Shelter Me so I May Blossom

Are there days you feel fragile, need to be sheltered? Days you need more than you can possibly give?? Days you don't see your own light much less feel like you can grow and blossom??? Those are the days I find shelter in God's word, the safest most truthful place I know. There are days … Continue reading Shelter Me so I May Blossom

Lifted Out of the Valley of Dry Bones

Loving the new view. I am no longer stuck in the Valley of Dry Bones. That part of the healing journey is finally behind me. A pure delight to read God's word and realize some of what He has done for me.  God has lifted me out of the valley of dry bones. There were … Continue reading Lifted Out of the Valley of Dry Bones

Breath of Life, Just Breathe

The stress of chronic illness can overwhelm us at times. There are moments when we don't feel like we have the energy to blow out a candle. Our bodies don't keep up with our heart's desires and there is nothing we can do but breathe!! Nope, not fun but with hindsight, we can watch our … Continue reading Breath of Life, Just Breathe

Making An Epic Rise

Rising up is hard enough during chronic illness. And God wants us to make an epic rise, RIGHT!!! So how do we do this? How in tarnation with all of the illness, the troubles, the problems, the pain, the suffering are we supposed to accomplish an epic rise?  All we need to know is the … Continue reading Making An Epic Rise

Perfume, Insense, ​and Friendship

What in the world do insense and friendship have to do with each other? If you are isolated during chronic illness, there are alternatives to get us through. As always, with Jesus at our side, sometimes carrying us through illness, He provides the most interesting ways to fill the emptiness of isolation. Today started with this … Continue reading Perfume, Insense, ​and Friendship

Just Joking

Who.... ME....I don't know what you are talking about....I was just joking! How many times has someone insulted you and then said, "just joking." I have been surrounded with these "jokers" my whole life. Could God possibly have anything specific on the subject? Shocked to find this one today during my bible reading. Yep, God singles … Continue reading Just Joking

Gullible Women Belong to God

Men and woman are different, simple as that and as complicated as that. Venus and Mars make it complicated, the same universe makes it simple. God created all of us humans. He created us "in His image." He also made us different in some significant ways. Women are more naturally nurturing and yes, gullible. How … Continue reading Gullible Women Belong to God

We are given the tools to defend ourselves while chronically ill

How many times has it felt like the battle of chronic illness is bigger than we are? Well, it actually is but God gives us His strength and His tools to endure and sometimes overcome illness. He gives us "armor" to defend ourselves against everything from infection to the devil himself. His armor is there … Continue reading We are given the tools to defend ourselves while chronically ill

Using Lyme for Good, Avril Lavigne

Once in a while there are people who rise far above their diseases to make a difference for others who are suffering through it. In the last couple of days this has exploded. Avril Lavigne has released her new single called "Head Above Water." It takes the depths of Lyme to create this kind of goodness … Continue reading Using Lyme for Good, Avril Lavigne

Good and Hard Mutually Exist

Ohhh my stars is this beyond beautiful. God made you to do the hard thing to do the good story in your life. Good and hard can co-exist. Hard can be part of the good story. This is all about redefining suffering. This is a WOW!!  How do we live for Christ, because of Christ, … Continue reading Good and Hard Mutually Exist