The winner of my set of 3 CD’s on Finding Faith over Fear goes to… Jessica
Congrats, Jessica! Please email me with your mailing address.
I appreciate each of your comments. I have prayed for you, hurt with you, and rejoiced with you. Press on, friends. God intends for you to have a faith stronger than all your fear.
I want to share this response with you to encourage you that our God is not a God of coincidence. He is sovereign. He cares. He sees your needs and His grace is sufficient!
“Is it a shock that someone posting here would admit to having suffered through childhood, and even adulthood, without the love and appreciation of her earthly father? Not really, as your words speak to those who nurse these types of hidden wounds, searching for validation, and learning to trust in the unconditional love of Abba Father. Is it odd then that someone should mention a connection to the brain trauma story – both in physical ailment and in being asked to walk a similar spiritual path?
Many pray for miraculous healings every day, and many live with the “if there is no cure, then endure” philosophy, but how often do we remember to simply lay our burdens at the foot of the Cross? Is it even more so coincidental that the main character in your story and I share the same name?
God’s providence perhaps…
I have been diagnosed twice with brain tumors, once in 2004 – having that one removed – and then again in 2008; the current one is considered technically inoperable. And despite the pain caused by the tumor, and the seemingly unanswered prayers for healing, I am able to use this trial as an opportunity for testimony. I can’t say that every day is easy; I am very grateful for my understanding children (I am a single mom) and my loving, supportive church family. However, I know that in my weakness – and believe me, I am VERY weak! – the Lord’s strength shines through!”
Will you pray for Annie today? Perhaps leave her a word of encouragement in the comment section. I know it would bless her.
Have a wonderful weekend, friends! You are loved.