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Chronic Illness Journal The Overcomer Life

Fighting Well When Weary

I have been sick for quite a while. Some days or weeks, are miraculously better than others. Then you have days like these, where there’s just debilitating weakness and nightmares (meaning: lack of sleep). Everything is snowballing. So, the question you habitually begin to ask is. . . “Would someone else do a better job if they […]

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Chronic Illness Journal Truth in Trials

A Day at the Hospital {The Prayer Offering}

Last night, I wrote about the goal in trials. My goal, during hard times, is to remember I am a daughter of the Most High God and allow this crucial identity to shape my thoughts, words, and actions. Today, I was given the opportunity to put this into practice. I had an appointment at the […]

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Chronic Illness

Sanctifying Afflictions of 2017

2017 is already out to be an interesting, possibly intriguing, year. . . A few weeks ago, I met my new primary care doctor. He ran the standard tests, when meeting a new patient. All was well. When they drew the blood, I was more worried about appointment I was going to end up running […]

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Chronic Illness The Overcomer Life

Sunday Confession

I really do love church. The people, ermm not always (just sum it up to::: highly sensitive introvert, who lacks the ability to pour out emotional energy to be there for people when she can barely be there for herself). The music, yes. The nursery where I service, absolutely. … But, sometimes, I struggle with […]

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FMF – Joy

Welcome to this week’s edition of Five Minute Friday! This week’s theme is “joy”. FMF is a weekly online gathering of writers where we write for five unedited minutes. To learn more about Five Minute Friday, please visit Kate’s blog for more details… After two decent health days, I am back to any motion of standing trying […]