You Have Permission to Cry

You Have Permission to Cry 3.1 My Story “I removed the tumor. The tests also showed it has spread to your wife’s lymph nodes. I removed thirty-four lymph nodes,” said the surgical oncologist. I stared at the doctor. She was slowly becoming out of focus as I became teary-eyed. I knew the initial diagnosis of… Continue reading You Have Permission to Cry

God’s Deliverance

5 Deliverance 5.1 My Story My wife’s left arm had started swelling up. The wrist and hand also were puffed up and getting noticeably larger day by day. A surgical oncologist was called. An appointment was made with the managing oncologist. When I returned from work, my wife greeted with the news. She said, “I… Continue reading God’s Deliverance

Resting in the Lord

4 Resting in the Lord 4.1 My Story You may be like my late wife was when she was battling Stage Four Melanoma cancer. She found herself very tired. She needed rest. My daily caregiving also left me weary. Like my wife, I needed rest. The managing of my wife’s schedule took a skillset even… Continue reading Resting in the Lord

Tears Are Normal

3 Tears Are Normal 3.1 My Story “I removed the tumor. The tests also showed it has spread to her lymph nodes. I removed thirty-four of them,” said the surgical oncologist. I stared at her. She was slowly becoming out of focus as I became teary-eyed. I knew the initial diagnosis of Stage 3 Melanoma… Continue reading Tears Are Normal

It’s Okay to Cry

When You’re a Caregiver, It’s Okay to Cry Part of accepting the hope for the caregiver available through Jesus Christ realizes that tears are normal. Daily living with a chronic illness or caring for a loved one with a persistent disease will bring tears. It’s okay to cry. Even Jesus wept (John 11:35 KJV, “Jesus… Continue reading It’s Okay to Cry

God Empathizes with You

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

God 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 you. Jesus knows you. He shares the feelings you have. He is in tune with you. God empathizes with you. Today’s Bible Verse:… Continue reading God Empathizes With You