Day 188- Thankful God sees our invisible pain and illness, and He cares

I’ve lived with invisible illnesses for years, the kind that doctors write off as not worth their time, a product of stress, or something that must not exist because it does not fit into the paradigms of the general population. I’ve had hidden pain since I was 17, not including the migraines that started before… Read More Day 188- Thankful God sees our invisible pain and illness, and He cares

Day 26 – Thankful that I’m held in the Hand of the Good Shepherd

Some days just seem to be harder than others. Gray Mondays after a time change might just fall into that category. I know I had troubles getting going today. Did you? But it wasn’t a bad day. It’s days like this where I’m especially thankful that I’m held in the hand of the Good Shepherd.… Read More Day 26 – Thankful that I’m held in the Hand of the Good Shepherd

Overcoming self-pity, hurt feelings, and rejection

Today an old, unwelcome acquaintance came to visit and brought along some of his unwelcome buddies.  I’m going to call them self-pity, hurt feelings, rejection, lies, slow burn, unforgiveness, blindness, and unthankfulness. They all ganged up on me after I spent some time with a large group of people, most of whom made me feel… Read More Overcoming self-pity, hurt feelings, and rejection