QUICK UPDATE

Some of you know my saga since being in CCU New Years weekend. My family now tells me they thought I was dying. My Sodium level was 126, which means my brain was really in trouble. I became a complete invalid in the weeks that followed. my muscles completely collapsed in the hospital twice (4 […]

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SUFFERING FAILURE AND LOW ESTEEM

Do you have heroes?  Someone you really respect?  Are there people who have been role models in your life?  Probably.  These are the people who have helped shape our lives.  Now turn it around and think about your life.  Have you been a role model for other people?  Either way, it very difficult to see someone like that […]

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IS IT WORTH IT?

POWER PERFECTED IN WEAKNESS! My experience. . . Started New Years weekend in The CRITICAL CARE UNIT.   Long story!  Then I had three more hospitalizations.  Long story! The main goal was getting the retuxin infusions every week in January.  You wouldn’t believe the spiritual opposition every week. Long story!  GOD still knows what He’s […]

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HAVING A SAD CHRISTMAS?

WHY ME? It’s very hard to understand why we suffer no matter what kind of things bring sadness into our lives.  Maybe exploring  the basics below will help.   SUFFERING! IS IT GOD’S WILL? There are answers from Scripture, from others and you may not believe it but your own experience. The very act of […]

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GOD IS SOOO GOOD! ! !

See how prayer works! The intense nearly unbearable pain of correcting the original surgery is over.  As always, I praise God for bringing me through to this point.  The doctor did a fantastic job on the eye lift.  It looks great! I’m listening to deep old hymn “What Wonderous Love Is This” by Fernando  Ortega. […]

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BRING YOU UP TO DATE

SUFFERING CAN MAKE YOU BETTER OR IT CAN MAKE YOU BITTER Monday I posted an uplifting exercise about thankfulness in my three Myositis support groups.  The thing is. . . I needed those exercises myself.  So, here they are… Thankfulness is a transforming attitude. Paul opens the letter thankfulness for their faith. This puts it […]

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A Purpose for Suffering – Comforting Other People

MOTTO:  Suffering can make you better or it can make you bitter. Remember our goal of transformation through suffering!  “Transforming Suffering” looks at how suffering can raise us to a new level of awareness, thinking, compassion, understanding, spirituality and most importantly LOVE. Or, we can choose to sink into bitterness, anger, resentment and depression. But […]

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GOD’S GRACE AND SUFFERING – WHAT? WHAT?

What are you going through today?  Are you in physical pain? Have just received devastating news? Has the bottom fallen out from under you? Help us on the way! No wait. . . Help is HERE! I love how God works in us no matter what is happening. Another trip to the E.R. this week. […]

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Suffering – Obnoxious people

Please click on “read More” to get the whole article. UPDATE: After a disastrous sleep study about ten days ago, I am finally recovering. The polymyositis affects my lungs. The muscles get too weak to work the lungs properly. That’s why I must have a BiPap to sleep at night. It did not happen. And […]

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JUST A QUICK NOTE . . .  

Hopefully, there will be weekly posting, unless I’m in the hospital, in which case Chris will keep you informed.  

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