Author Archives: Misty

About Misty

I'm a Christ follower before anything else! I was born with spina bifida. I've heard it called the most devastating, crippling birth defect that is still compatible with life. I have a totally different perspective on that. I'm married to a wonderful man and we are getting ready for some new beginnings! Jump on for the ride!

Strong Enough

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Dad: A Heroic Tale of This Guy I Know

Father’s Day is coming up, and I wanted to take this opportunity to tell everyone a little bit, or maybe a lot, about the guy who holds that title for me. We haven’t always been as close as we should … Continue reading

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I can’t-and Why That’s Okay

I had a bad spina bifida day yesterday. Really bad. Super bad. My family has been struggling financially for a while now, so I ran out into the world to find a job, and I took the first job that … Continue reading

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Take A Look

Do me a favor. Go look in the mirror and come back. I’ll wait…No. Really. Get up. I’ll still be here when you come back… Oh hey! Back so soon? So, what did you see? Can I tell you what … Continue reading

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Fearfully and Wonderfully

30. 3-0. Misty 3.0. The Dirty 30. It’s here. I remember when 30 used to be the age that I measured all my hopes and dreams against. “I want (fill in the blank) by the time I’m 30!” “I want … Continue reading

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New Song, New Dance, No Performance

Last Wednesday, our church held its monthly Wednesday night service called Encounter. The very first one ever was held the day after my mom had the heart attack that eventually took her to Heaven, so you can probably see how … Continue reading

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Peace and Comfort In Half Eaten Cookies

Recently, James and I have decided to step up our game in this whole, “Serving God,” arena, and are about to embark on a journey that, two years ago, seemed out of reach and ridiculous. It will be a real … Continue reading

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Twenty Minutes, a World Apart

A year ago tomorrow, I was awakened by a phone call that was the beginning of a chapter in my life that would rip me to the core, challenge my faith, teach me how strong I was and how weak … Continue reading

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World Class Runner

2 Corinthians 12:2-10 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know-God knows. And I know this … Continue reading

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A Love Note From Your Tummy

It hurts me to the core that countless babies are aborted after prenatal diagnosis of SB. It is incredibly hard not to take the abortions personally. I feel so connected to each child, because at one point, I was in … Continue reading

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