Several years ago, my husband faced unemployment for the first time. We had not expected this (who does?) and it completely threw us for a loop when it happened 2 days before we were to go on our summer vacation. All three of our kids had left home. It was the time in our lives when we were looking … [Read more...] about Deidra, 62, Nurse/Instructor
True Wellness Project
What does it mean to you to be truly well?
We have invited some friends of Well Christian Woman to share what it means for them. We hope you will be inspired as we are!
For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. 1 Timothy 4:8
About two years ago I was at a place in my life where I felt incredibly unwell. I had just lost someone I considered to be my very best friend to a terrible illness and was mourning her deeply. On the day of my friend’s funeral, my grandmother (who I was very close to) passed away. I didn’t even … [Read more...] about Natalie, 41, Teacher
There are moments in your life that define who you are and set you on a path you did not expect to walk. It could be the birth of a child, your wedding day, a near death experience, or the loss of a loved one. For me, it was the loss of my mother. My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when I … [Read more...] about Karen, 53, Mortgage Broker
From Stuck to Surrender. This is how I would describe my wellness journey over the past year and a half. I was letting life’s circumstances make me feel stuck. Initially I would say I was stuck in grief. A very good friend of mine had died and it knocked the wind out of me. But at some point the … [Read more...] about Heather, 37, Dietitian
My idea of wellness when I was younger was the ability to hold everything together. To never have too many things undone. Account for everything in my schedule. Always stay in control. I would feel so much better if I could just keep all the laundry up, house perfect, hair kept up, exercise routine … [Read more...] about Julie, 39, Director of Recovery Ministries
Being a stay at home mama, or my more professional title of domestic engineer, was something I had wanted since the birth of our first child. Motherhood was a role in which I felt creative, productive, and joyful. While I of course went through different seasons as we welcomed babies 2, 3, 4 and 5, … [Read more...] about Katie, 35, Domestic Engineer