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Chronic Illness: Seeking Answers

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The process of getting a diagnosis for some illnesses can be fairly straightforward. But for some it can take years of testing and perseverance. Some lupus patients I know went 5+ years before their doctors determined the reason for their […]

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Chronic Illness: Faith and the Future
Fifty years ago, or perhaps even less, someone with a diagnosis of lupus could not expect a "normal"  lifespan. There was so little understanding of the disease, and few ways to treat the symptoms and flares, proctively or otherwise. Today is a bit of a different story, as it is for other chroni

posted 7:20:33pm Jul. 12, 2014 | read full post »

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 »


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