written by Susan Thogerson MaasWhen I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I began doing what came natural to me--writing about it. At first I wrote in my private journal. Then it occurred to me that perhaps by keeping a blog journal of my experiences, I could provide encouragement and hope to others who find themselves on a similar journey. Please feel free to join me here and share what you have learned through the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience that is called cancer.
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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
The Dreaded Mammogram Call-back: Learning to trust God, no matter what. Continue reading
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
Today I found myself surrounded by a sea of pink, and I thought about what it means to march in the Komen Race for the Cure. Continue reading
When life takes us through a fog bank, it can seem like the whole world is gray and gloomy. But what will we find if we keep moving on? Continue reading
As bad as it can be having cancer, recently I have come to believe there is something worse, something harder to bear. And yet even there, hope remains. Continue reading