Tina Chaves (New Jersey)
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Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. - Psalm 136:1 (NIV)
Several years ago, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. A few years after my diagnosis, I went through months of debilitating pain. At that time, I was unable to do much at all. Every joint hurt — even my cheekbones and my jaw. But through it all, I knew God...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.