Posts by Kara Plett

Kara Plett

Kara Plett

Chronic Joy® Content Writer and Prayer Team

Kara, her husband Conrad, and their crazy calico cat, Lulu, live in Calgary, Canada, where she has been a teacher for 28 years. Kara felt led to write a book of devotionals when her own journey with chronic illnesses pressed her into God’s arms of love more deeply. She prays that her journey and refinement will also encourage you in your walk with God.

Learn more about her book, Searching for Sea Glass: Journeying with God Through Chronic Illness - 30 Devotionals today!

Tiny Raindrops

I love to serve and be available for God, but over the past few years, there have been some necessary changes due to my illnesses. It frustrates me that what I am now able to offer seems like just a tiny raindrop. But I’ve come to see that our tiny raindrops of service can be like a crashing waterfall to God.

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"I’ve come to see that our tiny raindrops of service can be like a crashing waterfall to God." Kara Plett

Comparison in Chronic Illness

I can’t compare my chronic illness journey to anyone else’s. God wants me to look to Him for my value and identity, and to remember that He has uniquely blessed me.

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"But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind." James 1:5-6 NIV

A Light to My Path

Picturing the Psalm 119 lamp deepens my understanding of this verse and what it means for me today with my illnesses. Oh, how He wants to guide me on this challenging path! His Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path as I take the next step.

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"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." Psalm 119:105 ESV

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