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Do you struggle with chronic pain? If so you are not alone.

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April 3, 2020 |
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I broke down in tears the first time I read the Spoon Theory of Chronic Illness in 2013. Because of a rare brain disease, I’d just lost my job, I was a fraction of the wife and mother I used to be, and all I knew was migraines and fear

But I looked fine, so people didn’t understand why I was falling apart. Prescriptions numbed my brain more than the pain, so every attempt to explain myself only ended in tears. 

But the Spoon Theory of Chronic Illness gave my desperation a voice. Finally,  my family understood the need to balance my activity level like a welfare budget.

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Grace and Truth

Grace & Truth for Chronic Pain Warriors

Are you laying in defeat in a fight against chronic pain or are you standing in the strength of Christ in you? Find inspiration in an interview with a chronic pain warrior in today's Grace & Truth. …

February 28, 2020
Jesus died on the cross and what that means to me

Jesus Died On The Cross and What That Means To Me

Jesus died on the cross for our sins. Heather Hart was at church one Sunday when she realized just how much pain He endured for us, and just how little she was willing to suffer to worship Him in return...…

December 2, 2019
Relatable

What You Need To Know About Relatable Memes and Moments

Relatable memes. We’ve probably all seen them. I saw one earlier this week that said, “Not to brag or anything, but I can forget what I’m doing while I’m doing it.” And, yeah, true story. In fact, I was talking to a friend earlier…

October 30, 2019
Fighting fear with Jesus

Looking to Jesus & Resting In His Embrace

You've hear the story about Peter walking on water, probably more times that you can count. It's inspiring, we get that. But what about when you're really sinking beneath the waves? …

September 30, 2019
Grace and Truth

Grace and Truth For Questions Like “Are You Okay?”

Are you okay? How are you doing today? How’s it going? These are questions we get asked on a regular basis. Or at least we do in my neck of the woods. And 90% of the time, they are asked because people really want…

June 21, 2019

Christmas is Coming

It was a couple of years ago on Christmas eve… I felt a sense of panic rising within. Christmas was tomorrow, and mentally, I wasn’t even ready for Thanksgiving. The holiday season had come and gone, and I felt like I was grasping at…

November 15, 2018
Praying together

How To Form Your Own Prayer Circle (& why you should)

I truly believe that there is power in prayer. And I believe that prayer is multiplied when Christians come together to pray. The book of Matthew records Jesus saying, “If two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done…

July 26, 2018
Hope for When You Feel Like Giving Up On Life

Hope For When You Feel Like Giving Up On Life

I was ready to give up. My head hurts so bad. I started counting the cost. Not just the cost, but the worth. I begged the hospital staff to let me go because my family needed me. But then I got home and my…

February 15, 2018

The Unexpected Power of Prayer (& my bitter heart)

“Pray for us?” She asked so expectantly, detailing a little bit of what was going on in their lives. She said she asked because she knew I would. And she was right, but I still felt a little bit miffed. This was like the…

January 18, 2018
I don't need a miracle, just give me Jesus

Seriously, I Don’t Need A Miracle, I Just Need Jesus

I have been suffering these migraines for over six months now. It’s rough to say the least. There are days when I can barely get out of bed. I know my children are feeling the strain. They are worried about their mom. Over the…

January 4, 2018
Praying for Answers

Finding My Answers In Jesus

This past summer was rough for me. Not just the normal summer struggles, but I spent a couple weeks in the hospital and the remainder of the summer recuperating. Just when I thought I was as good as new, I over did it and…

October 2, 2017