Thriving with Chronic Illness
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Episode 1: The Stages of Grief and Embracing All God Has For You

July 21, 2020
00:00 31:07
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If you have a chronic illness and are struggling with grief and loneliness, and looking for support, this episode is for you.

In this episode, Jennifer Slattery talks about her journey through the stages of chronic illness grief: denial, bargaining, depression, all the way to acceptance.

Discussion questions for Chronic Illness and Grief:
1. What verse or passage most resonated with you in this episode?
2. What are some things you feel you’ve lost due to illness?
3. Have you grieved those things?
4. What do you think Jennifer meant when she encouraged listeners to feel with Jesus?
5. Why is it important to relinquish what was (our old life and abilities) to accept what is?
6. Where are you on the journey to acceptance, and do you want to move forward?
7. In what ways has or can your illness draw you closer to God?

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Jennifer Slattery, founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, is a multi-published author, national speaker, and speaking coach passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. She is a host on Your Daily Bible Verse and Faith Over Fear. Find her online at
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