fmf · Hymns

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus Turn your eyes upon Jesus Look full in His wonderful face And the things of earth will grow strangely dim In the light of His glory and grace   After a prompt from Five Minute Friday, my thoughts went directly to an old hymn favorite, Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus. I… Continue reading Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Book Reviews · Praying the Scriptures

Book Review: Praying Psalm 91

31 Days of Praying Psalm 91 Wow!  I just finished Susan Chamberlain Shipe’s new book 31 Days of Praying Psalm 91. She sent it to me to review so I began reading it but I wasn’t too far into it before I decided I should be praying the book over my family. And so I… Continue reading Book Review: Praying Psalm 91

Fibromyalgia · Health

Facing Depression and Anxiety

Many people who suffer from fibromyalgia, also suffer from depression and anxiety. So this week, I have asked my friend Jess Bongiorno to share about the topic. If you have been following this blog for a while, you may remember that she had written encouraging words before about facing depression. I think these Letters to… Continue reading Facing Depression and Anxiety

Fibromyalgia

Fibro Friend ~ How Are Your Finances Holding Out?

Are your Finances holding out? This is a question that most friends and family never think to ask, “How are your finances?” It’s a little personal and maybe that is why no one asks but the truth is that sickness can take a big toll on anyone’s finances no matter how much insurance you have.… Continue reading Fibro Friend ~ How Are Your Finances Holding Out?

A Word of Encouragement

Letters to Friends ~ How Are You Doing Since Your Diagnosis?

    It’s time for another Letter to Friends! Right after diagnosis, is probably the best time to share with your friends about fibromyalgia and how it affects you. Mainly because our world is so fast-paced, people will quickly forget that you have a health issue at all, especially when it comes to fibro and… Continue reading Letters to Friends ~ How Are You Doing Since Your Diagnosis?

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia ~ Physical Therapy & Exercise

This week’s guest is Sarah from the blog, The Last Days of Pompeii. She’ll be sharing about physical therapy and exercise. She just started her own blog to help awareness of Fibromyalgia, MCS, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. She has found like many of us with a chronic illness that the chronic illness blogging community is so uplifting… Continue reading Fibromyalgia ~ Physical Therapy & Exercise

Fibromyalgia

What is Fibro Fog? Why are you Crashing?

  There’s is nothing more frustrating to me than fibro fog. My mind just won’t think straight and it seems to just come on for no reason at all. I start switching up my homonyms and forgetting the most common words. My friend, Nan Jones wrote a letter about this for me to share with… Continue reading What is Fibro Fog? Why are you Crashing?

Fibromyalgia

Letters to Friends ~ Why Are You So Tired?

Just beyond the pain of fibromyalgia, fatigue is probably the biggest deterrent to life for the fibro warrior. This is not a good tired such as, after a hard day of working in the garden or boating at the lake. This tired stays with you. It’s there almost every morning when you rise, whether or… Continue reading Letters to Friends ~ Why Are You So Tired?

A Word of Encouragement · Hymns

Have You Settled the Question?

I Have Settled the Question, Hallelujah! When I heard this week’s Five Minute Friday Prompt, I was reminded of an old hymn of the church, “I Have Settled the Question“.  I settled the question with the Lord in July of 1970 at Sebring, Ohio Holiness Family Campmeeting. My family had spent the week at family… Continue reading Have You Settled the Question?

A Word of Encouragement

Behold! The Lamb of God

The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!  John 1:29 Take a good look at the Savior. Have you thought about the Lamb of God lately? We tend to glorify the cross and gloss over the suffering that we,… Continue reading Behold! The Lamb of God