Category Archives: coping with sickness

Cancer is tough to live with, but God makes a way

These days, it seems like everyone knows someone who has been afflicted with some kind of cancer.  My 90 plus year old father-in-law has had a slow-growing prostate cancer for years that fairly recently metastasized to his spine.  He is … Continue reading

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When life gets tough, God gives you scriptures to live by

No doubt about it, life can get very tough.  You can become ill, lose your job, lose your home or lose your precious feeling of being safe.  Seems like you are always in crisis mode.  It’s at times like these … Continue reading

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Being sick is tough, but God makes a way, #3

Some have indeed been blessed to be commissioned like Jesus was in the ways listed in Luke 4:18.  What a joy it is to be God’s instrument of release and healing in this way!  You could be sick, brokenhearted and … Continue reading

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Being sick is tough, but God makes a way, #2

Sickness brings pain, suffering and loneliness. Because you may believe your experience is unique, you may believe no one understands what you are going through.  Do you know that’s not true?  God has given the gift of compassion to many, … Continue reading

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Being sick is tough, but God makes a way

David knew what it was to wait for God’s timing in his life.  Even though he was anointed king to succeed Saul, it was many trouble-filled years later before God made it happen.  David knew what it was like to … Continue reading

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