How to Hang On

How to Hang On 23.1 My Story The date was April 11, 2018. The day of the week was Wednesday. I had awoken at the usual time of 5 AM. I stepped into the master bedroom where my wife was resting. I took her hand and held it. I leaned over the hospital bed and… Continue reading How to Hang On

I’m Not Going to Sit and Wait to Die

I’m Not Going to Sit and Wait to Die 19.1 My Story I’m sure my late wife grew tired of me asking, “What did you weight this morning?” She would dutifully look at me and then give me the number. It was almost always the same weight. Oh, it may go up or down by… Continue reading I’m Not Going to Sit and Wait to Die

Finish Strong

23 Finish Strong 23.1 My Story The date was April 11, 2018. It was a Wednesday. I had awoken at the usual time of 5 AM. I stepped into the master bedroom where my wife was resting. I took her hand and held it. I leaned over the hospital bed and kissed her forehead first.… Continue reading Finish Strong

Keep On Hanging On

Hang On Part of learning to care for a person with a chronic illness understands the value of hanging on to God. You will get to the point in caregiving that only with God’s help can you make it through the next few minutes or day. You are exhausted mentally, physically, and spiritually. All you… Continue reading Keep On Hanging On

Don’t Lose Heart

Today’s verse helps us to have a confident acceptance of the reality of life. Part of learning to deal with a chronic illness is learning to not lose heart. Today’s Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 4: 16 (KJV), “For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perishes, yet the inward man is renewed… Continue reading Don’t Lose Heart