A Lesson In Faith!!

Once again my body is screaming with pain!! I think it’s safe to say that yet another flare up has started. I’m back into my fighting mode, and keep praying for some relief from the pain. When my pain gets this way there is very little I can do to get it to subside. It takes everything inside as I’ve said before to keep things going and to stay positive.

It’s at this time when I can’t take anymore that my faith is tested, and I have to rely on God to get me through the tough times. I’ve mentioned before in previous posts, that without God I wouldn’t be able to get through what I’m going through at the moment. It can be really hard to walk through something as big as this in faith, and not have moments of discouragement. There isn’t a day that I don’t ask God for my healing. Yet its been five years and I haven’t seen it yet! However I continue to walk in faith.

There are times that you may ask, why do I have to go through so much pain? However there is a reason that He doesn’t answer, He doesn’t want us to know all those answers all the time. If He provided us with all the answers then it wouldn’t be walking in faith. It can be hard to understand that sometimes, because all we want to do is get better. As difficult as this can be to understand, our faith is built up as we put our trust in Him. He wants us to learn that he’s faithful to us every step of the way.

Tonight I came across a song that explains perfectly what I’m trying to say. The artist is Jeremy Camp. Listen to what the song is saying. Our faith is constantly being tested as we walk through something like CRPS, or anything else for that matter. I just want people to know that it’s ok to feel discouraged as you walk in faith. The important thing is to keep walking in faith!! I hope you find encouragement in what it says.

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About Ross

My name is Ross and I want to welcome you to my site. I’m married to an amazing woman who is my best friend, and my soul mate all rolled up into one! I am the father of two very special girls who we adopted from China & Ethiopia. Together we make up one very multicultural family!

In 2006 my life was turned upside down when I was diagnosed with CRPS/RSD. It was the start of a journey I never could have expected, and one that I couldn’t fight without God. CRPS is a chronic pain disease and it started in my left hand. I lost mobility of my hand and started to experience pain unlike I ever could have imagined. Not to long after my left ankle became affected. I spent the better half of about a year and a half not knowing what was going on in my body and traveling from doctor to doctor to find a diagnosis. As time went by I started learning more about CRPS and all its symptoms that it brings with it!

As I started to learn more about CRPS I felt the growing need to share the information I was learning with others and to raise more awareness. As well I want this to be a place where we can connect and support one another. So I would encourage you to contact me if you want.

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