April is done and dusted. What did you get up to? I read several interesting posts – on topics ranging from the difficulty of waiting, what to do when you are not healthy enough to read the Bible, and the unexpected blessings of a mangled toenail!
Let me know what you think!
Why do we have to wait?
Who doesn’t like to receive answers or healing straight away? Yet so often we are forced to wait. And waiting is hard. This post reminded me:
- That a period of ‘waiting’ doesn’t have to be wasted time!
- God has a purpose when he calls us to wait
- Distraction from hardship isn’t always the answer
https://www.biblicalcounselingcenter.org/why-do-we-have-to-wait/ Continue reading “What I’ve been reading April 2018 (and what you’ve been reading too!)”
Hello, my name’s Emily and I’m a Skeptic.
If this sounds like a therapy group meeting, you’ll soon understand why.
But first, take a moment. Could this ‘greeting’ be applied to you?
If you’ve spent any length of time wandering around the Interwebs (Hello, Pinterest!) you know that there is no end to the suggestions, prescriptions or affirmations for people with Chronic Illness.
And I have a big admission to make.
From someone who doesn’t have a chronic illness, I sometimes find these a bit odd.
“3 postures to help with X disease.”
“The scent that will bring you peace even as you face X”
“Exercises you can do even if you have X”
At first I dismissed any such posts as ‘unnecessary’ – but now I try and approach them with humility. Why the change?
Continue reading “LTCI 3: How to balance skepticism with love”
Only a few days left of twenty-seventeen! I hope you all had a lovely, rest-filled, Hope-filled Christmas.
For those of you who didn’t, I pray you were able to cling onto the hope that one day Christmas will conquer chronic illness.
It’s time for some stats! Out of the 54 posts published this year, let me share which ones you liked the most, and then I have a huge favour to ask you…
(These do not include the introductory – But what is Watching? and the About Me pages, both of which were very popular.)
So, without further ado –
Continue reading “Twenty-Seventeen – your favourite posts”