Can I Get Through the Valley When It’s Dark? [Episode 50]

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A few years ago, I went downstairs to our guest room to spruce it up for our out-of-town company who’d be arriving later that day.

Now, if you’re new to the 4:13 Podcast, this is a good time to tell you that I’m blind. I lost the majority of my sight as a teenager because of a degenerative disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa.

Can I Trust God When Life Is Scary? [Episode 48]

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I was stunned. This was not the news I was expecting.

“You have atypical ductal hyperplasia or ADH,” the doctor said. He went on to explain that ADH is an abnormal growth of cells within the breast ducts, which is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.

Can I Find Comfort When My Heart Is Broken? [Episode 35]

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On February 18th, 2018, my whole world changed. My hero dad closed his eyes to this world and opened them to heaven.

C.S. Lewis wrote, “I didn’t know grief would feel so much like fear.” I had no idea grief felt so much like fatigue either. I didn’t know it would make me feel hollow. My brain knew what death was, but my heart was unaware that death was such a tearing—and an emptying.

Can I Choose Courage When I Don’t Feel Confident? [Episode 21]

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A few years ago, I was a speaker on the Women of Faith tour.

Each event was held in an arena and the stage was always in the round. When it was the other speakers’ turn to share, they would skillfully navigate the stage, walking around the entire perimeter so they could engage the audience.

But, when you can’t see—like me—that’s dangerous, right? (If you’re new to the 4:13 Podcast, I should let you know I’m blind.)

I didn’t want to just hover in the middle of the stage, though. I wanted to engage the audience in a similar way. So, my husband, Phil, and the crew got creative.

Can I Believe God Accepts Me No Matter What? [Episode 14]

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Several years ago, my friend Lisa texted me to say she was making me a Christmas gift. She wouldn’t tell me what it was, but she did ask, “If one word could become a reality in your life, what would it be?”

Of course, I wanted to pick the perfect word. So, I texted Lisa back, asking her to clarify. She responded with, “You pick the word you most want as a reality in your life. Only you know what it means to you.”

Girl, I have to say this took me a while! Mostly because I was embarrassed to admit the one word that kept coming to mind.