Category Archives: Cancer Devotionals

Cancer Devotionals are short, easy reads that see the scriptures revealed in our everyday life. written by Christian Counselor Karen Tripp MS LMFT. ENJOY!

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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Cancer and Worry Except from Finding Hope in Your Cancer Journey

So, another way to read these verses could be: Throw all your worries of life on Jesus, because Jesus cares for you. Be calm and collected; be actively alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking … Continue reading

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God is BIGGER than…always saying “Yes”

You know, I like saying “yes”. I like it when someone asks me to do something for them and I can do it.  Could be taking a friend’s child home from baseball, helping on a committee or dropping off a … Continue reading

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Caregiver Guilt: “Why were they diagnosed and not me?

I think it’s commonly agreed that watching your loved one struggle is one of the hardest  things on the planet. It’s no wonder that a caregiver may wish it was them with the cancer. This can easily lead to feelings … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than… Chasing Cars

Have I ever told you about Poochie?  Poochie was my dog growing up.  He was a total mutt that preferred lounging in the shade of the porch rather than doing any kind of activity except eating.  Other than food, the … Continue reading

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Body Image and Cancer- excerpt Finding Hope in Your Cancer Journey

The truth? Even though God finds my body important, and doctors certainly tell me it’s important, at times in my mind I find myself treating it like it’s my worst enemy. ▶ CIRCLE any that sound like you. • I … Continue reading

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Protecting Others From Your Cancer: Excerpt Finding Hope in Your Cancer Journey

One way to see how minimizing can play a role in your cancer walk is to look at the ways people share or do not share about their cancer with those they love: People diagnosed with cancer … Might protect … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than Messy Hair

I have a natural wave in my hair, which can be nice until the enemy of all hairstyles appears- humidity.  One day after seeing my hair disaster, my hair stylist recommended that I leave my hair conditioner in.  Don’t rinse.  … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than Béarnaise Sauce

I love a good steak.  Even better?  A thick cut of steak covered in Béarnaise sauce.  YUM!  (I think my cholesterol just jumped from writing that sentence.)  Béarnaise consists of egg yolks, butter, lemon juice and seasoning.  That’s it.  The … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than Traveling Husbands

There was a season in my life when my husband took a three-week trip every month for work.  I would drop him off at the airport with a combination of smiles, hugs and kisses.  The kids and I then rode … Continue reading

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