Getting through the day is a daunting task for anybody battling chronic pain and/or chronic illness. At times we don’t feel like we are even living. When surviving is barely doable how can we possibly live for God? When simple daily tasks overwhelm us, how can we even think of living all-out for Jesus? We … More Living for God When You Have a Chronic Illness
Do you have a friend or family member who is chronically ill? Have you ever wondered how to pray for someone with a chronic illness? If so this article is for you. For those of you dealing with illness personally, you can use this list to pray for yourself and/or as a tool to inform … More 10 Things to Pray for Your Chronically Ill Friend
Several weeks ago I celebrated my birthday. As evening fell, multiple people texted and asked me if I had had a good day. I had to think carefully before answering. My initial thought was “No, not really.” My chronic illnesses make no distinction between days and don’t give me a break for holidays or my … More Good Days and Bad Days
About a month ago I had my first surgery ever. The two days I stayed in the hospital were some of the most challenging I have ever experienced. Nevertheless, any experience (no matter how hard) can be used by God as a means to teach us something. In my case there are three main things … More What I Learned at the Hospital
We hear about other people having procedures done all the time. From knee replacement to bypass surgery, there are a multitude of them performed every day. What about the day when it is not your neighbor in the operating room, but you yourself? That is where I am in my life right now. It’s there … More Surgery and My Fearful Thoughts
Last time I posted 10 Songs for the Chronically Ill. Here are 10 more songs that I pray will encourage you through times of suffering and sickness.
I absolutely love Music! I enjoy listening to it as well as writing and playing my own songs. There is a special way in which music ministers to the soul. Music can express deep emotion as well as declare great truths. We connect with it on a deep level. There is nothing quite like it. … More 10 Songs for the Chronically Ill