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Lessons From Job Wednesday Writings

Lessons from Job: Why Do We Suffer?

Why do we suffer?  This is a question that every one of us asks at some point in our lives, whether in the face of our own suffering or the suffering of someone we love. Job asked it after he suddenly and (seemingly) unfairly lost his possessions, his children, and his health (Job 23:1-7). Why […]

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Embracing Chronic Illness, Part 3

In Part 1, I shared what God has been teaching me about embracing my health limitations and living my life to the fullest. Part 2 continued the theme with a challenge to, like God, value the journey just as much as–if not more than–the destination. Both parts mentioned letting go of the map we’ve designed […]

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Embracing Chronic Illness, Part 2

Last week I shared with you what God has been teaching me about embracing the limitations of my health struggles. Particularly from the book of Ecclesiastes, He showed me that life is meant to be fully lived wherever you are, whether you’re healthy or not.  And I have learned, both from Scripture and from experience, […]

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Embracing Chronic Illness, Part 1

What does it mean when the same theme shows up from unrelated sources in unrelated ways several times in less than a week? It means God’s trying to teach you something. This happened to me just a couple of weeks ago. Let me count for you the ways God brought a theme to my attention: […]