?You just need a miracle,? my friend observed.
I didn?t argue with her. My life was a shell of existence, confined to bed because of a painful autoimmune disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis. My body refused to work properly, relentlessly wracked with pain and fatigue. Walking, standing, and even sitting, were complicated tasks that literally took my breath away. At the age of thirty-five I had the body of a crippled elderly woman. It was quite depressing.
Yet, in the midst of that desperate suffering, I knew I wasn?t alone. The Lord encouraged me in various ways.
One Sunday at church, during a time More >
Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, but I’m still thinking about all Jesus has done for me. Just over a year ago I was suffering horrible pain and could hardly walk. But in the span of one year, the Lord has transformed my life, yet again. As I lay in my bed last night, drifting off to sleep, I thought of all the blessings God has granted me:
- Physical relief–The most dramatic part of this year has been my restored health. The Lord has given me a break from the constant pain and has allowed me to walk again. I More >
Just in case you missed my recent radio interview with host Jim Norman of Wise People Radio, here is the link:
I look forward to hearing your comments! With Christ’s Comfort,Carrie
Ominously, the nurse walked into the room carrying a syringe. This time it wasn?t for me. It was for my youngest daughter sick with strep throat. Rather than struggle for the next seven days and coax her to swallow icky medicine, I opted for a one-time shot of penicillin.
However, she didn?t see the wisdom in that decision. As soon as she saw the needle, tears began to flow. I attempted to rationalize with her and prepare her for the shot, but it didn?t help. Hysterical crying ensued.
The worst moment arrived?the wrestling match. With terror in her eyes, my child fought More >
Meet my friend Jessie Corse. We both attend the same church in Texas and we’ve gotten to know each other through women’s Bible study. Jessie recently started a blog and asked me to guest post at This Blessed Nest . I hope you’ll take a moment to stop by and leave a few comments.
ARE YOU STRUGGLING IN YOUR PERSONAL BIBLE STUDY TIME?
Several of you responded to my last post about the Bible study I’m doing in my home. Since most of you live out of state, I’ve decided to teach the same material via my blog. It’s More >
I’m THRILLED to share with you how God is working in my life this week! My story is published in June’s edition of Dallas Christian Family Magazine! If you are in the DFW area, you can get a copy in print at multiple locations throughout the metroplex, or you can access the article online at http://www.dfwchristianfamily.com/dev/testimony/ .WOMEN’S EVENT COMING UP?
Ladies, are you busy planning for 2010/2011 women’s events? I’m currently working on my speaking calendar and would love to partner with your group in sharing the hope of Christ. Please contact me at Carrie@comfortandcompassion.com and I will work hard to help you create a fabulous More >