When I cannot walk ON water, I walk through it. God divides it, makes a path and I walk it out. God did it for Elijah and Elisha so why couldn't He do it for us? He has, He is, let's go... We all remember that God parted the sea for Moses and they walked … Continue reading Divide the Water and Walk It Out
No, don't just say yes, DO yes!! With faith comes action. Pick up your mat and walk this out... As a health coach, I listen to more moaning, whining, groaning and complaining than what is reasonable. Most of it is legit. There is good reason to moan groan whine and complain. But at some point … Continue reading Do You Want To Get Well?
This time I am talking about MY life after death day. Yes, this anniversary comes right after Easter and I do not think that is a coincidence at all. MY life-day is about my hope and my will to live in a life-threatening body breaking health crisis. That is an understatement. I should not be … Continue reading My Life After Death Day, Not About Jesus Yet All About Him
When there is a global concern it is hard not to be shocked. I get that. But we do not need to be shaken. This battle is not ours, it belongs to God. When we believe and worship our Lord, there is no reason to be shaken. What about the chronically ill who are more … Continue reading Shocked But Not Shaken
God gave us wisdom in the womb. That bowled me over today when I read it. Not only did He love us so tenderly that we were each made uniquely and with a plan for our lives but He actually taught us wisdom in that secret place. I want to tap into that wisdom more. … Continue reading Wisdom In The Womb
We are presented with plenty of crossroads in life. Chronic illness is just one of many. Inside of that intense crossroad of illness, are all the small yet significant crossroads that take us on the right path or not. We are given a set of directions to navigate us through chronic illness while walking with the … Continue reading Our Crossroads or His?
The dialog in the book of Job is tedious, to say the least. I got to the part where Job and his “friends” had gone back and forth and they were finally done speaking. Then some young whipper-snapper chimes in and tries to share his wisdom. I have prepared my heart to listen and not … Continue reading Hanging On Every Word
Transforming our loneliness into anything good has moments of impossibility... and then there is God. He can take those intensely lonely times and softly create a megaphone of His peace and joy. Nope, not saying I am good at this. I am saying God is good at using loneliness for His good. Loneliness during chronic … Continue reading Loneliness During Chronic Illness
I am always in awe of how God made our whole bodies. All the little parts that work together for the good of the whole body. Science still has not discovered all of the loving intricacies that God created. What we are discovering through science is that ALL the parts are needed for a well-functioning … Continue reading The WHOLE Body
It certainly shouldn't take gifts to keep others in our lives. But how does it play out during chronic illness? Normally those who are generous with "gifts" find themselves in an interesting twist during illness. Are you someone who usually comes with a gift in hand and are now faced with the expenses of illness? … Continue reading Does It Take Gifts To Keep Friends and Family?