As I sat in the front row of the classroom the instructor looked directly at me and asked “Are you ready to release the need to be sick?” To my surprise I was not. I was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis in September 2010. Within one month, I began a regimen of immunosuppressant drugs …
My Top 15 Favorite Scriptures
For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power.-Philippians 4:13
Throw your burden on Jehovah,
And he will sustain you.
Never will he allow the righteous one to fall. -Psalms 55:22
Do not be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be anxious, for I am your God.
I will fortify you, yes, I will help you,
I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness.’- Isaiah 41: 10
A joyful heart is good medicine,
But a crushed spirit saps one’s strength.-Proverbs 17:22
Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous. It does not brag, does not get puffed up, does not behave indecently, does not look for its own interests, does not become provoked. It does not keep account of the injury. It does not rejoice over unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails.-1 Corinthians 13:4-8
Just a little while longer, and the wicked will be no more;
You will look at where they were,
And they will not be there.
But the meek will possess the earth,
And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace.
The righteous will possess the earth,
And they will live forever on it.
-Psalms 37:10, 11, 29
With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his people. And God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” And the One seated on the throne said: “Look! I am making all things new.” Also he says: “Write, for these words are faithful and true.” -Revelation 21:3-5
Keep on, then, seeking first the Kingdom and his righteousness, and all these other things will be added to you. So never be anxious about the next day, for the next day will have its own anxieties. Each day has enough of its own troubles.-Matthew 6:33, 34
All Scripture is inspired of God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, so that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work.-2 Timothy 3:16, 17
For the word of God is alive and exerts power and is sharper than any two-edged sword and pierces even to the dividing of soul and spirit, and of joints from the marrow, and is able to discern thoughts and intentions of the heart.-Hebrews 4:12
Faith is the assured expectation of what is hoped for, the evident demonstration of realities that are not seen-Hebrews 11:1
Therefore, subject yourselves to God; but oppose the Devil, and he will flee from you. Draw close to God, and he will draw close to you.-James 4:7, 8
O Hearer of prayer, to you people of all sorts will come. Psalms 65:2
Whoever does not love has not come to know God, because God is love.-1 John 4:8
For God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life. – John 3:16
A person with a healthy brain is able to decipher emotions and respond accordingly. Not so much when you have MS.