Category Archives: The Blessings In The Curse

The Hope for the Future in Cancer

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 God cannot make this promise without me believing that it … Continue reading

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The Pain in Cancer

“But I am afflicted and in pain;let your salvation, O God, set me on high!” Psalm 69:29 6/13/20 That shirt about sums up my thoughts on this disease and its treatment at this point. If you’re looking for any comic … Continue reading

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The Friendship in Cancer

May 28 TODAY IS… a good day to appreciate friendship. “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”  Proverbs 17:17 NASB The bond between friends is sometimes stronger than the bond between family members, yet … Continue reading

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The Storms in Cancer

May 24 TODAY IS… the right day to thank God for the storms in our lives. “And it was only right that He should make Jesus, through His suffering, a perfect leader, fit to bring them into their salvation.”  Hebrews … Continue reading

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The Kindness in Cancer

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” Philippians 2:3-4 The cards have been coming from … Continue reading

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The Freedom in Cancer

“Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free.” Psalm 118:5 It could be relatively easy to allow my lung cancer to imprison me. To let it put me in a box, sort of like … Continue reading

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The Tears in Cancer

“I am weary with my sighing;Every night I make my bed swim,I dissolve my couch with my tears.” Psalm 6:6 No doubt there will be many times on this journey that my heart will simply not be capable of finding … Continue reading

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The Laughter in Cancer

“He will yet fill your mouth with laughter  and your lips with shouts of joy.” Job 8:21 According to the American Cancer Society, in 2020 there will be an estimated 1.8 million new cancer cases diagnosed and 606,520 cancer deaths in the United States. It is second only … Continue reading

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The Gift In Cancer

“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose” Romans 8:28 I did not title this “The Gift OF Cancer” because, well, … Continue reading

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Cancer: The Blessings in the Curse

“I’ll take the blessing.” “Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 “You have cancer.” What frightening words those can be to hear. Those who … Continue reading

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