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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let Hope Surround You

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One of the outcomes for any of us when we are hit by a crisis, whether it’s a health crisis or some other form of difficulty, is that we can lose hope.  Losing hope is like pulling all the shades and denying that there is still light outside. We’re surrounded by everything that only adds […]

Comfortable Faith

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I’m always amazed that there are people in the world who can do incredible things. They seem to enjoy doing skydiving or mountain climbing, or even speaking in front of a group.  They not only do those things, but they are totally comfortable doing them.  Other people have jobs that come with great responsibility. They […]