Chronic illness is so entangled with my deepest hopes and fears, I’m not even sure I want to talk about it, & being prayed for can feel scary and invasive.
Posts by Emily J. Maurits
Emily J. Maurits
Chronic Joy® Contributing Writer
After working for several years in the public health sector, Emily is now studying theology. She believes we are all called to love suffering people, because that's what Jesus did. She is passionate about equipping and encouraging others to do just that, and founded www.calledtowatch.com for the family and friends of those with chronic illnesses. As well as uncovering God's presence in the chaos of life, she enjoys reading, running, and writing. Check out her memoir, Two Sisters & a Brain Tumour.
When Encouragement Feels Like Lying I sometimes find that ‘encouragement’ feels like lying, especially when it comes...
Perhaps those who live everyday with chronic illness are in a place to comfort those who find themselves in this new life on the edge of uncertainty.
Do Not Judge - It's a Mindset, Not A Method How do you respond when a family member or friend is diagnosed with a...