Stop. That is what my heart is telling me to do. Stop. Stop being so negative. Stop trusting what the doctors say to be 110% accurate. Stop moping around, thinking about death and dying, and start living.
That, of course is what I have told myself from day one of my brain cancer diagnosis, and somehow I have gotten away from that mindset.
Because the truth is, Cancer can’t be trusted. I had no symptoms, no warning. It hit out of nowhere and completely blindsided me and my family.
Isn’t that just like life? It hits you without any warning, blindsiding your faith and trust.
But it didn’t blindside God. He knew, from the moment he formed me in my mothers wombLeave a Comment
The Nester says
I love all of your posts, thank you so much for writing and sharing. Miss you girl.
Beautiful and so true, Heather! The Bible uses language like “called to suffer” and “do not think it strange when you suffer trials”. So many try to dumb down our faith. Thank you for being a testimony of true faith that endures suffering giving the glory to God.
Beautiful! Amen and Amen…such a poignant post-Thank you so much for the reminder, Heather. You Rock!
Take care of your pretty self.
The wonderful truth is so refreshing.
Only in Him can we be set free from these fears that want to entangle our lives. Wonderful, God-inspired words, sis~
deb @talk at the table says
Incredible. And I know just someone who needs to hear and believe this today. Thank you.
Susan Singbusch says
Just awesome..thanks for the reminder Heather…blessings
Your post has spoken to me. I had a rough week since last Sunday. I was in terrible pain and went to ER. There they told me I was pregnant. More test were done to determine the cause of pain. Baby was not found in ultrasound. I might have an ectopic pregnancy or is to early to detect it yet. The suggested treatments were not what I wanted to hear. It has been a roller coaster of emotions. Your post has helped me see things in a different way. I am letting go of fear. Trusting God that everything will be done according to his will.
Ann Voskamp @ Holy Experience says
These are radically powerful words, Heather…
God uses you to change hearts… mine.
Simply profound. Truth to revisit — and live
heather, as always…so powerful. thought provoking. as i’ve dealt with my own suffering i have to remind myself over and over of what the promises are that i need to cling to. this post was needed tonight as i wrestle with fear. i am not a big fan of the unknown – ha, who is?!
Paula Jean says
Thank you, Heather. I’m grateful to have found your post today!
Thank you, Heather.
As so often happens, God is speaking through you in exactly the way I needed to hear it. Thank you for continuing to share your journey and ministering to my heart.
With love and prayers,
Oh goodness, Heather. That was such a beautiful and encouraging post. Life-changing words.
Thank you for letting God work through you in the midst of all you deal with.
thank you Heather.
If you’re like me, you’ll need to be reminded of these truths often. It seems no sooner than I declare, “claim” or cling to these truths, I’m tempted to start letting my thoughts and heart be overwhelmed and blindsided!
God IS Sovereign and completely trustworth and faithful.
Keep trusting! (Ummm. I’m speaking for both of us!)
Tammy and Parker says
This is exactly what I am struggling with in regards to Parker’s pulmonary hypertension.
Except I think you are farther along the path of Faith than I am. I tend to take two steps forward and 50 steps back.
Kristi O says
I don’t have cancer but I too lack faith and have lived in fear. today is a new day. I am going to believe today God can. He will keep His promises.
thank you for sharing your heart and the Father’s heart and touching mine.
Your writings have been a blessing and this one is really great…Gods blessing on you!!! and your family!!!!