Keeping the Faith in Chronic Illness

Keeping the Faith in Chronic Illness

When a person is chronically ill, they spend a large part of life sick and/or in pain. It’s the way it is – the very definition of the word chronic. It makes life a challenge. Even on better days the illness can’t be ignored. There’s always...
Wait Upon the Lord • Prayer Prompt

Wait Upon the Lord • Prayer Prompt

What if waiting gives us hope? I cannot begin to count the number of times I have longed for the fulfillment of this verse in my life. Crying, hoping, and filled with trust, I have asked God to lift me away from the trials that assaulted me. But what if there is a...
Love in Loss

Love in Loss

I crept into the room before my little brother would wake up. Gently slipping his special blanket from his grasp, I then rushed it downstairs to be washed. Perhaps that seems like a dirty trick, but it needed to be done. He would not give it up willingly. The only...
Longing for a Healthy Life – Poem

Longing for a Healthy Life – Poem

  If only I was healthy, LORD, How happy I would be. No more spacing out my activities; Low energy would not hinder me. I’d help my friends and neighbors And do for others all the while. I’d visit people in nursing homes And do it with a smile. I’d shop until I...

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