Fruitful Valleys

08. February 2018 Blog Posts 8
In my childhood, it was reserved for the back of funeral cards. Over the past 26 months, the 23rd psalm has breathed life-giving comfort into me. Especially the part about being in the valley. Since first hearing the words “heart failure,” my husband and I have felt as if we’ve bought a house in the ...

Control Crisis

06. February 2018 Blog Posts 5
For all of us, days come when it feels as if God breaks your heart….a divorce request you didn’t see coming, the sudden death of your seemingly healthy child, the layoff you feared but could never prepare for.  All of these tragedies share something with a horrible personal medical diagnosis: loss of control. If you’ve ...

My Story is His Story

01. February 2018 Blog Posts 12
I should have started this blog months ago, years ago even, when I first became ill. But as in all of life, we don’t always realize we’re in the middle of something big right away. Sometimes never, actually. But 26 months into my diagnosis, I realize now how God has walked through this with me, ...