No matter personal issue or disease we go through, we will be ok because Jesus is on our side. He will never let you fight alone. I am proof of that since there was a time where I felt alone in my struggle with Meniere’s Disease.
As many of Americans are getting to celebrate Thankgiving Day, we reflect on what we are thankful for. People will mention being thankful for family, friends, overcoming an illness, a new job, a promotion, new additions to the family, & many other things. But let us not forget the biggest reason to be thankful is that God loves us & created everything around us. Even after doing that He sent his only son Jesus, who willingly died on the cross for us. And no matter what negativity we throw at God, He is always on our side to help.
Hope everyone has a wonderful Thankgiving. I want to thank everyone that follows my blog & has left comments regarding your faith or Meniere’s. I am just a small fish in a huge pond & like Nemo, I just keep swimming to others suffering so I can help. We have to band together in support so that we can all feel better, either spiritually or phyiscally. Find the light in the darkness.
You love him even though you have never seen him. Though you do not see him now, you trust him; and you rejoice with a glorious, inexpressible joy. The reward for trusting him will be the salvation of your souls.
1 Peter 1:8-9 NLT https://bible.com/bible/116/1pe.1.8-9.NLT
When my Meniere’s bothers me, I remind myself that my suffering was not even close to what Jesus did for us, willingly. While in that moment, it might feel uncomfortable, it is only temporary. By at least focusing on one positive it has helped me through aniexty moments. So find one thing & hold it tightly so you can pull it out of a box to help you. In time you may even add some more to the box.
The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.
Psalms 28:7 NLT https://bible.com/bible/116/psa.28.7.NLT
When I get Meniere’s symptoms I remind myself to be patient & it will pass. Stressing out on how bad I might end up feels only triggers more symptoms. I found hope in Jesus & no matter how bad I might feel, He suffered so much more for us & He will continue to help us through anything.
Even when I don’t feel well from Meniere’s I still rejoice because it will pass. I will feel better shortly & will feel stronger after it.
When it get too tough then I will listen to some Christian music & just close my eyes. Even before I found out the truth about Jesus, as a kid music was my escape. There is just something a great song that can make you feel better.
Once I realized this, the fear & anxiety I felt during a severe vertigo attack was easier to handle. I remember before that, the tiniest vertigo twitch would put me in panic mode a things got worst a lot faster.
The Lord has huge shoulders. Let Him help you. He will never push you away.