I am so convicted. I’m reading The NIV Application Commentary on Revelation by Craig S. Keener (Zondervan 2000) as part of my personal Bible studies/devotions and everything quoted in this post is from that book/author. Besides learning a whole new better way of looking at interpreting Revelation and apocalyptic/prophetic books generally, I am receiving such … Continue reading Need motivation?
I'm blessed to be retired from my job, usually with long mornings when I'm not feeling too chipper from Sjogren's Syndrome and autonomic nerve damage (dizziness, orthostatic hypotension)--resulting in the blessing of time at my computer and desk to do Bible study and prayer time. I'm presently studying the Old Testament prophecy books of Ezekiel … Continue reading A strange metaphor
From time to time people ask me about the products that work for me personally to help manage my Sjogren's Syndrome and other ailments. Usually this request is from another Sjogren's sufferer or sick person. Some of these products might help others as well. I decided to include this in my blog website for ease … Continue reading Sjogren’s Products
Today I had the privilege of attending my Bible Study Fellowship class in person and receiving the lecture after the discussion group live. (It is a wonderful and rare thing for me to feel well and able in the morning.) Despite feeling fidgety and not wanting to sit inside on a rare sunny day (in … Continue reading Tears
April is Sjogren's Syndrome awareness month. I've been thinking and praying about how much to involve myself with promoting awareness of Sjogren's and generally for all invisible and little understood diseases. I guess I'm writing this to provide a snapshot of some of what life is like with Sjogren's Syndrome, autonomic nerve failure and other … Continue reading Roller Coaster Ride
As part of my focus on my practical obedience of God (progressive sanctification process), I've been pondering Biblical joy/happiness. The Bible clearly commands believers in Jesus to rejoice always. (Philippians 4:4; 1 Thessalonians 5:16.) But what does this really mean? My pastor recently preached/taught through 1 Thessalonians and I was really struck with his excellent … Continue reading Happiness/Joy
Many of my friends are going to want an update after I’ve seen Dr. Guggenheim at OHSU after my brain/spine MRI and autonomic testing/tilt table test. So, I am doing this by way of a blog entry to try to lessen my energy and time in keeping people updated. It means so much to me … Continue reading A Health Update: Autonomic Nerve Failure