Psalm 13 for the Chronic Sufferer

Joni Earickson Tada once said that “Heartache forces us to embrace God out of desparate, urgent need. God is never closer than when your heart is aching.” For the chronic sufferer heartache and desperation are at times very familiar friends. Chronic suffering that sees no light at the end of the tunnel has a way…

Do you talk to yourself?

I’m lying in bed early in the morning as the sun creeps through the blinds. My eyes flutter open, and at first there is a kind of calm and peaceful feeling as the new day begins. Then , something happens. With very little effort, thoughts begin to pop into my head, and I begin to…