish I were as good at blogging as I always thought I would be. In my blog dreams, I always envisioned myself exactly like elsie. She is my blog hero. But alas, I let the everyday stuff get in the way of something that I would like to be a creative outlet for me. I found out this week that at the beginning of the year, my schedule will be opening up quite a bit. As in, I don't have a job. It's no secret that the huz has no "real job" right now either, aside from his awesome band. So that adds up to a very small income for the Hoffman's.Rather than freaking out about this, my awesome bearded other half has encouraged me to focus on the dreams I've been wanting to follow that I haven't been able to follow to the extent I wanted to; like our store, being creative together, building relationships with other creatives who love Jesus,and this blog. So rather than being afraid, I'm choosing to trust that our God is bigger than a 9-5. He is bigger than a paycheck. He will provide for us. And there is a gift in every page of every chapter of life. I'm choosing to believe that the gift in this new chapter is the freedom for me to follow my dream and be creative. And, thanks to the gentle and passionate encouragement of a certain bearded stud, and the many prayers I've received over the past few days from people who love me , I can say with complete truth that I am grateful and ready for this next chapter.
I can also say that we will actually start writing on this thing. And I can't wait to build deeper relationships with other creatives all over the country!!