About Chronic Joy®


Chronic Joy is a global resource ministry dedicated to compassionately serving all those affected by chronic illness, mental illness, chronic pain, and disability by providing accessible, easy-to-use, faith-based educational resources and publications. 

We believe every life is precious, vital, and eternally purposed. Without even one, the Body of Christ is incomplete.

How is Chronic Joy relevant to you? Did you know that:

  • 60% of the world’s population lives with one or more chronic illnesses
  • 1 in 5 adults lives with mental illness
  • 1 in 5 people is a caregiver for a loved one
  • 42% of children live with one or more chronic illnesses
  • Every 40 seconds, we lose one precious life to suicide

Chronic Joy is making a difference, one precious life at a time.

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Did You Know?

Chronic Joy raises awareness, highlighting the significant impact of illness and pain on every aspect of life – faith, family, finances, friendships, education, hobbies, employment, and marriage.

More than half of people live with chronic illness.

Chronic illness  – More than half of the world’s people are affected by chronic illness (60%). 96% of those illnesses are invisible, significantly impairing daily activities yet showing few outward signs.

1 in 5 adults lives with chronic illness

Mental illness affects 1 in 5 adults, approximately 47 million adults in the United States alone. Half of chronic mental illness cases begins by age 14.

More than 1 in 5 people care for a loved one.

Caregivers – More than 1 in every 5  people provides care for a chronically ill, disabled, or aged family member on an average of 24 hours per week.

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There are vital opportunities for you to begin and grow: one-to-one ministries


Providing accessible, easy-to-use, faith-based educational materials through:


We are grateful to those individuals and organizations who donate their skills, gifts, time and talents. Each one helps to further the work of the ministry. We extend a warm invitation to learn more about how you can GET INVOLVED.

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“Acceptance opens the door for our faith to grow.” Pamela Piquette

K-LOVE Radio Interview

Join Chronic Joy's Pamela Piquette and Susan Rodriguez, a licensed clinical social worker at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, as they are interviewed by K-LOVE Radio’s Billie Branham on Closer Look: “Living with Chronic Illness? Advice for Faith and Family.”

Just Between Us • Finding Joy

Just Between Us Magazine (2017)

Shelly Esser, Executive Editor of Just Between Us, a quarterly print magazine that focuses on encouraging and equipping women around the world for a life of faith, interviewed Pamela Piquette and Cindee Snider Re, co-founders of Chronic Joy for the feature article, Finding Joy Even in Chronic Illness.”

Note Starters - Encouragement

Just Between Us Magazine (2024)

Just Between Us, a quarterly print magazine that focuses on encouraging and equipping women around the world for a life of faith, shared an excerpt from #PenToPaper: Note Starters for Every Day in the article, Note Starters for Every Day Encouragement (spring issue).

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Pamela Piquette

Pamela Piquette

Executive Director and Co-Founder of Chronic Joy®

Pamela, a leader and a visionary following God's call to inspire those affected by chronic illness, mental illness, and chronic pain, believes that every precious life impacted by illness is both vital and purposed.

Pamela is a wife of more than 35 years, the mom of three married children, and a grandma of six. She is diagnosed with chronic migraines and other chronic conditions. She enjoys baking sourdough bread and chocolate chip cookies, drinking hot tea, being outdoors, and reading (almost always more than one book at a time).

Cindee Snider Re

Cindee Snider Re

Author, Designer, and Co-Founder of Chronic Joy®

Cindee is married to the man she loves most in this world, Mom to five adult kids plus a son- and daughter-in-love, and Lolli to an adorable grandbaby. She and four of her kids have Ehlers-Danlos and myriad co-existing conditions. While a life steeped in illness is not what she would have chosen, through it, she’s learning that the deeper the valley, the greater her capacity for joy.

Cindee is the author of Discovering Hope, Finding Purpose, Embracing Worth, and I Take You in Sickness and in Health.

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