Too blessed to be stressed

My sweet cousin wrote that on a flash card and slipped it into my one-inch pile of Spanish vocabulary words and phrases my Freshman year at Baylor when I was a nervous wreck over taking my first final exam.

Fast forward to this morning. I’m a nervous wreck about the Offshore Technology Conference that will take place next week. I feel anxious for every little thing going on around me. I wonder how it is all going to get done. I stress over details that aren’t going my way. I take each challenge personally and wonder if vendors and customers have finally figured out I’m a complete idiot. I’m pretty sure I’ve mastered the art of eating an entire hamburger in the span of five seconds because I had to get back to the office. As a result, I’m developing heartburn. That makes me feel like an old lady which induces more stress which I’m sure is giving me wrinkles and gray hair as I type this sentence. I even feel guilty that I haven’t posted since Saturday. Just this morning, I added (with a star) to my ever-expanding to-do list: “POST SOMETHING GREAT OR YOUR READERS WILL STOP READING.”

I have this great story about a massive fish I caught this weekend. It involves a fishing pole, golf cart, a two-year-old, Bob the neighbor and my Daddy’s pants falling off. It has humor, shock value, East Texas livin’ and really paints a beautiful image about woman verses nature. Plus I took a picture of the end result. I rarely post pictures of myself on this thing! I really want to do the story justice and I just don’t have the time to sit down and pour into it like I feel you all deserve.

Cue the guilt washing over me again. I’m seeking therapy.

But then I received an email from my friend Keri that included a link to the video below and decided the epic fish story could wait until Thursday. I understand and embrace the fact that my previous post was all about Jesus. Prepare yourself for a second helping.

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Julie
Julie

Love Carrie Underwood. Love you. And love that you posted this!

Jen the Newlywed

1. It really will come together Everything is going to be okay.
2. Matthew 11:28
3. Listen to some Enya.
4. Anytime you have OTC I start to get jealous cause that’s when my husband has his yearly visit with you and I seriously debate sneaking up there!
5. LOVE ME SOME CARRIE UNDERWOOD

Jess
Jess

Lincee, I know I speak for all your loyal greenbeaners when I say that we will never stop reading just because you’re too busy right now to post regularly. Do what you need to do, and come back to us when you have a minute to breathe. Good luck with everything!

LG
LG

oh no! i can’t even make it through the first line without tearing up!

Mary

Trust me…I know the feeling! But as my grandma says, “This too shall pass”. Have a great week, and know your readers will be here when you get a moment!

Soul
Soul

You did it again….thank you!

Lincee

I like coming here. You people rock.

Kim
Kim

Lincee, this is the most moving thing ever! I of course was singing along with the TV when it aired, but then halfway thru realized I was missing the huge impact her voice has on a person, let alone the song itself.

Thank you for posting such inspiration! God Belss you! Good verse for you – Psalms 121:1-4

Connie
Connie

Sorry. But I will not give up on you. And neither will any of your other readers! You’re too hard on yourself. Best of luck at the Tech Conference. Everything will go exactly as it should!

SH
SH

Oh, Lincee… I am feeling the same way with my job this week & other pressing things in life right now. Please know that it made me feel better to read that there is someone going through the same thing! I hope things ease up for you soon. Love your blog & everything thing you stand for. Romans 8:37-39!!!

Marsha
Marsha

I check this site every day!

Post It Girl
Post It Girl

I swear it seems like so many of us are having crappy weeks to some extent. I feel guilty I haven’t posted on my blog yet especially since I have lots of things to write about. Take some time for you!!!!! Oh and I’ve had heart burn since 15, and I don’t feel old 😉
We all give you a Big Hug!

-post it girl

saggleo
saggleo

Agreeing with all here…We’ll be here for you no matter what! Good luck at your conference – I’m sure you’ll do fine.

Thank you for posting this…came a great time. I teared up right along with Carrie. Beautiful voice.

Kerry
Kerry

OMGosh, I have been listening to this all week. The song holds very special memories for me and my Papa. I even sent a link to this to my aunts and sister so we could all relish in our memories of that Godly man that started our familly.

Lincee, you are gifted and talented in your way with words and stories. We will always be here to catch up on your ramblings as you call them! We love you!

Sue in Ohio
Sue in Ohio

Little late on the uptake here in Ohio, but I too, have had a busy, uncontrolled week. But…stopping here today has made a difference. You’re one of my favorite gals and this is one of my favorite hymns, so together its a great way to face the day.

I’m sticking with you like all others have posted. You rock. Make sure you are taking good care of yourself and the rest will fall into place.

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