Praise and thanksgiving towards God in the midst of our suffering will transform our perspective to that of an eternal one and give way to chronic hope.
Posts by Adriana Hayes
Professor, Writer, and Speaker
Adriana is a freelance illustrator, professor, writer, and speaker who finds joy in helping others discover how God can bring “chronic hope” into their lives. She lives in Milwaukee, Wis., with her husband, Chris, and her three daughters. Photo courtesy of Robyn Vining Photography.
I think He knew He’d need to suffer the most agonizing and excruciating death possible, so that I’d believe that He really “gets it."
God has provided a way for us, in chronic illness, to have chronic hope. You see, God will use pain to develop you, but He never meant for it to define you. He wants it to become the tool with which He molds you into a person that reflects everything about His character.
Pain is an intricate part of our human existence: no one is exempt. Instead of asking God to remove our pain, we need to start asking God to redeem our pain.