woman distraught

Due to a medical condition, I am in pain almost everyday. Sometimes it’s unbearable and other times it’s pretty manageable.

The question that plagues my mind at times is why?

Why can’t I live a normal life pain free and not have my life interrupted daily by this condition.

What did I do to deserve this?

After a careful observation of my life, to make sure I’m in right standing with God and others, I realize that it’s because I decided 15 years ago to give my life to Christ. On that day when I accepted and received His Holy Spirit I said, I surrender my life to you Lord, use me for Your Glory. As Christ gave up His life on Calvary over 2000 years ago, I did the same that night I cried out to Him and received His precious gift of the Holy Spirit.

In the midst of my pain, here are four things I had to realize…

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Saviela is the author of "Seasons of a Woman's Life: Devotionals to Empower Women to Become Overcomers". She loves to encourage and empower women through her life experiences.


  1. Amen stop trying to control things and let God handle it. Only god know, just pray about it, turn it over to God and leave it there. I am trying to get better at doing that.

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