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Word Play: How Do You Say, “Pain?”

posted by mpratt

“Ouch!” “Eeeee!!!”  “Ow!”  “Oooh…” You may or may not find these words in your favorite dictionnary, but if you live with chronic pain, you’ll probably have used them or others to describe how a particular pang, ache, or jab feels. […]

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Chronic illness: If you think you cannot believe
I've said many times that I cannot imagine facing my health challenges without faith. Many other people I know feel the same way; they rely on God throughout every trial, and every praiseful moment, too. But, what if you cannot believe? Or, more to the point, what if you think you cannot believe

posted 7:07:56pm Jul. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Prayer for When You See the Storm Coming
Some storms hit us without warning, and they can be devastating, to be sure. But when we see the storms looming, coming at us, even before we feel their physical effects, we can sense

posted 7:01:21pm Jul. 08, 2014 | read full post »

To Be Encouraged, Encourage Someone Else
Time and again, I've seen the amazing transformation in someone who is deeply suffering (whether with pain, illness, or other pressures), when they receive a kind, uplifting, or unexpectedly positive remark from someone else. Part of this is, I think, because kindness is fundamentally, well, kind,

posted 6:46:21pm Jul. 06, 2014 | read full post »

Happy Independence Day!
Happy Independence Day - and Independence Day Weekend! I hope you enjoy your celebration, however you manage to commemorate the day. This year, I have been reflecting on the c

posted 12:41:37am Jul. 04, 2014 | read full post »

Chronic Illness: History Matters
During this week of celebrating our nation's independence, we hear a lot about the importance of history.  Learning about the past is one of my favorite things; from an early age, I have enjoyed reading historical topics, learning about people who lived years ago, and even visiting historic sites.

posted 12:28:41am Jul. 03, 2014 | read full post »


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