I haven’t done a hot links post in a while. So some of these links might not be so hot anymore! Hot links gives the impression that you are clicking on something timely. “Get ’em while they’re hot!” Maybe I need a different name for this kind of post, but one thing I realize is that good information or encouragement for those with chronic pain doesn’t expire. So, maybe they are still “hot” links after all! Without further ado:
This one is deep and very worth the read. The author deals with a lot of issues in coming to terms with her body and with others and her faith in the midst of chronic pain: http://chreader.org/alone-in-my-body/
Esther Smith will be our guest speaker for the support group meeting on April 2nd. She also keeps a great blog full of valuable resources. In this post, Esther discusses a recent anxiety group she oversaw and provides some helpful links/resources for dealing with anxiety: https://www.lifeinslowmotionblog.com/a-few-more-thoughts-on-anxiety/
Here’s a story of several testimonies about their difficult of staying on needed opioid meds due to prescription regulations: https://www.statnews.com/2016/07/15/chronic-pain-opioids-patients/?utm_content=buffer3c447&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Sometimes half-truths given through out of context Bible verses do more harm than good. Here’s a good and personal story about keeping the tension that exists between the God who heals and the reality of death until the coming of Christ: https://www.rzim.org/read/a-slice-of-infinity/sharing-life-and-death
That’s all for now!