Psalm 37:7a AMP Be still before the Lord; wait patiently for Him and entrust yourself to Him David knew how to rest as evidenced by his word choice in Psalm 37. The word rest in these verses from Psalm 37 is an active verb. An active verb meaning that the descriptors of deliberate, defining, and with destination areContinue reading “Rest”
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Sarah – part 3
If you’d like to read the first two parts of this series, please click on the links below: https://soulscientistblog.com/2023/03/11/letters-to-sarah/ https://soulscientistblog.com/2023/05/11/sarah-part-2/ Joshua 1:9 ERV Remember that I [Have I not…?] commanded you to be strong and ·brave [courageous; resolute]. Don’t be afraid or ·discouraged [dismayed], because the Lord your God will be with you ·everywhere you go [or in all you do].” 1 ChroniclesContinue reading “Sarah – part 3”
Sarah part 2
Like with part 1 of Letters to Sarah, this is another excerpt from a forthcoming book on living well in suffering. Please stay tuned for more excerpts to follow from this. In case you missed part 1 of this series, here’s the link for it: https://soulscientistblog.com/2023/03/11/letters-to-sarah/ Psalm 9:10 AMPC And they who know Your nameContinue reading “Sarah part 2”
Has your life been split apart by suffering?
Letters to Sarah
Today’s post is part 1 of a series which will be compiled into a companion book to work alongside “Nevertheless: Finding Hope in Suffering”. This series is made up of actual letters to a dear friend named Sarah who is seeking to thrive in her life despite chronic illness. “Letters to Sarah” is intended toContinue reading “Letters to Sarah”
in need of hope? me too.
Your help needed
Psalm 107:2 “Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story” Dear Friends, Your help is needed, please and thank you! I’ve just received a grant to write a book and make a series of videos on finding hope in God while living in the hard place of suffering. (Yes, I’m amazed about this opportunity!Continue reading “Your help needed”
Have you ever written an obituary for yourself?
click on link below for podcast: https://anchor.fm/beth-madison/episodes/Tired-e1j0c32 2 Thessalonians 3:13 NIV And as for you, brothers, never tire of doing what is right.: I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a bad patient. Not so much from complaining but from refusing to go to the doctor or follow the directions for rest. Therefore, IContinue reading “Tired”
Giving grace, not guilt
Patient Advocacy Post 7 podcast link below: https://anchor.fm/beth-madison/episodes/Giving-grace–not-guilt-e1e8ijh “Comparison is the thief of joy” (T. Roosevelt) This is a post I’ve been thinking on for some time now…it’s a hard one for me to write and (maybe) for you to read (or hear). But I think it’s one that will be helpful for both ofContinue reading “Giving grace, not guilt”