Tag: chronic illness

Seeking the Light of God’s Comforter – When Challenges Dim Our View (A Review)

I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever – John 14:16 My friend, Lynn has a beautiful new book out. Oh, it’s simply stunning. As soon as… Read More

Glorious Tuesday: Crazy Like Habakkuk

I heard and my inward parts trembled, At the sound my lips quivered. Decay enters my bones, And in my place I tremble. Because I must wait quietly for the day of distress, For the people to arise… Read More

Prayer Request Update

Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. – Matthew 26:41 Can I first tell you how blown away I am by all of the prayers… Read More

What Can Jesus Do With Our Crumpled Places?

“Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, His body, and since we… Read More

For the Languishing (Like Me)

For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes. – Jeremiah 31:25 When I came across this verse this week, it grabbed hold of me and just would not let go. Especially the word “languish”. The… Read More

The Maw of Primary Lateral Sclerosis

The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. – Genesis 1:2 When I was in college, my friends and I spent… Read More

What PLS Does to Your Voice

Sing to him; yes, sing his praises.     Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds. – 1 Chronicles 16:9 Primary Lateral Sclerosis. I keep saying it out loud, trying to make it sound common and familiar. No big deal. But… Read More

A Giveaway of the “You’re Chronically Ill…” Combo!!

“Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak!” – Matthew 26:41 I’d like to start off with a prayer request, if you’ll indulge… Read More

Dear People Who Have Illness Envy

Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep. – Romans 12:15 Dear People Who Have Illness Envy, Can we talk for just a minute? It won’t take long, I promise. I assume you… Read More

The Last Straw

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. – Isaiah 41:10 Have you… Read More