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Chronic Illness

5/13/15 – When It Hurts…

I got a phone call today. One I would of preferred not to get. It’s not a dreaded “______________ passed away today.” or another sort of horrid news. It did hurt, but the comment afterward hurt too. Let me just empty my filled up heart of emotions. Tomorrow, I was supposed to go see my […]

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Chronic Illness Encouragement

5.3.15 – God Suffers, Too

God provides everything we need – the moment we need it. While sharing my heart yesterday, I mentioned the difficulty of the road I was standing on. The heavy weakness upon my body. While there is still there, varying in intensity, God allowed me to come across the most comforting quote. “I don’t know how […]

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The Outcast

The Outcast: Who Wandered Away.

Our good Shepherd doesn’t just rush out to find the popular or favored sheep. He rushes out to find the outcast, the lonely, the afflicted, the broken, and the one who felt unworthy and insignificant. He rushes out to find this one particular sheep, even though He had many. Because , this is the one¬†who […]

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Reading Plan: Farewell Discourse

Commitments: How to Honor God

Lately, something on my mind is “commitments”. I want to be a person who does and says, well what she says she will do. Chronic illness can make this quite difficult. “Ohhh, I’m too sick to read _____________ today”. “Ohhhh, I’m going to have to push past this (the x, y, and z of my […]