Have you ever struggled to explain how you’re feeling? What if we could use metaphors to help others understand how we are truly feeling?
How do I hold this living grief? How do I drink this boiling sea of suffering? Father, gather these shards. Redeem the years the locusts have eaten. Scoop up these bits and pieces, and hold them in Your Hands until Your grace floods every crevice...
For the past few weeks, I have been dealing with sciatic pain – sometimes mild and sometimes excruciating. I had a hard time describing it to others. The Chronic Joy printable, Metaphor: The Language of Pain caught my eye. I thought to myself, Wow, that’s just what I need!
Story Telling is a good way to explain to others about our chronic illnesses. In our stories, we can also see how prayer plays a part in finding peace.