A Gift of Joy

The disappointment flooded over me, as I heard God calling me to stay put for the day: rest was the name of the game for me. My yearly physical had left my body depleted, and the pain in my hands as they stiffened and tightened into their familiar "paddle" shape, only served to emphasize my … Continue reading A Gift of Joy

The Inner Views Series by Cheryl Smith

  "The LORD God is my strength, and He will make my feet like hinds' feet, and He will make me to walk upon mine high places." Habakkuk 3:19 NIV   Today I am overwhelmed to have been able to share some of my story, and the ways that God has been so faithful, over … Continue reading The Inner Views Series by Cheryl Smith

Worry and Concern — An Allegory

When I joined the Feedback Team for Finding Purpose, Book 2 in Chronic Joy’s THRIVE Study Series, I was so intrigued by the activities included with the study questions. One of the options was an invitation to write an allegory based on the differences between worry and concern. Writing this story became a way to … Continue reading Worry and Concern — An Allegory