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!

Excerpt Reading #13 Is It OK to Pray for Something just Because I Want It?

Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.  Psalm 37:4 What do you need to do to be given the desires of your heart? What does delight in the Lord mean to you? … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than…a Stuffed Bunny

Photo by Jennifer Chen on Unsplash For my brother, sister and I, Easter morning always began with Easter baskets sitting on the dining room table.  Each basket held assorted chocolate delights and a special toy.  One Easter morning, I rushed … Continue reading

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Excerpt Reading #1 from Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey

God is bigger than your cancer. Have you ever heard such sweet words? There is something passionately comforting in knowing that this heinous disease that has seeped into your life is not in charge of your life: God is. After … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than the Playoffs

I love the playoffs.  We lived in Chicago MANY years ago when the Bears were in the playoffs.  Then the Lakers stayed in constant playoffs status while we lived in Southern California and of course, now we live in St … Continue reading

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Excerpt Reading #39- Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey

“For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10 Yes, God has prepared things for you to do and yes, God knew when He prepared … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than… a Pot Pie

When I was 11 my mother went back to school.  As a single mom, she worked all day teaching high school kids then drove straight to night classes to earn her master’s degree.  That left me and my sister in … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than Show and Tell

My daughter Heidi, when she was in kindergarten, took Show and Tell to a whole new level.  While other kids were bringing in her favorite toy, Heidi brought a live baby girl that lived down the street.  Seriously.  Then there’s … Continue reading

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Cancer is Not Punishment

Cancer is not a punishment. God did not give you cancer. He gave you His Son so you may live a life of hope in the midst of suffering. Before we go on, it’s important that you know one thing: … Continue reading

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Seeing God in Your cancer Journey Excerpt Reading #27 “You Are the Expert”

This is an excerpt from the Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey Program Participant Guide.  To learn more, contact a program near you https://www.cancer-companions.org/find-a-group/  or email Karen Tripp Karen@cancer-companions.org

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God is Bigger Than…a Flying Trapeze

As a child, there was nothing as thrilling as watching the flying trapeze.   I’d strain my neck to watch the bejeweled lady release the bar just in time for the arm bulging man to catch her.   Holding my breath, I  … Continue reading

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