I never thought I’d write a book about cancer. But then, I never thought I’d get cancer. No one does. Everyone who hears those awful words, “you have cancer” is shocked. It has been said that cancer is the most feared word in the English language. Perhaps that is true. What I know is that when I was diagnosed with cancer, fear became a greater enemy than cancer itself. Fear was everywhere. It besieged me from every direction. I was fearful of the diagnosis and the treatment. I was fearful of what lay ahead of me. I was fearful I might die. Fortunately, I had someone to turn to in my darkest, most fearful hour.
Read about my journey in my new book Gold in the Road: Through the Cancer Storm with Jesus Christ. This book was written for those who suffer with cancer and those who love them. It is also a book for those who are going through any life crisis.
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After more than 25 years in parish ministry, Rev. Cathie retired in early 2018 to pursue a quieter life with her husband Philip in the mountains of Central Oregon. Although no longer a leader in congregational life, she continues to follow her calling and passion to minister to those who suffer, especially those with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.