Then Samuel took a stone and set it between Mizpah and Shen, and named it Ebenezer, saying, "Thus far the Lord has helped us."
(1 Samuel 7:12 NASB)
Today, I recognize the Ebenezer stones reminding me of how far God has brought me. Each milestone draws me closer and closer to Him and His loving spirit. It was eight years ago that I was sitting alone in the doctor's office getting the diagnosis that was meant to destroy me but God showed me that my help comes from Him. My journey may not be the same as other cancer survivors but God chose me for my journey for a purpose and I promised Him I would continue to faithfully serve Him!
I have become an advocate for Cervical Cancer because it has become the taboo cancer. Women, we are more than our tatas. Fight for the proper tests when there appears to be a problem. Know your own body. Doctors can and will lead you astray in the name of helping you, insurance or not listening. Keep talking. Fight for your body! Your body thanks you!
I look back at just how far God has brought me rejoicing because not only does He keep me cancer free but I’m in no way as sick as I use to be. Today I stand as an advocate, a speaker, an author, and preacher of the Gospel.
To God be the Glory, for my survival and the survival of others! I pray for those still in the struggle that God comforts, protect, and heal, as only He can. Do not lose hope. God is able.
Never forget, As I Encourage You, I Encourage Myself!
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