Tag Archives: Breast Cancer

Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (4)

Today we continue our series of Finding Joy Not Happiness in the Lord.  If you haven’t read the three previous posts of this series, I invite you to do so now so you will be caught up.  How many of … Continue reading

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The Trials and Tribulations of Bathing Suit Shopping

I ran across an article recently that described an ordeal I face every summer…the quest for a new bathing suit.  Now I know I might be speaking to young women out there and you may not relate to this experience … Continue reading

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Heart Scars

Scars.  We all have them.  Some of my scars are visible; the scar on my knee from the time when I fell off my bike in grade seven.  A little scar on my nose when my brother and I were … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Teacup

My husband’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when Charles was a teenager.  She underwent a radical mastectomy that affected the nerves in her arm and hand and she lost sensation and mobility enough that she was always afraid of … Continue reading

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The “Cool” Factor

In February we celebrated our first grandbaby’s third birthday!  We also celebrated the engagement of my son and soon-to-be daughter-in-law.  My husband and I went on a trip to Cuba and it was an adventure of  lifetime!  Being an Empty Nester … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Healing

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a survivor myself, and the mother of two daughters, my prayer is that this awful disease would be eradicated in my lifetime and that my daughters would never have to experience what … Continue reading

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Being a “Thriver” (9)

Psalm 119: 67, 71, 92, and 93 I’ll run together to describe how God ministered to me through His Word as I battled Breast Cancer. “Before I was afflicted I went astray; but now I obey your word….It was good … Continue reading

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Being a “Thriver” (8)

God commands us to have joy in all our circumstances. Let’s look at Phil. 4:4…”Rejoice in the Lord always.” It does not say rejoice sometimes, or rejoice only when we feel like it, it says “rejoice in the Lord always.” … Continue reading

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Being a “Thriver” (7)

Laughter is the best medicine! A man walks into the lingerie department of Sears and walks up to the woman behind the counter and whispers in embarrassment: “I want to buy a bra for my wife.” “What type of bra?” … Continue reading

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Being a “Thriver” (6)

The day of my first chemo treatment my husband gave me a guardian angel figurine…this started me on my angel collection (that now numbers well over 50). I suppose word got around that I liked collecting angels and so many … Continue reading

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