Suffering is Not Eternal

Suffering can't compare to the glory to come. Romans 8:18

Living with M.E./CFS for the past eight years has been difficult as you can understand. When I first was diagnosed, I really struggled with the news, but I was grateful to know it wasn’t all in my head. I had already struggled for two years with utter fatigue before finding out what was wrong. I just thought it was part of depression and anxiety, which I also suffer from. I did not want to face up to the diagnosis and take time off as was recommended in the beginning. So I worked for one more year, preaching and fulfilling my duties as an officer/minister in The Salvation...

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ENCOURAGEMENT FROM THE BLOG

Do not despise these small beginnings...
At the Pace of Grace

At the Pace of Grace

In late November, just shy of my 52nd birthday, I spiraled into a serious migraine flare, which left me with some challenging new symptoms – significant weakness in my left leg and tremor in my legs, arms, hands, core, lips, jaws, tongue and vocal...

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Why Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?
Why Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?

Why Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?

My friends suggested I go to the meeting, but I was resistant. I had been to healing services before. Each time I had expected a miraculous healing. Each time I believed it would happen. Each time I had returned disappointed. I wanted to shield myself from further frustration, but at the same time so wanted to be healed.  All day I felt unsettled, vacillating between fear and excitement.
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Eyes Open
Eyes Open

Eyes Open

There are days that do not feel post-worthy. Or noteworthy. There are days where everything gets cancelled and you don’t even get to enjoy it. There are days when your skin is blotchy and your clothes are wrinkled, and it doesn’t even matter. There are bad hair...

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Watcher – Caregiver
Watcher – Caregiver

Watcher – Caregiver

Caregiver. For years I never considered that this label belonged to me. It seemed too formal, to restrictive, too...important for what I did to help my chronically ill mum. Hugs and housework and understanding. Surely those didn’t deserve such a label? Yet when my...

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