Tag Archive: breast cancer

Outcry of Compassion from a Two-Year Old

The evening sparkled with excitement as I was escorted across the grand ballroom at Union Station in Chicago to meet Roger Ebert. Known as the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize and credited by Forbes as “the most powerful pundit in America,” Ebert had encouraged Oprah to take her show into syndication and […]

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I Am Second

Many people have asked me to share the story of how my faith in God helped me face breast cancer as a young woman 30 years ago. That faith has become the sustaining strength of my life. Over the years, when something bad happened to me, instead of dwelling on it, I have always tried […]

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When You Are Too Busy to Grieve

Many of you may be trying to handle grief over the loss of one you love. Trying to live life while grieving doesn’t even sound natural, but it can be done. While this may be a difficult time for you, take comfort in knowing that others have gone down your path before. Two years ago, […]

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This is Not a Scene From “The Godfather”

Neal and I arrived home at 6:00 a.m., exhausted by the almost eight-hour flight from Hawaii, where we had gone to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The outside darkness wrapped around our house with a comforting welcome as we stepped through the front doorway into our living room, unaware of what awaited us. We didn’t bother […]

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