Carrying a handful of papers, my son races into the living room. ?Mom, I need some help with my homework.?
Gingerly, I pull myself up from my usual position on the sofa. However, any movement, no matter how gentle or slight, sparks a raging fire in every joint in my body. Ankylosing Spondylitis, an autoimmune disease which hardens the spine, joints and major organs, had transformed my healthy, vibrant body to diseased mess. Pain and immobility kept me land-locked on the couch or bed most days.
Fighting back tears?not wanting him to see my pain?I pick up the papers he dropped on More >
You may not want to read this. It’s not easy-pleasy or a quick read. To be honest, I’ve wrestled with Galatians 3 and 4 for the past week, wondering what to write and how to write it. You may get mad at me and never come back. But, I must be faithful to what the Bible says. I realize my audience is generally for people enduring tough times and encouragement is my primary purpose. However, these two chapters don’t really fit into that mold, so rather than make something “fit” my audience, I’ll just teach it as it plainly is. More >