Category Archives: Christmas is Bigger Than Cancer

God is Bigger than Handmade Coasters

One of my favorite things about Christmas are the gifts you didn’t see coming.  One year my precious daughter-in-law Cecilia gave me a set of handmade coasters with pictures of our family on them.  I was so over whelmed by … Continue reading

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Light of the World by Lauren Daigle

The true gifts of Christmas are not contingent on other people’s attitudes, beliefs, hospitality or cooperation.  The true gifts of Christmas are given directly from your heavenly Father to you His precious child.  The Light of the World rip away … Continue reading

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I Believe by Natalie Grant

Sometimes it feels like Christmas comes in the nick of time!  Just when a cancer walk seems to long, too hard, or to frightening the infant Christ sweeps into our days and sure enough we remember- He is Immanuel! God … Continue reading

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God is BIGGER Than … New Years Resolutions

New Years resolutions are funny things. This year my resolutions are pretty common. They focus on eating less and exercising more. Other years my resolutions have been about staying in touch with friends and visiting family more often. Although, calling my mom and … Continue reading

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Cancer and the Holidays: a KFUO Interview with Andy Bates and Karen Tripp

Karen Tripp, LMFT, founder Cancer Companions, shares about how we can offer support through the holidays to those experiencing cancer, and what to do and not to do to care for those loved ones. Listen below to Karen’s interview with … Continue reading

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A Prayer-Cancer, Food and the Holidays

To hear prayer click below: Heavenly Father, You know how much food is part of the holidays and how much I love food.  But this year, cancer has robbed me of this joy.   There are times… I can’t eat … Continue reading

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A Prayer- Holidays and Cancer Caregivers

To hear prayer click below: Dear Jesus- It’s just too much. Cancer has brought a giant wave of responsibilities, worries and frustrations into my life.  As a caregiver, I have tried to help my loved one not let the cancer … Continue reading

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A Prayer- Oh Come Emmanuel! God is with Me Through my Cancer

 To hear prayer click below: Heavenly Father, This cancer has me clinging this Christmas to the gift of your Son, Emmanuel.  His name-Emmanuel says it all.  It means God is with us.  As a precious infant, Jesus came to be … Continue reading

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Prayer- Strength over Cancer for the Holidays

To hear prayer, click below:   Christ, You know that this cancer journey can drain me leaving me overwhelmed and fatigued.  The holidays have always been a time of revitalization for me and renewal as I celebrate the joy of … Continue reading

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A Prayer- Christmas is a Time for Children not Cancer

To hear prayer, click below: Jesus, For me, Christmas is a time for children not cancer. You know each Christmas season I try to provide the joy of your birth to the children in my life. But this year cancer … Continue reading

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