Tag Archives: cancer

Courage to wear a pink tutu

It takes courage to be vulnerable. Cancer patients don’t have a choice. They are thrust into it.  Bob Carey, a photographer who loves to make his wife laugh, chose to share that vulnerability as his wife worked her way through … Continue reading

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Courage to Clean

Kara Anderson knows a thing or two about cleaning. She is the owner of Maids On The Run home cleaning service in Jacksonville, Florida. So when Kara was struck with an aggressive form of breast cancer at 39, she had … Continue reading

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Cookies of Courage

Is it possible to make a difference with a cookie? I have a story that will show you the power that baking can have when it’s combined with a mothers love and courage. Courage isn’t something you plan for. It’s … Continue reading

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Kathy’s Angels

For those navigating the stress, fear and financial burden of cancer treatment, something as simple as getting to the doctor’s office can be difficult.  For some, when treatment is far from home, they have no option but to miss life-saving … Continue reading

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Day 45: The Healing Garden

There is a garden in Harvard, Massachusetts that has been transformed into a place of healing. Bill Thurston dedicated the eight-acre property to the memory of his wife Ginny, who took refuge in the wooded garden during her battle with … Continue reading

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Day 41: Angels of love

Bobbie Burnett wanted to encourage a friend battling cancer by making her a stained glass angel.  Her act of love and compassion has multiplied in ways she never planned. She now coordinates 90 volunteers that want to share the same … Continue reading

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Day 27: A Caring Place

What could be better than a free day-spa just for cancer patients, to have a safe place to be pampered and comforted.  The brainchild of Oncologist Mary Allison and her friend Connie Bernstein, A Caring Place provides a patient the … Continue reading

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