Good Enough


“He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, but not as his father David had done…” 2 Kings 14:3a

Confession: sometimes I go to the gym and don’t sweat. I meander over to a treadmill, turn on HGTV, plug in my earbuds, and I mosey. That’s right, mosey. While others around me are “getting their workout on,” running, sweating, panting, I am not even out of breath.

034For the record, it’s not all the time. Sometimes I am super stinky when I am finished, proving to me that I have burned some serious calories. Just days ago, I got sucked into an episode of Buying and Selling where Jonathon and Drew were trying to please one of the most difficult and whiny women in the history of television, and I didn’t know the show was going to last an hour. I was sweaty that day.

I figure that any work I do on the treadmill is better than no work, right? I’m doing better than people who aren’t working out at all. Maybe not as good as the sweaty people beside me, but good enough.

Clearly my heart isn’t in it. When you are passionate about something, you want to give it your all, do your best, rock this thing. But settling for good enough isn’t a…read the rest of this blog post here

About Jen Chapman

She is a wife to Shawn for 22 years and counting, and a mom to Noah, and together they live out their story in their tiny town of Barboursville, WV. She is a freelance writer and a blogger at Flowers, bookstores, and people are what make her smile. She has seen God’s grace redeem her big-time and wants everyone to know it and experience it for themselves. She wants more than anything to give praise and honor to Jesus, and point people to Him.

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