Day 51 – God Empathizes with You

Learning to deal with a chronic illness understands that Jesus cares. The God who created the heavens and the Earth empathizes with you. When dealing with a chronic illness, there are times when we feel no one understands or cares. There is hope. We are not alone.  Jesus cares. In fact, he shares sympathy with… Continue reading Day 51 – God Empathizes with You

Day 50 – God Has Not Forgotten Me

Learning to deal with a chronic illness understands that despite the disease God has not forgotten me. Even when we have a chronic illness, God still loves us and does not forget us. Bible Verse Romans 8:35 (KJV), “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine,… Continue reading Day 50 – God Has Not Forgotten Me

Day 49 – Suffering is Not a Result of Punishment

Learning to deal with a chronic illness is understanding that chronic disease is not a punishment from God. When suffering from chronic pain or illness, it is not uncommon to ask, “why me?” Never forget that our chronic disease and suffering is not a punishment from God though sometimes the chronic illness is a result… Continue reading Day 49 – Suffering is Not a Result of Punishment

Day 48 – Suffering in Unavoidable and Universal

Learning to deal with a chronic illness is learning the truth that suffering in unavoidable and universal. Every person will experience suffering at some time in their life. Today’s Bible Verse: Acts 14:22 (KJV), “Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation… Continue reading Day 48 – Suffering in Unavoidable and Universal

Day 47 – Don’t Lose Hope

When dealing with a chronic illness, it is normal to feel hopeless and helpless. It is not okay to lose hope. Today’s Bible Verse: John 11:40 (KJV), “Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?” What the Verse Means: It is not… Continue reading Day 47 – Don’t Lose Hope

Day 46 – It’s Okay Not to Understand Why

When learning to deal with a chronic illness, it is okay not to understand why this is happening to you. I know today’s verse is like yesterday’s Scripture. I chose it to help emphasize how not understanding causes us to rely on and to trust God. Today’s Bible Verse: Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV), “For my thoughts are not… Continue reading Day 46 – It’s Okay Not to Understand Why

Day 45 – It’s Okay to Ask “Why?”

When learning to deal with a chronic illness, it is okay to ask God “Why is this happening to me?” It is normal to question why and ask why me Lord. Today’s Bible Verse: Psalm 42:9a (KJV), “I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? What the Verse Means: Asking God… Continue reading Day 45 – It’s Okay to Ask “Why?”