Testimony Tuesdays- May 7, 2013

There were several things that I contemplated sharing this week We went to an amazing homeschool conference this weekend, and many things I heard and saw were great. But what I'm going to share happened later, when we returned from the conference.

When we returned home from the convention, I was spent, and my fibromyalgia was flaring. Sunday I had no real opportunity for rest because of several things we had going on at church. By Sunday evening, I was in a bad state of pain. I took my meds and a hot bath, but instead of getting better the pain became worse. I tried everything I could do, but I ended up in the ER with some of the worse pain I could ever had imagined.

On Monday I posted a brief status about my trip and my thanks to those I knew had prayed and to my parents who had helped us.

In response, I had many others who said they would be praying.

James 5:16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

I can most definitely feel the power of prayer. And it is so very encouraging to know that people who I don't even see or talk to on a regular basis are willing to pray for me.

I think we have an awesome vehicle for encouraging each other in prayer through social media. And I am so very thankful that God gives us the privilege of coming to Him in prayer for ourselves and for each other.

If you would like to link up, please visit the welcome post and grab the button. I would love to hear what God is doing in your life also!


  1. I agree, the power of prayer is amazing! I often get fibro flare ups, too, after what is an overall good time that just took a lot out of me. It truly is amazing what prayer can do, though!

  2. I'm sorry to hear you were hurting! I have fibro, too, so I understand. I'll add you to my prayer list. I know prayers make a difference, too.

  3. Thank you for praying, Sara. I hear so many people now who are diagnosed with fibro. I appreciate you ladies sharing as it helps to know I'm not alone and to pray for each other!


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