Welcome to the second interview on Faith Through Illness. In this series we will meet a variety of Christians from around the world, people who all struggle with different chronic conditions.
We will hear from them how their faith has been affected by their health and how the Lord gets them through it. Their struggles and their victories.
I hope you will find these stories as encouraging as I do!
Today I'm sharing Jennifer's journey of faith. She has a great blog called "The Frozen Mind" where she writes about life with chronic illness, more specifically migraines, she shares her faith, favourite books and more!
Welcome to the first interview in a new series called Faith Through Illness. I hope you will find these stories to be encouraging and a blessing. I know I am loving each one that arrives in my inbox and I cannot wait to share them with you!
Today I'm sharing Nicole's beautiful journey of faith. She has a lovely blog called "Becoming Babycorn" where she writes about a wide range of topics including art, health, relationships and religion among other things. Do go visit her site and leave some comment love!
This verse is often misinterpreted and then people are discouraged and think God doesn’t keep His word.
It’s not saying God is a genie and will grant all your wishes, whatever they are, we know that not everything we lust after in this life is in alignment with God’s will or even part of the path He would like us to be on. I know my own desires were far from godly before I gave my life to Christ and our flesh will always crave things that aren’t good for us. That’s part of the human nature since our separation from God through disobedience in the Garden of Eden… it’s in our DNA now, we all have a hard time fighting our own nature.
That is the beauty of salvation through Christ, lives changed, character changed, desires changed – by Him, not by our own might.Continue reading
I absolutely believe that we are safer with God in any storm than we would be anywhere else without Him.
It’s hard when you focus on the pain and suffering in this world or even your own personal trials to remember that this is just a fraction of eternity. This will eventually pass, it is only a temporary part of your life.
Keeping the eternal perspective allows you to see how small and temporary every trial is in the larger picture.
That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t hurt or doesn’t scare you or make you feel helpless at times. It just means that you will never lose hope because you know that this too shall pass.
There have been a few occasions since the onset of my ME/CFS that I have broken down from frustration and utter physical weakness. I’ve even had a few panic attacks, and every time I have a breakdown or meltdown, I remember the first one because it was incredible.Continue reading
When living with a chronic illness, whether it’s a physiological or psychological condition, it is common to start doubting yourself. Your confidence dwindles as you lose the ability to function the way you once did. You might start to feel useless, helpless and hopeless, but there is so much you can still offer the world!
You have overcome so much already. Every day you wake up is a new victory and a clean page in your story on which you can write the next chapter. You’re brave and strong. Things that healthy people take for granted; their mental clarity, their energy, their physical strength – you fight for every little bit of it that you can find just to get through each day!Continue reading