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
On January 2nd I posted a blog about my focus for the year 2018: To find out and execute how to be pleasing to God. https://grandmabethblog.com/2018/01/02/a-new-better-goal-for-the-new-year-2018/ By this I meant to be pleasing to God in cooperating with His grace in my progressive sanctification. My justification and positional sanctification are secure in Christ because I … Continue reading Embracing My Sanctification
I was taught and/or misunderstood the doctrine of “Sanctification” in my childhood. I was sent to a church in my childhood that taught believers must have three “experiences” to be really right with God: 1. Believe in Jesus and ask for forgiveness of sin; 2. Pray to have the “root of sin” removed from your … Continue reading Why I am pondering sanctification.
Life is hard. It seems to be for everyone. I’m blessed in almost every area of my life, except I have a lot of “minor” health problems and some relationship disappointments. [Who doesn’t?] I’m focusing on a health issue this morning, and most important my response to it as I had a “one more thing … Continue reading Just Another Nose Bleed.
My goal for 2018 is to find out how to be pleasing to God and to execute the same. See my earlier post of 1/2/18 about that: A New Better Goal for the New Year (2018). I've been wanting to write out some of my thoughts about what I've been learning in this regard for … Continue reading Pondering Practical Sanctification
(You may share this writing with others, but I reserve all rights to this original writing. Is there an illustrator who would like to create illustrations for this writing that I hope to publish into a children's book? Prayers for this effort are appreciated. If you would like a pdf copy of this writing, please … Continue reading Bad News/Good News
I haven’t blogged for a while. I got acutely sick (again) the last couple of weeks of January. I am blogging this now thanks to a bout of insomnia and burst of energy after a terrible exhaustion collapse earlier this evening. From time to time, different people ask me to explain to them what exactly … Continue reading Life with chronic and acute health problems.