Refresh Your Spirit: How to Bounce Back from a Life Changing Diagnosis
Doretta Gadsden, RN, CPC
Author of Living Victoriously: Strategies to Empower Women with a Chronic Diagnosis
Many of us have the testimony of the woman with the issue of blood in the bible (Luke 8:43-44). She pressed her way through a horrific crowd to receive healing by touching the hem of Jesus’ garment. On the other hand, others must identify with Paul, the Apostle. He dealt with a condition God would not remove. Instead, God’s grace and power strengthened Paul in spite of his condition (2 Corinthians 12:9).
Likewise, Doretta Gadsden is a woman of God who overcame incest, drug addiction and a diagnosis of AIDS (Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome) to be a shining light to others. She shares her strategies to live a vibrant life with the AIDS virus.Ms. Gadsden discusses her journey of becoming a Registered Nurse, author,speaker and life coach. Doretta’s strategies include the following:
· Prayer and meditation - Learn to sit still and hear from God
· Take Action - Once God directs you take the steps given
· Support group – Surround yourself with positive people who speak life over you
· Stretch yourself – Educate yourself on the best doctors and medicines available for your condition
Ms. Gadsden provides more tips in her book, Living Victoriously: Strategies to Empower Women with a Chronic Diagnosis. She states,“The main message is you are bigger than any diagnosis or circumstance that isin your life at this moment.” The book is in the Amazon Store at http://bit.ly/LivingVictoriously.
You can contact Doretta at (347) 517-0252 or visit her website www.womenwillbloom.com.
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