Tag Archives | chronic illness

Tools and Treasures #fiveminutefriday

The origin of the word ‘provide’ gives us a different perspective on the word – before-seeing, or foresight. The God who provides is the God who sees ahead. We couldn’t anticipate our circumstances, nor what we would need. Alongside our scrabbling around to get the help we needed, we also found unexpected supplies to help us on the way. 

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To the One Bruised by Church (at Off the Page)

I started to wonder: can we reframe our experiences in the wilderness? Rather than being a curse, what if spiritual wilderness is a strange blessing?

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On Overcoming and Chronic Illness

It’s not a battle: it’s losing your foothold and swirling beneath the waves. You cannot overcome when the hard times come; you are overcome.

This is our reality. But it is not the only story.

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Cure vs Healing – the Mudroom

So often as Christians we want to run in with a cure – for sick people, and the world at large – but we are called to the slower work of healing.

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When Your Prayer Doesn’t Heal Me (She Loves)

Healing prayer can be really hard emotionally for those with chronic illness receiving prayer.
Why? When the healing doesn’t happen we want someone to blame.

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