Madeline Twooney (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
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The seventh time [Elijah’s servant] said, “Look, a little cloud no bigger than a person’s hand is rising out of the sea.” - 1 Kings 18:44 (NRSV)
Three years ago, I was diagnosed with burnout, anxiety, and severe depression. Formerly a full-time teacher, my days suddenly revolved around visits to my psychiatrist, taking medication, and trying to cope with my fears. I felt weak and frustrated, but I was determined to make a full recovery. I prayed...
I will trust God and wait expectantly for the change that is coming.
To wait patiently for God
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