I love the thrill of roller coaster rides. Sometimes, this journey of life with the Lord feels like that – a crazy ride. We can get on it kicking and screaming, or we can get on, lift our hands while we hear the familiar “click, click, click” and enjoy the ride knowing God is in control. Who would you want in the seat next to you if you were stuck on a roller coaster?
How do you make it through a devastating diagnosis like cancer? How do you maintain your hope in hard times? Scott Bengtson, a 3-time cancer survivor, shares what happened when he received that first shocking call.
Have you ever gone through an unanticipated difficult trial? Or, been given a medical diagnosis that turned life upside down? In this episode, I speak with my husband, Scott Bengtson, a 3-time cancer survivor, about how to maintain hope in the fight against cancer.
In this latest season of life, which I refer to as “the sacred journey,” I’ve learned eight lessons scars teach us. How do you react to the parts of you that you don’t like? The parts you hope others don’t ever see? The battle scars you remain left with?
Everyone has a scar of some kind. Some are visible on the outside of our physical body, while some are hidden, tucked away in our heart.
When we focus on Jesus, we see the lessons scars teach us. Read more here.
Scripture tells us that “they will know us by our love.” When a loved one goes through a trial, we have an opportunity to show them the love of Christ by being a present help and support.
When a friend, family member, or loved one receives a diagnosis of cancer, it can be uncomfortable. Often people fear saying or doing the wrong thing.
What should you say? What should you do?
In part 3 of the Practical Grace series, I’m sharing what IS helpful to say and do when a friend or loved one is diagnosed with cancer. Read more for 18 tips for how to be a friend to someone with cancer.