The Author

Vaneetha Rendall Risner is passionate about helping others find hope and joy in the midst of suffering. Her story includes contracting polio as a child, losing an infant son unexpectedly, developing post-polio syndrome, and going through an unwanted divorce, all of which have forced her to deal with issues of loss. She and her husband, Joel, live in North Carolina and have four daughters between them. Vaneetha is a regular contributor to Desiring God and Today’s Christian Woman. She blogs at Dance in the Rain.

In My Desperation, Jesus Is More Than Enough

Jesus is all we ever have, even when it seems like our lives are going well.

It’s Better to Have a Trouble

Post-polio syndrome is slowly killing my muscles, but God