Surely God Sustains Me

Surely God Sustains Me

Invitation to Prayer | March 2019 Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me. (Psalm 54:4) Have you ever felt empty – with absolutely nothing left to give? Have you tried everything, yet nothing seems to help? Perhaps the isolation and simple...
Be Strong and Take Heart

Be Strong and Take Heart

Invitation to Prayer | February 2019 Be merciful to me, Lord, for I am in distress;    my eyes grow weak with sorrow,    my soul and body with grief. My life is consumed by anguish    and my years by groaning;my strength fails because of my affliction,    and my bones...
Be Still

Be Still

Invitation to Prayer | January 2019 The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still. (Exodus 14:14) What a promise and what a challenge! Be still when the world says take charge, run faster, push harder, do more, make it happen – whatever it is. Just do...
Invitation to Prayer | November

Invitation to Prayer | November

I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers. (Philemon 1:4) Gratitude can be a challenging word when chronic illness is our constant companion. Preparing for and being with family and friends is a gift, but it is also a drain on already low energy reserves....
The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

When asked, “What is something that surprised you about chronic illness?” my mind was overloaded with thoughts. There are so many things that have surprised me in my journey as a “heart mom.” I thought of all the unforeseen things I’ve experienced, all the...

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