It was exactly 2 years ago that I sat down and filled out paperwork to become a Limited Liability Company (LLC), two years ago since I chose to face my fears and embrace entrepreneurship. It’s been a fun and scary ride. I’ve learned so much and met so many people in the past two years. I’m so grateful for all the experiences.
Today as I sit and reflect on all of this, I’m most thankful for the strength that God has given me every single day to be there for others. It hasn’t been easy. I had to face my own health issues, the toll all of caregiving, and other stressors. Regardless of the challenges, I’ve tried every single day to remain true to my calling and to be there for at least one more person; and for that, I’m very grateful.
Thank you all for allowing me to walk with you on your journey to emotional wellness. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to help you reach your full potential. I believe that we both have more fulfilling lives because of those common experiences. To all the agencies that trusted me enough to contract with me, thank you for investing in me as a person but also thank you for investing in Grace & Hope Consulting, LLC as a company.
As we start 2018, I vow to continue to support the people that the Lord blesses me with. I will share grace and hope with whoever I encounter. As I recover from my recent stroke, some things must change in the way I approach my work, but my passion has never been stronger.
Below are some of the things that I have planned for this year.
I’ve had the privilege to pray with some of you during our sessions but as my mobility is currently limited and I’m not able to see all of you, it will be my pleasure to connect with friends near and far and pray for you. Every Sunday nights at 9 PM eastern time, starting on 1/21/18, I will log onto our Facebook page and do a live audio broadcasting for prayer.
If you like to send prayer requests ahead of time, feel free to email me or message me (please title your message “Weekly Prayer”). I will not be sharing people’s name during the prayer time in order to protect your privacy.
Biweekly Q&A Video
I often get questions in person, by text messages or email on different topics related to mental health, disability issues especially inclusion, accommodations, and integration of mental health and Christianity. I believe the answers I give to those questions should be shared with others because many can benefit from that information.
Therefore, every second and fourth Tuesday at 12 PM eastern time, I will post a video on our YouTube channel, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. In the video, I’ll be answering some of the questions that I often receive. Once again, I will not share people’s names while answering questions. If you have questions that you like me to answer, feel free to email them to email@example.com. Please title your email as “Tuesday Talk”.
Through my work, I’ve met so many people who overcame great challenges in their lives and are now using those experiences to help others. They turned their stumbling blocks into stepping stones and found joy in the journey. I would like to introduce you to some of them. I think this will inspire all of us to see our challenges differently and use what we got for the greater good.
The interviews will be posted on our social media outlets as well as emailed to those on our mailing list on the last Monday of the month. Make sure you follow us on social media and you join our mailing list so you won’t miss out on all the fun!
These are some of the fun things happening around Grace & Hope Consulting, LLC this year. As I mentioned earlier, we will have an intern starting very shortly. I’ll be introducing her in our next newsletter.
Talk to you soon..
Chou writes about disAbilities, mental health, parenting special needs children, faith and everyday life.