Growing Pains ~ Fibromyalgia?

Back in the day, they called it growing pains. Well, I had enough growing pains to be ten feet tall. But there was never any evidence of a problem, just pain after exertion. Several times during the 5th and 6th grade, I had excruciating chest pain. This pain took my breath away and felt like I… Continue reading Growing Pains ~ Fibromyalgia?


5 Things I Wish People Knew About Fibromyalgia

It’s Fibromyalgia Awareness Day! Today we want our friends and family to understand a little bit better about the struggle of this invisible disease. I’ve not been able to write much on Fibromyalgia lately, but this month I am sharing some posts from my Fibro Friends. Donna suffers from Lime Disease, Fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue. She… Continue reading 5 Things I Wish People Knew About Fibromyalgia


Fibromyalgia Awareness & Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Fibro Mom With Mother’s Day approaching, I thought I would write a post about what you could get for your Fibro Warrior Mom. Then the Chronic Mom posted this and I figure … My work is done. Shelley hit the nail on the head with her post so since… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness & Mother’s Day


Fibromyalgia Awareness Post #3

May 12 is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. Fibromyalgia is an invisible disease meaning that to look at me, you wouldn’t know that I am sick. Presently doctors do not know the cause, therefore, they are only able to treat the symptoms and that not well. Some doctors don’t even think it is a disease. Some say you… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness Post #3

A Word of Encouragement · fmf · Hymns

I Sing Because I’m Happy and Free

Today’s post is inspired by Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday prompt, “Sing”. So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace. These… Continue reading I Sing Because I’m Happy and Free

A Word of Encouragement · Link Ups

God’s Comfort Makes us Comfort – Able

He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.  When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. 2 Corinthians 1:4 (NLT)       Been There, Done That My husband is the most amazing servant of God when it comes to comforting… Continue reading God’s Comfort Makes us Comfort – Able

A Word of Encouragement · My Spiritual Walk

A Different Kind of Easter

Easter, for me, has always been a great day of celebration. A day of basking in the joy of the resurrection. But this year, it was different. You see, life has changed a lot for our family recently. Easter 2015, my husband was pastoring a church as he had been for nearly 40 years. Our… Continue reading A Different Kind of Easter

fmf · Hymns · Link Ups

My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

I’m joining Kate Motaung and my friends at Five Minute Fridays to write on a particular prompt for five minutes. In my effort to re-introduce old hymns to my readers, I like to find a hymn that uses the prompt of the week.This week’s prompt: ENOUGH! Also linking up with Suzanne Eller and Living Free….… Continue reading My Faith Has Found a Resting Place