Category Archives: Illness

Rejoice in the Face of Suffering?

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Romans 12:15 But what happens when you’re rejoicing and they’re still weeping? Those moments are hard. I found myself there yesterday just after we received news of my husband’s clear … Continue reading

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Heard, Safe, Saved

“I love you, GOD — You make me strong. GOD is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my Rescuing Knight. My God—the high crag where I run for dear life, hiding behind the boulders, safe in … Continue reading

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Midway…

Midway on any project can be so encouraging. Half-way there on a trip can be just the ray of hope needed. But how do you know where that point is exactly? Especially when you travel down an unmapped road? This … Continue reading

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God's 11th Hour

It comes at the last second, the last possible day- “the 11th hour.” It’s the answer to your many prayers, the long awaited decision, the rescue from disaster. Does God love the dramatic? Or is it more that everyone can … Continue reading

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My Secret Place

I used to fear this whole sickness thing so much. Hospitals, doctors, tests and unknown diagnosis. Now I have proof, God always has the final say and nothing can stop His purposes. I used to fear death, but I’ve seen … Continue reading

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An "Inner Parts" Story

“You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalms‬ ‭139:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬ In May 1967 my husband was born emergency c-section to a young mother of 19 and a army-drafted father … Continue reading

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Never Upended

“Throw your burden upon the LORD, and He will sustain you. He will never allow the godly to be upended.”‭‭ Psalms‬ ‭55:22‬ ‭NET June was bliss and romance, a long beach trip and 30th anniversary celebration. My life slowed down … Continue reading

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Why Who Where How What?

Here I am sitting on my porch – early morning- wondering why? Why is my husband plagued with yet another trial of his health? Who are we to see for the next step? Where does God want us to go? … Continue reading

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Sickness Crisis! What I've learned…

Too many trips to the ER with family members and friends. Too many bedside stays in a hospital. Nowhere else in life have I experienced such closeness to God… and such distance! In crisis, what I’ve learned: God is near … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease & weight gain :/

Recently, through loads of research https://wellnessmama.com/5356/fix-your-leptin/ … We have read that the bacteria, Borrelia in Lyme Disease can damage a body’s Leptin receptors. In order to lose weight our bodies must to be “Leptin Sensitive” or they will just keep storing fat. … Continue reading

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