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A Study in Lamentations 3 Wednesday Writings

Broken, Grieving, Hopeful, Praying: Lamentations 3 for the Chronically Ill, Part 4

Over the past three weeks, we’ve studied Jeremiah’s personal lament over Jerusalem’s destruction and Israel’s captivity, his intentional journey from hopeless to hopeful, and his humble introspection and call to repentance. This week we look at the rest of Jeremiah’s lament and some general considerations for us in chronic illness. Note: I studied this section […]

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Wednesday Writings

Lessons From Narnia: A Prince, a Horn, and Answered Prayer

Last week I shared some themes that encouraged me from The Horse and His Boy, book two in C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia. This week I’d like to discuss some thoughts on prayer based on my reading of the next book in the series, Prince Caspian. Note: as I said before, these books are […]

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Women in the Valley

Women in the Valley: Oksana’s Story, Part III

Thank you, Oksana, for sharing the rest of your story with us! (Two weeks ago we published Part 1, and last week we published Part 2.) What Scriptures spoke to you in your times of need? At that time of my wilderness, there were a lot of Scripture messages that helped me and God used […]

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Women in the Valley

Women in the Valley: Oksana’s Story, Part II

Thank you, Oksana, for sharing more of your story with us! (Click here to read Part 1.) What did God teach you in your valley of chronic illness? That time was very hard for me. I call it my wandering in the wilderness, because I truly loved God, and I truly wanted to serve Him, […]