Chronic Love: Trusting God While Suffering with A Chronic Illness
Suffering is inescapable in this world.
Jesus told us we would face perilous trials and that even our bodies would feel the effects of the Fall. For women dealing with chronic illness, most books offer quick-fix counseling or devotional verses taken out of context, helpful only for momentary encouragement.
For true and lasting comfort we must dig deeper into God's W...more
I read the Kindle version of Chronic Love which may have interfered with the structure of the book to some extent. Despite that I found the book, in my opinion, to ramble, sometimes from one thought to another and back again. While it is obvio ...more
Chronic Love is mainly written with those who live daily with chronic illness. I could relate with much of this book and to many of the personal stories here. I’ve been dealing with a severe chronic illness for over 20 years. I’ve read many books or devotionals that are really good, but only really touch the surface. I appreciate that Chronic Love goes much deeper into the life of author Brooke Bartz, teaching readers how to deal with the chronic illness each of us face ...more
This book has really helped me see ...more
Brooke Bartz really has a WONDERFUL book here with Chronic Love. Chronic Love shows women how they can rely on God ...more
Bartz takes many scripture passages and applies them to the situatio ...more
It is evident that the heart of this author is for God, and the reader, and for those of us who suffer chronic disease and disability.
As one who has suffered a chronic illness for over a decade I wanted to like this book, and I tried, I really tried. But I found it to be rambling and disjointed. Ms. Bartz makes some strong, Biblical points, however, like praising God in hard times. Which any chronic illness is. Pointing to Scripture ...more