Living with chronic illness is tough. It is draining and frustrating. When your pain level is high, it is hard to feel grateful. Personally I have found that if I turn my focus to the smallest of positives my mindset starts to change. Before long my pain level drops. Having a grateful heart allows usContinue reading “A grateful heart”
Take the time to enjoy all of God’s miracles. They are all around if you just cease the opportunity to look around. How often do you get to see a hummingbird perched in a tree? (Note- I took this photo in my backyard yesterday morning) Whether you are dealing with chronic illness, being overwhelmed, orContinue reading “Take a moment”
H-Honesty Hope helps us stay honest with ourselves. Where there is a negative thought there are even more positive ones to help us focus on the truth of who we really are so that we can get back up, keep moving forward and tell a better story. O-Opportunity Hope always provides opportunity for us toContinue reading “What hope provides”
It is easy to lose hope and find all the things I still cannot do. Waking up every day in pain doesn’t help. Almost two years ago I had a very dear friend and pastor lay hands on me. He told me that my legs were already being healed and to believe. So, although itContinue reading “I will continue to believe”
Defeating the bridge! Three weeks ago when staying here I could not walk over the bridge without my husband helping me. With practice, lots of prayer, walking and exercise I have built strength and now I can get over the bridge on my own using my LifeGlider.