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we have no control of where or how the storms come in our lives. It may barrel straight through or slow and pass by.
I stood there confused before our two boys as they each wove their own tale about what caused their most recent altercation.
It's easy as a church member to become judgmental when someone begins missing church too often. But many times there is good reason for their absence. I'd love for you to read Shona Smith's letter below. I met Shona through a mutual blogger who featured her a few weeks ago. Read Out of Sight, Out … Continue reading “What Happened to your Faith? I seldom see you at Church.”
I lack the words to tell you the effect this weekend has had on me. I went to visit my dear friend, Debra at the nursing home. She is fighting Stage 4 Brain Cancer. Besides the chemotherapy and some kind of radiation cap that she had to wear all the time, Debra has had two … Continue reading Cancer: What Can a Friend Do?
Once you get your pain managed, volunteering is a way to get out a bit and feel like you are making a contribution to society
fatigue is the second most common symptom for fibromyalgia sufferers. Many times those diagnosed with fibromyalgia will also be diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome.
image provided for Sarah Beckman There's nothing like reading a book that you wish you had earlier but then realizing the Lord directed you to survive in the very way the author has suggested. That's what I found in Sarah Beckman's book, Hope for the Hard Places. That is exactly what happened to me. Our … Continue reading How to Find Hope in the Hard Places
When I'm working out- I also work out my mind. I work out the hurt and the pain these last years have brought in my life. I workout forgiveness toward myself- for unhealthy coping mechanisms that kept me stuck for so long. I workout experiencing those low points and how now I have a deeper … Continue reading Working out My Hurts and Pain
Q: What Other Fibromyalgia Symptoms do you have besides the Pain? There are so many fibromyalgia symptoms and they can come and go. Look for these and others, especially when they come in multiples. According to Patient Education Booklet from Mayo Clinic " Fibromyalgia: The Road to Wellness", symptoms of fibromyalgia include: Widespread pain Fatigue … Continue reading SYMPTOMS TO LOOK FOR WHEN YOU SUSPECT FIBROMYALGIA