Five Simple Words 

You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;  to be made new in the attitude of your minds;  and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.  Ephesians 4:22-24

I was poking around online this morning.  It takes me a while to become fully awake and what passes for functional (lol!), so putzing around various sites helps my brain to wake up.  (I think my body wakes up before my brain does!)

Today, I came across an article that I knew I had to share with you all.  It's not from a "Christian" site; however, I think that the practical advice the writer gives is something we all need.

The title is:  

Five Simple Words to Keep Chronic Illness at Bay

by Madeleine Parish

Her article lives up to the title.  Those five simple words are words we can all use each and every day.

It's obvious by her writing that she has lived this life of chronic illness and has found ways not only to survive, but to thrive - which has always been my personal goal.  I want to make the most of each and every day I am on this earth.

I pray her words encourage you.  I hope you find the hope in her words that I found.

The article is here. I so encourage you to read it!  Who knew how much difference five little words can make?  

Ask God to make them a reality in your life today.  (And let me know what happens!)

Father God, Thank you so much for the words from others who have lived this life with chronic illness and found ways to continue moving forward each day of their lives.  Help us to see how five simple little words can make all the difference in our lives.  Amen and amen.

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