Whom Shall I Fear?

Wondering, worrying and becoming fearful of what the future holds or what others think of us as we confront our chronic illness is a place we just can’t live! We must remember the Scriptures and remind our hearts the Lord God alone is our light and our salvation! Today’s Bible Verse: Psalm 27: 1-3 (KJV) “The… Continue reading Whom Shall I Fear?

Dead on the Floor

Dead on the Floor “Tricky Dick” was the U.S. President In America, a first-class stamp cost just six cents Richard Nixon froze both the prices and our pay We still loved going to concerts to see our favorite bands play The Vietnam War was on the evening news for all to see Marcus Welby, M.D.… Continue reading Dead on the Floor

We Have An Inheritance

When faced with a chronic illness we realize our normal has changed. We have the new normal of the daily medicines, therapy, and sometimes chemo. A once envisioned future evaporates. We wonder what the tomorrow holds. The good news is that as Believers in Christ Jesus, we do have an inheritance. Cancer, heart disease, a… Continue reading We Have An Inheritance

Leave the Results to God

Following doctors orders on diet, rest, exercise can seem futile when we don’t see the results we expect. When living with a chronic illness we feel we cannot do anything for God. Today’s verse sheds light on these thoughts. Today’s Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 15:58 (KJV), “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always… Continue reading Leave the Results to God

Don’t Lose Hope

When faced with a chronic illness a daily challenge is to not lose hope. As Believers in Jesus Christ, we always have hope because of Jesus. Today’s Bible Verse: John 11:40 (KJV), “Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?” What the… Continue reading Don’t Lose Hope

Two Ways God Helps Us

As a Believer in Jesus Christ faces a chronic illness they may feel alone. God has made provisions for this feeling of being alone. His Holy Spirit prays for us. He has given us His church. The church is here to minister to us. Today’s Bible Verse: Romans 8:26-28 (KJV), “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth… Continue reading Two Ways God Helps Us

Count It All Joy

Dealing with a chronic illness includes tests and challenges coming at you from all sides. Today’s Bible Verse: James 1:2-4 (KJV), “My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect… Continue reading Count It All Joy

A Baker’s Dozen

I was listening to the Shipping & Handling Podcast today. The podcast is hosted by two literary agents who talk books, fandom, writing, and beyond. The hosts? The hosts are Bridget Smith of Dunham Literary Inc. & Jennifer Udden of Barry Goldblatt Literary. They mentioned when being interviewed for a job as a literary agent… Continue reading A Baker’s Dozen

Learning to Defer

As we live with a chronic illness we learn many lessons. One lesson is learning to defer. Today’s Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:29 (KJV), “He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.” What the Verse Means: As Believers in Jesus Chris, we experience his presence and power during… Continue reading Learning to Defer

Relic of Sorrows: Fallen Empire, Book 4 by Lindsay Buroker

This book, number 4 in the series, pulls together much of what we’d guessed at in the previous three books. Relic of Sorrows also adds some new twists in the plot. From the three previous books, we know pretty much everything important about Alisa. We’ve learned she is ethical and empathetic. She is very courageous… Continue reading Relic of Sorrows: Fallen Empire, Book 4 by Lindsay Buroker