Easter: His Finished Work is My New Beginning

"It is finished." With those three small words, our Savior bowed His head and gave up His spirit (John 19:30).   Although this chapter of Jesus's earthly ministry had concluded, His work was far from done. His finished work on the cross and His resurrection loosed chains and broke bonds   Separation was no more.  The … Continue reading Easter: His Finished Work is My New Beginning

Children and Lyme Disease – Part 3 – In For the Long Haul

Continued from my last post... I stood motionless with the copies of my son's latest blood work in my hand.   All appeared normal until I perused the results for the Lyme test.  Three bands highlighted.  By the current medical standards three bands was just three bands.  Five bands were required for a diagnosis of Lyme … Continue reading Children and Lyme Disease – Part 3 – In For the Long Haul

Children and Lyme Disease – Part 2 – When Lyme Lingers

Yesterday was my middle son's follow up.  Just six weeks ago I had hauled him into our physician's office.  He was exhausted and tired of feeling sick. His joints ached; acid reflux plagued him.  He was having a hard time concentrating.  Academic tasks that were once easy now caused frustration.  His ears were ringing; his … Continue reading Children and Lyme Disease – Part 2 – When Lyme Lingers

Children and Lyme Disease – Part I

Last year I took some time to write about my experience with undiagnosed Lyme Disease.  I've decided to dedicate the next few blog posts to discussing Lyme Disease as it relates to children.   It's one thing when we experience illness ourselves, but it can be downright heart-wrenching to watch a loved one battle illness, especially … Continue reading Children and Lyme Disease – Part I