Learning to deal with a chronic illness understands that Jesus cares. The God who created the heavens and the Earth empathizes with you. When dealing with a chronic illness, there are times when we feel no one understands or cares. There is hope. We are not alone. Jesus cares. In fact, he shares sympathy with… Continue reading God Empathizes with You
Learning to deal with a chronic illness understands that despite the disease God has not forgotten me. Even when we have a chronic illness, God still loves us and does not forget us. Bible Verse Romans 8:35 (KJV), “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine,… Continue reading God Has Not Forgotten Me
Is Suffering a Punishment from God? Learning to deal with a chronic illness is understanding that chronic disease is not a punishment from God. When suffering from chronic pain or illness, it is not uncommon to ask, “why me?” Never forget that our chronic disease and suffering is not a punishment from God though sometimes… Continue reading Is Suffering a Punishment from God?
Is Suffering Unavoidable and Universal? Learning to deal with a chronic illness is learning the truth that suffering is unavoidable and universal. Every person will experience suffering at some time in their life. Today’s Bible Verse: Acts 14:22 (KJV), “Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that… Continue reading Is Suffering Unavoidable and Universal?
An Excellent General Military History “The Mighty Endeavor: American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II” by Charles B. MacDonald is an excellent general military history of the US forces in Europe in WWII. Mr. MacDonald served as a Company Commander in the 2nd Infantry Division during World War II. He also… Continue reading The Mighty Endeavor: American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II by Charles B. MacDonald
It’s Not Okay to Lose Hope When dealing with a chronic illness, it is normal to feel hopeless and helpless. It is not okay to lose hope. 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… Continue reading Don’t Lose Hope
Why? When learning to deal with a chronic illness, it is okay not to understand why this is happening to you. I know today’s verse is like yesterday’s Scripture. I chose it to help emphasize how not understanding causes us to rely on and to trust God. Bible Verse Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV), “For my thoughts are not… Continue reading It’s Okay Not to Understand Why