What she thought was just a simple surgery from a chest injury turned into a year of serving and fear and all semblance of control being taken.
The threat of her husband's death and his needing constant help shaped her in ways she didn't expect.
Julie Dibble has walked a hard road in the most difficult challenge of her marriage.
But she remembers a quote "A great work requires a great and careful training".
God she believes has trained her through this. But it's not over and she's still fighting to be surrendered to God's plan over her own, every day.
Listen in to find inspiration and hope in the journey ahead.