Marriage is challenging enough and adding a chronic illness adds a whole new dimension. Let’s have the words that we say to each other become earworms of affirmation and love.
Daily life with chronic illness can be extremely stressful. However, it’s only fitting (and scriptural) that we as believers develop and nurture a spirit of hope and optimism about the future. I find that laughter is a key ingredient in helping me hold onto that spirit.
I watch, Father, as my heart struggles to know what to do, how to do it, and how to bring comfort where there is so much pain.
She forgets that to love well is to remain awake to beauty, though most of the time, she does try to be ready. She is vigilant.