Author Archives: David Heflin

About David Heflin

I blog about topics related to the Christian faith and the struggle of chronic pain. I have ankylosing spondylitis and have dealt with chronic pain since 2011. I hope to provide support and community for those going along that same journey with me.

Crying Out to God

Those in chronic pain may have to wait for deliverance, but we cry out to him because we know that eventually God will rescue us! Continue reading

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Chronic Pain and Mission

But it is important that even in our worst of times, that we do not lose hope of having better and more meaningful days. Continue reading

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Why God Doesn’t Need Us And Why That’s a Good Thing

Does God need you to suffer? What it means to realize that God doesn’t need anything…not even you. Continue reading

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Pain In Middle Earth

I am inspired that Tolkien’s characters saw their world was worth fighting for even in the midst of their darkest threats. Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Loss of a Loved One For the Chronically Ill

The lesson is that grief and loss visit all people. We are not different because we hurt physically. Life is still life, and death is still death. This brings me an odd sense of comfort. Continue reading

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Freedom For The Chronically Ill

“One day we will have our freedom from this body of pain and suffering!” Continue reading

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So You Are Doing Better…Now What?

When you are feeling better…Grab hold of this particular season that you have been given like you never would have before you got sick or hurt. Continue reading

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