Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: pain

Reaching Out in Pain to the Hem of His Garment

Today, I’m honoured to introduce you to my friend Dr. Michelle Bengtson. She is a hope concierge! Whether as a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, host of the award-winning podcast Your Hope Filled Perspective, or the author of several award-winning books including Hope Prevails and Breaking Anxiety’s Grip, her passion is to share hope and encouragement with others…. [ read more ]

Is There Purpose for Our Pain?

  is a well-known promise for Christ’s followers: “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.”   When bad stuff happens to us or when life takes an unexpected (and sometimes unwelcome) turn, we recall this… [ read more ]

Be Still

My youngest daughter has befriended a woman in a nursing home, visiting her on a weekly basis for the past few months. Last week I had the privilege of meeting her. Unlike the other residents, this woman – a single mom of a 19-year-old son – is in her early 40s. Her body is gnarled… [ read more ]

Perspective on Pain

suff One of my Power for Living interviews was with a gal named Jan Turner. Amazing woman.  Years ago she contracted pneumococcal pneumonia. Her body struggled to survive by shutting down blood flow to her extremities. Gangrene set in, and she had to undergo a quadruple amputation. A single mom with two adopted sons, Jan… [ read more ]