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Another Day, Another Friend Gets A Cancer Diagnosis

1 Peter 5:6-7 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. I remember November 6, 2001 like it was yesterday. The doctor came into my room after my colonoscopy and said, “We couldn’t... Read more »

“You Have Cancer”: Looking Back On 13 Years. It’s My “Cancerversary”

There are many commemorative days in my 46 years. Some have stood out and impacted me more than others. November 6, 2001 was one of those days. That was the day that I heard the words… “YOU HAVE CANCER. We couldn’t get the scope past the 2 tumors in the colon. We did a biopsy.... Read more »

Survivor’s Guilt: No One Explains How To Get Through It

I was diagnosed with stage 3-colon cancer on November 6, 2001. My last chemotherapy was on May 10, 2002. I have been cancer free since then so if my math is still correct, that makes me 12 years cancer free. During treatment, I focused all of my energy on making it through the day. Through... Read more »
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"You Have Cancer"-Reflections On My Cancerversary

James 1:2-4 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Today is my “Cancerversary”. A lot of cancer people use this term... Read more »