Don’t waste your cancer

Don’t waste your cancer. Use it to help others. I wish I could take credit for the title. I borrowed it from a short booklet called “Don’t waste your cancer”, by John Piper. It’s true for more than “just” cancer, not that cancer is a small thing. Rather, my point is that even the way we deal with small problems can help others.

So this is what will be, I pray, a look at my six and a half year journey to being “cancer free”. Of course, nothing is guaranteed, but that’s my hope and prayer.

Active surveillance for cancer again. Help me overcome my unbelief.

Active surveillance for cancer again. Help me overcome my unbelief.

So, it begins again. I started active surveillance for prostate cancer early in 2020. Now, two years later, after surgery for removal became necessary, I'm in active surveillance for cancer again. We'll get to how that happened in a moment. For today though, after going from surveillance to surgery and ...
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Don't waste your cancer

Don’t waste your cancer. Use it to help others.

Don't waste your cancer. Use it to help others. I wish I could take credit for the title. I borrowed it from a short booklet called Don't waste your cancer, by John Piper. It's true for more than "just" cancer, not that cancer is a small thing. Rather, my point ...
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Did God Forsake You If Cancer Surgery Isn't 100% Successful?

Did God Forsake You If Cancer Surgery Isn’t 100% Successful?

Never will I leave you or forsake you. I suppose pretty much every Christian knows that line. Or something like it, depending on which translation you read. It's from God. But do we know where it comes from? And of course, the ultimate questions related to that line - do ...
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Learning about God from a dog

Trust in God’s peace – living with cancer

God's peace: Just over six months ago, I was diagnosed with cancer.  The genomic testing from the biopsy said I could wait for treatment and go into what they called active surveillance.  Part of the active surveillance is a rotation between biopsies and MRI's.  According to the biopsy, as I said, ...
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Trust in God; Trust also in me

Trust in God; Trust also in me – especially with cancer

Trust in God; Trust also in me - but how and why? Interesting, isn't it? The why part is actually relatively easy to see.  If we trust God, then our hearts won't be troubled.  That's the goal, isn't it?   But the how part.  Even though I want the goal of ...
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