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!

Reading # Cancer and Praying BIG

Read the verses below: “13 Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over … Continue reading

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Reading #4 When my Purpose and God’s Purpose Collide

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” Revelations 21:4 Photo by Yamon Figurs on Unsplash It probably came … Continue reading

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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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