Episode #8 – Tammy Rotzoll – A Faithful God podcast
In episode #8 of A Faithful God Podcast, we’re turning the tables as my friend and life accountability partner, Timberley Gray from Living Our Priorities, asks me the hard questions about trusting God through chronic illness.
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Trusting God Through Chronic Illness
In today’s show, I share my difficult journey through a chronic illness and the pain and hurt it left in its path.
I discuss how my husband and I were not on the same page and couldn’t agree on the best way to walk it out. Instead of working together to make this new life work, we wound up on opposite sides of the road, fighting against each other.
I no longer recognized the person I’d become and felt the searing pain of being a person that could no longer be relied on.
I open up about my rebellion against God when it came to our finances, how I chose to deal with it and what it looks like since He forced me to take action and come together as husband and wife. (If only I’d listened to God sooner!)
My walk through this chronic illness has been anything but perfect, but through it all, I’ve learned to lean into God and trust Him to supply my every emotional and physical need.
And that’s when I finally began to feel a peace that no circumstance could ever take away!
Join Timberley and I as we talk about the hard lessons in learning how to trust and serve God through a chronic illness.
Favorite quotes from the podcast
“I thought I was protecting my husband from more stress, but now I see it was just another excuse to not deal with the pain”
“Don’t pray and tell God how to do his job.”
“We don’t realize God is all we need until God is all we have.”
“There is no testimony without a test.”
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Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory. Romans 5:2 NLT
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Learning how to put our complete trust in God isn’t easy. We say we trust God, but what we really mean is that we trust Him for what we want, when we want it. At Footprints of Inspiration we uncover who you are and why you were created; how to walk in healing through forgiveness; and how to go before the Lord with confidence. Through this journey, you’ll discover that it truly is possible to experience peace, even in the hardest times in your life.
Tammy Rotzoll is the founder and owner of Footprints of Inspiration and podcast host at A Faithful God Podcast (which can be found on your favorite podcast player). She lives in Virginia with her husband and together they’re learning how to navigate their fun, new adventure as empty nesters.
Join Tammy and the FOI community and discover the freedom that comes from saying, “Heck yeah, God! I’m all in!”