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A Stroke Survivor’s Gratitude List

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There’s something about surviving a crisis of health, especially when it blindsides you and reminds you that you have no real control over your life, that also makes you grateful. As a stroke survivor, I suspect you know exactly what I mean. You may still be in recovery mode, and most of us will be […]

People Need People

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One of the common threads that runs through every culture and nearly every family is the understanding that we all need each other. We may think that we can manage the world all alone, or that we can achieve some sense of greatness by ourselves, but that is not the truth. God put us together […]

Because of Who He Is!

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Having a stroke is a serious thing! There are times when I have wondered why I am still alive, or why I recovered as well as I did. It could have gone some other way and I recognize that. There were many times after I first came out of the induced coma, when I wondered […]

Difficult, But Not Impossible!

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I suspect that anyone who has suffered a stroke or some other crisis of health will have a lot of stories of how difficult it was to get through those days. I remember a time when I would have said that difficult wasn’t even the right word to describe how I felt. Everything loomed ahead […]

Prayer Power

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When you experience any kind of health crisis, but especially one like a stroke where you spend months in rehabilitation before you see the progress you’re hoping for, your spirits can sag. You can start to wonder if prayer really works, or if God has the power to heal you. The One who spoke the […]