Simple Steps Keeping it real will help you. The best starting place for building positivity during cancer is acceptance. Cancer is not for pretenders. There are very few cancer patients I have met who are able to stay in denial for very long. It is personally beneficial to know and face reality. Because … Continue reading Keep It Real During Cancer
Can Our Thought Life Really Help? Simple Steps to a Positive Response During Cancer “Well, I tried positive thinking, and it didn’t work!” said Margie. The frightening result of a scan was not what she wanted to hear. She stomped across the hospital room, hurt and angry. Her efforts at positive thinking did not … Continue reading Cancer? Steps to Positivity
“So, how did you know to write a book?” she asked. On a recent trip, my husband and I visited my brother Don’s home, in the beautiful hills of Southern Missouri. My nephew Aaron, his wife Elise, and their two boys joined us for a cook-out. The guys were grilling burgers and … Continue reading How Did You Know to Write a Book?
In 2005 when I held my first faith based cancer support group meeting, I asked the eight people there if they had ever attended a support group. All eight said no. I took a deep breath and said, “Good! Because I don’t know what I’m doing!” Even though I had trained, prayed, studied, and prepared, I was … Continue reading Trek The Trails