For most of my walk of following Jesus, I have found myself on a long, winding road between two worlds. The world of The Church, to which I was introduced in my early twenties; and the world of The World, in which I have lived my entire life. I've never felt entirely comfortable in either…Continue
I ‘suffer’ [some days more than others] with “idiopathic polyneuropathy’—doctor-speak for “your nerves are damaged, and we have no clue as to why.” This has been ongoing for three years. Something like 80-90% of the pain sensors in my skin are non-functional; some lower percentage of the ‘touch’ sensors; and this arithmetic applies in some fashion to the sensors in my muscles and soft tissues; and to the nerves in my gut.
Much of each day is spent in trying to keep the neurological…Continue