A Word of Encouragement · fmf

Time to Slow ~ STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN

It’s Friday. Time for another Five Minute Friday with my friends. Today’s Prompt: SLOW Matthew 11:28-30 NLT Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you… Continue reading Time to Slow ~ STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN

fmf · Hymns

I Boast in my Weakness ~ In Christ I Am Strong

  2 Corinthians 12:9-10 (NLT) Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and… Continue reading I Boast in my Weakness ~ In Christ I Am Strong

Fibromyalgia

Eight -No Ten- Tips to Help You Relax

Fatigue and stress are central to the issues of fibromyalgia. We’ve talked about getting a restorative rest. Sometimes, getting restorative rest has a lot to do with learning to relax. It’s a tough one for me. Just today, I was at the doctor checking out some foot pain. He kept telling me to relax my… Continue reading Eight -No Ten- Tips to Help You Relax

fmf · Hymns

Breathe on Me, Breath of God

 Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person. Genesis 2:7 Then he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:22 Let everything that breathes sing praises to the Lord! Praise… Continue reading Breathe on Me, Breath of God

A Word of Encouragement · Book Reviews · My Spiritual Walk

Finding A Priceless Love

Psalm 36:7 “How priceless is your unfailing love, O God. People take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.“ God’s Love: PRICELESS As I read this chapter, I was reminded of the Master card commercial that I have posted above. The ad says to me, “It’s not the purchases that are valuable but the response… Continue reading Finding A Priceless Love

Fibromyalgia · Health

Exercise ~ The Impossible Dream, Part 2

Exercise ~ Gentle movements, Part 2 We’ve been talking about that impossible dream for fibromyalgia sufferers: exercise  Gentle movement is what we are looking for here. Forget the old adage “No Pain, No Gain”. We do not want to add pain, we want to just get the muscles moving again. Did you see the previous… Continue reading Exercise ~ The Impossible Dream, Part 2

A Word of Encouragement

How to Survive Valentine’s Day Without a Valentine

So, it’s February again.   …and many of you are. According to the 2014 census, 48% of Americans over 16 are single. That means there are a lot of you out there that would like to think about something other than Valentine’s Day. But to no avail. It’s being forced on you in nearly every… Continue reading How to Survive Valentine’s Day Without a Valentine

Fibromyalgia

Exercise ~ The Impossible Dream for Fibro Warriors

Fibromyalgia & Exercise Last week, we looked at getting a restorative sleep, so let’s talk next about the impossible dream … exercise.  ugh!  Tweet You’ve probably heard the success stories about people with fibromyalgia running a marathon. Doesn’t it just make you want to burst out in laughter? Right, I can’t even walk to the mailbox… Continue reading Exercise ~ The Impossible Dream for Fibro Warriors