My Healing From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

During my illness when I heard of healings (especially from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome which I had) it would either give me hope or demoralise me. I was often left with questions such as: why them and not me? Why do I still continue to face this daily physical and mental battle? God, why am I still sick when people have prayed for my healing? It is very hard psychologically when we do not know if or when we will get well. In light of this, it has taken me a long time to write a post about God healing me because I wanted to process what had happened and consider how best to convey it to you.

Two months ago God healed me from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. For nearly four years I led a highly structured and restricted life (more on that here). In an instant my life has been turned around and I am full of thanksgiving to have been completely freed from this illness. I now have normal capabilities; I am hiking and have commitments for the whole working week.

I believe that there were multiple indicators that my healing was in God’s timing and at his initiation. Four different people independently felt that I would be healed at the time I was, the first one more than a year beforehand. On the day of my healing I was at a church camp, in a meeting of thousands and I ended up standing next to my pastor who despite having another role to fulfil felt compelled to pray for me.

I can’t explain why I have been healed when so many people I know face the daily battle of sickness. If this is you, my prayer is that my story would give you hope and that God would lay his healing hands on you. ‘May the God of hope fill you will all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit’ (Romans 15:13).

All of us whether in good times, hard times, sick or well need to keep our hope in Jesus. ‘Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith…’ (Hebrews 12:1-2).

 

Note: The Praise through Trials blog isn’t going to stop; I have plenty more material to put into posts.

13 thoughts on “My Healing From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  1. I met Lucy about 3 weeks into her healing. I had met her before a few times but had no clue this was the same girl! She was healthy and strong looking, seemed to be completely transformed and was at her new place of employment when I met her! I am not only thrilled that her life has been changed but would love that we would all be free from the “whys” of faith. I would love that we rejoice in the miraculous, not apportioning cause or reason as our scientific minds are inclined to do, not suggesting competition as our human frailty is prone to do or figuring out God as our vulnerability to understanding is determined to do. Healing happens. We get to lay hands on the sick and very often they are healed. Some don’t seem to be and that hurts – a lot. But you don’t stop visiting the dentist BECAUSE you have tooth pain, or the hospital BECAUSE you have a bad diagnosis. Then naturally we should always offer healing in Jesus to those with that need, and keep on with compassionate loving prayer. I bless God for His wonderful grace to Lucy and to all of us. My dream is to see the healing Jesus bring about His wonders of mercy for every person in need every single day. Don’t give up, you are always on the edge of your miracle.

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  2. Lucy, could you please pray for my healing of CFS. I think I have had it since I was 25, but not diagnosed till I was 55. I am now 69. So CFS for 44 yrs, and now only 44kgs. But I still believe God will heal me!

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  3. Glory to God for healing you Lucy. Indeed He is a miracle working God. Your healing gives hope to many sick people who have been sick for years and Faith to believe that they can be healed too. I rejoice with you dear for this great healing. God bless you.

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