5. When “in sickness and in health” turns out to mostly be “in sickness”

At 28 years old, while pregnant with her first child, Gwen Traficant received news about her husband’s health that would change her life–and her plans–forever.

 In this episode, we discuss:

  • If you could have written liver disease out of your family’s story, would you have
  • What if God, through experiences He’s given you, is shaping you for a different calling than you had ever anticipated (or even wanted)?
  • How do you battle fear– specifically the overwhelming, crippling fear that your husband or children might die?
  • What lies were you tempted to believe based on your circumstances?
  • What did your conversations with God look like at the bleakest times?
  • When you can’t share your did you turn to for encouragement?
  • How can a person be a good friend to someone in a similar situation of hardship or caregiving?
  • What scripture have you really clung to over the years?
  • How do you encourage folks going through something similar?
  • How do you choose to see your circumstances as your calling?

Scripture Mentioned:

  • John 16:33
  • Genesis 22
  • Psalm 118:24
  • Psalm 54:4
  • Psalm 119
  • Psalm 56:3
  • Isaiah 26:3-4
  • Romans 15:13

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