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...
Arms Open in Prayer • Prayer Prompt

Arms Open in Prayer • Prayer Prompt

Have you ever given thought to why Moses would stand on a hill with his arms open?   The battle went well as long as his arms were lifted high and open, but when he faltered, the warriors lost ground. Lifted high, his arms represented his openness and...

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