Category Archives: Lessons

Seven Year Survivor

Every October brings back thoughts of my journey through breast cancer–not because it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but because it is the month my surgery took place. That seems so long ago and far away now. When I was … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Mammogram Call-back

The Dreaded Mammogram Call-back: Learning to trust God, no matter what. Continue reading

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Update: Life Goes On

Life goes on, and cancer recedes into the distance. Continue reading

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A Dream

In my dream I was at a writers’ conference (probably Oregon Christian Writers). I walked into a class and sat down, only to suddenly remember that we had an assignment due. “Write down your favorite Bible verse and tell why … Continue reading

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Moving on…Kind of

My main cancer treatment is over, and I’m glad to be finished with it. Life has kept me busy with other things since then, everyday things like work and family. I don’t think about cancer much any more–well, except when … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in our Lives

As the earthquake hit Japan, so our lives may be unexpectedly shaken by disaster. How will we deal with it? Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Just another day, but cancer has given me a slightly different perspective on this ordinary day. Continue reading

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New Day

written December 3, 2010 The last day of Week 1 of radiation. As I climb aboard the light rail car at 7 a.m., it seems lighter outside than yesterday at this time, even though daylight hours are still dropping downward … Continue reading

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On the Train

As I ride the train on the way to my first radiation treatment, I notice the people around me and wish I could see into their heads and feel what they feel. Continue reading

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Radiation Simulation

Radiation simulation? Is it some new kind of video game? Don’t I wish… Continue reading

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