Tag: alone

And Ended Up Being a Window Into My World

Not so long ago, I talked about how I realized that I am a double agent. I outlined 3 steps of how I eased into this role. Today I tackle the last of those steps. Today, let’s talk… Read More

Do You Wonder Where God Is On the Hard Days?

  “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So when he sees the wolf coming, he abandons… Read More

Mountains and Valleys

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea; Though its waters roar and… Read More

Are You Really as Alone as You Fear?

“God sets the lonely in families, He leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land” (Psalm 68:6). The holidays can be such an isolating time for many of us with chronic illness… Read More

Are You Lonely?

“But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.” (Luke 5:16) Loneliness is one of the most difficult aspects of living with chronic illness. Illness so often necessitates isolation, and that is a really hard thing to accept…. Read More