Tag: pain

Grander Views in the Middle of Pain

We all need grand view reminders, so that when life is at its hardest we see God is bigger and so capable of bringing us through.

Emptying the Ex-Box

Zechariah 7: 9“Thus has the LORD of hosts said, ‘Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother; 10 and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against…

Testimony Tuesday: Favoring Our Wounds is Getting in the Way of Healing

2 Samuel 19: 4 The king covered his face and cried out with a loud voice, “O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!” Are you favoring your wounds? Today I began physical therapy and as the therapist began checking my range of motion…

Testimony Tuesday: Let Pain Sing

When I unlatch the cage around my heart,and pull out the throbbing pain within, I am surprised to find a small trembling bird, waiting for the strength of release.

Thankful Thursdays: Taking a Praise Shower on Friday

Psalm 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. This morning I was an explosion waiting to happen. Just light the fuse and shrapnel everywhere! Yet another night of pain and not sleeping….

Testimony Tuesday: The Relationship between Pain and our Spiritual Health

In a previous post on perseverance I spoke about pain as a necessity so that we pay attention, change, and care for our bodies. Some of us, have pain that goes above and beyond the norm. I just found out that my discs are deteriorating and…

I Write Because . . .

. . .Sand should be squished between toes and the ocean caught in cockle shells. . . .Children’s laughter begs even the soberest of lips to curl into a smile. . . .Pain digs into my heart And I refuse to hold it in….