May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Back in April, I intended to write a big long meaningful post about Lyme awareness and life with Lyme. Well, it’s May 31st and that never happened… because Lyme Disease!
Rather than stress myself out by attempting to conjure up some fake deep thoughts in these final hours of May, I thought I’d share some sites and articles for those who’d like to check it out some info and get a glimpse of the life of a Lyme fighter. Lyme is super complicated and, in some circles, controversial. And everyone’s experience is different.
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I didn’t start 2018 off with a specific word or theme. Some years it’s been very clear but that was not the case 365 days ago. Continue reading »
“WHAT IF?”A regular question in my vocabulary, once filled with faith, vision, and opportunity. Over the last several months, the question has remained but is now attached to fear, frustration, and worst-case scenarios.
It was a subtle switch. I wasn’t fully aware of what had taken place. But it certainly changed. I didn’t realize just how much I’d been affected by the difficulties of my Lyme treatment while working full-time and going to seminary. Until yesterday.
Yesterday was the last Sunday of 2018 and, after many weeks away, I wanted to make it to service. I’m grateful for live stream on the tough Sunday mornings but it’s no replacement for worshipping God with the family of God. I knew I needed to make it to Fellowship Dallas. God knew it, too.
Besides, bumping into your life group leaders is way better in person than on Facebook. Emoji hugs just aren’t the same. 🤗
Right when I was about to walk into the sanctuary, I heard that my DTS friend, Adam, was preaching. He doesn’t preach regularly on Sundays so I was excited to hear from him. And anticipation filled my soul because I was excited to hear from HIM. I immediately had a feeling it would be no ordinary Sunday.
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Over the past several months, since I started my long-term medication for Lyme Disease
, my emotions have been entangled like a pretzel. Some days hope wins. Other times, the hurt takes over. Life has become increasingly difficult, more so than I’m sometimes able to articulate. Even thought I knew this treatment had the potential to be challenging, it still caught me a little off guard.
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I had the honor of writing an article for DTS Magazine this fall and wanted to share it with those of you who pop in over here. I am grateful for an opportunity to testify of the healing power of God…
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The Lord sits enthroned over the flood; the Lord is enthroned as King forever. The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. Psalm 29:10-11 Almost two weeks ago Continue reading »
I am thrilled to finally announce some phenomenal news! My Dad, Steve Roth, just released his first book, “Random Thoughts From a Redeemed Heart.” Over the Continue reading »
Hello from Texas! Yes, TEXAS! It’s crazy to think that when I started the #WDYTYA16 series back in June, I was still in Continue reading »
Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Dallas. All within a matter of hours. It’s horrifying. How can one articulate the anguish of a suffering soul? There are family members Continue reading »