Know God

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is slowing down and knowing God. As we live with the daily challenges of an ongoing disease it is essential we get adequate rest. This respite is both physical and spiritual. Today’s Scripture tells us to slow down, that is to be still and know I… Continue reading Know God

God is Good

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness understands that sometimes we need a safe place. A Christian has such a safe place in God. The same God who was powerful enough to create the heavens and the Earth and who could destroy the world with the flood in Noah’s day is compassionate, kind,… Continue reading God is Good

Peace    

                                                          Real Peace Comes From God Part of learning to live with a chronic illness understands that real peace comes from God. Living with a chronic disease… Continue reading Peace    

Wait

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is waiting on the Lord God. We live in an era when the rule is to do something or to get something now. We see this in the emails we receive and on the blogs, we read where they have a “call to action.” Some even… Continue reading Wait

Thy Word

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness understands the power of God’s Word. Today’s verse is a reminder of the power and guidance of God’s word, the Holy Bible. Psalm 119:105 (KJV) helps explain part of the purpose of God’s word. It reads, “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a… Continue reading Thy Word

True Prosperity

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness realizes our true prosperity is in the Lord Jesus Christ. Today’s passage speaks on our mental health and general well-being. Today’s Bible Verse: 3 John 1:2 (KJV), “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”… Continue reading True Prosperity

Live or Die

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness realizes we are the Lord’s. Today most people live for themselves and live for the moment. This lifestyle is different from how a Christian should live. The purpose of the Christian life is to do the Lord’s will and promote his glory by our life. This… Continue reading Live or Die

Trust

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is trusting God. When dealing with a protracted disease sometimes it is tough to maintain focus or have peace of mind. The person battling the ailment often finds themselves dwelling on what is happening to them physically, fiscally, and thinking if they’ll even have a future.… Continue reading Trust

Hearing

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is listening until we hear God’s voice. When we face a constant disease too often, we rush in and try to accomplish everything in our own power. We manage this. We plan that. We listen to this aunt or to a trusted friend. We may hear… Continue reading Hearing

Fear

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is accepting that fear of the disease and the unknown is a normal feeling. The illness’s unknown and uncertainty are scary. The very nature of a chronic disease often has death or at least its possibility confronting us. If it is rheumatoid arthritis, you pictured pain and decreased… Continue reading Fear