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!

Cancer and the Struggle

 Does it seem to you that cancer is the result of living in a fallen world? Or do you believe that cancer is the result of something you did or someone else did to you?   Cancer is not punishment. … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than Playing in Creeks

Our family plays in creeks.  Other families have leisure pastimes like biking or camping or playing softball.   You may be thinking, “Oh, sure.  We did that once.”  Not like us.  This isn’t a casual activity. This is serious. My kids … Continue reading

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Cancer and Thankfulness Devotional

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  Philippians 4:6 1. You are not to be anxious about anything. Why? Because God is with you through everything! 2. … Continue reading

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Take Cancer Thoughts Captive: Excerpt from Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey

Taking a negative cancer thought captive goes like this. You begin to become aware of thoughts that increase your stress, lower your mood and pull you away from the people and things that bring joy into your life. For this … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Than Stress Management

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I have taught my share of stress management classes over the years.  Let me give you the short version: #1 Our bodies are made to react to danger. #2 This reaction is called fight … Continue reading

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Battling Cancer and Prayer Devotional (Excerpt Finding Hope in Your Cancer Journey)

Problems are still there. Take cancer. God is in control of your cancer and… • There will be days that are miserable. • There will be people who disappoint me. • There will be changes to my body that limit … Continue reading

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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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