Weaknesses keep us humble. The thorns in our lives can be good reminders for us to give our burdens to God. They show us how much we need him.
Posts by Elyse Ogbourne
Chronic Joy® Contributing Writer
Elyse is a college student with a fondness for the outdoors. After a simple slip on the ice left her with chronic pain syndrome, she began to see how God does work all things for good. Armed with Biblical truth and her TENS unit, Elyse uses her experiences to encourage young adults with the message that they can thrive in the face of difficult circumstances.
All of us have unique stories. Whether you have a chronic illness or not, you have unique qualifications given to you by God.
Slowly, I started to take joy in the small things that brightened my day. Every day I was reminded that I am never alone—and neither are you.
Yet you have never let any of this dull your sparkle. And you have faced far more loneliness and uncertainty than anyone should have to face, let alone a seventeen-year-old. Yet you carry it all with grace. I’ve never known how you do it.