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!

Christmas Cancer Devotional: Jesus is More Than You Expected.

Devotion #1: Jesus is More Than You Expected from Celebrating Christmas in Your Cancer Journey by Karen Tripp Matthew 1:23 When the doctor says “it’s cancer”, your mind does not wait for the doctor to explain what cancer is, because … Continue reading

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 Devotion #1: Help! Christmas is Overwhelming!!

Excerpt from Discovering the True Spirit of Christmas by Karen Tripp  In November, when you get your first glimpse of the plans for this Christmas, the view seems very manageable. But as November leaves and thoughts of turkey dinners and … Continue reading

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Talk to God about Cancer?

We don’t like thinking about cancer because it can be a downer. And, do you know how  sometimes one negative thought can grow, and the next thing you know your thoughts are spiraling down to “Negative Land”? (I just made … Continue reading

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Do You Minimize Your Cancer? Devotional Excerpt

Do you ever think, “There are no problems, because God is in control”? That’s not quite accurate. The truth is, “Despite the problems, God is in control.” Problems are still there. Take cancer. God is in control of your cancer … Continue reading

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Knowing Jesus Through Cancer

A cancer walk is the type of struggle that can reveal new things about Jesus you’d never seen before. On the day before cancer came into your life, you probably understood that Jesus was your Savior, your Protector and your … Continue reading

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Cancer is Big; But Christ is Bigger

It’s important to consistently take your thoughts off of cancer and place your focus on Christ. Let’s take a minute to clarify something: Focusing on Christ does not mean pretending that cancer is small and has no impact on your … Continue reading

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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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