CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Pamela Piquette

Pamela Piquette

Executive Director and Co-Founder of Chronic Joy®

Pamela is a leader and a visionary following God's call to inspire those affected by chronic illness to discover hope, find purpose, embrace worth and encounter joy. She believes that every precious life affected by chronic illness is both vital and purposed.

Pamela is the mom of three married children, grandma of two sweet granddaughters and a wife of more than 30 years. She is diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos, chronic migraines and a host of other chronic conditions.

Pamela enjoys hot tea, reading -- almost always more than one book at a time -- and walking her teddy bear dog, Cocoa.

The Kaleidoscope of Chronic Illness

TWISTING INTO FOCUS Chronic illness entered my life slowly. Each new illness – one more geometric shape twisted into the kaleidoscope lens of my life – was hardly noticed. It all seemed almost “normal” somehow. As a child, three colored shapes represented fear, anxiety, and strange bouts of...

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The Kaleidoscope of Chronic Illness

Surely God Sustains Me

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 survival of life with chronic illness feels too heavy and too much?...

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Surely God sustains me.

Be Strong and Take Heart

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 grow weak.    I am the utter contempt of my neighborsand an...

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Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.

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 it! Yet, isn't it like God to tell...

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The Lord will fight for you: you need only be still.

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