Tag: hardship

A difficult first day

My Allograft 2018/19 – 7. 29th January 2019 By Andy Burrows, 29 January 2019 Harder than I was expecting Today – the first full day of my allograft inpatient experience – was tougher than I was expecting. With the autograft three years ago, the chemo was not too bad while the drugs were being infused.…

By Andy Burrows 29th January 2019 6

Do Not Worry

This post is now incorporated with 22 other similar ‘reflections’ in my book, Facing Cancer with Faith.  In the ‘Cancer and Me’ chapter I posted back in August 2015 (No 37), I finished by referring to the anxiety that was afflicting me at the time. I took the decision to defer publication of this follow-on…

By Andy Burrows 18th February 2016 4

Weighing Up Hardships

First published 13 August 2013 This post is now incorporated with 22 other similar ‘reflections’ in my book, Facing Cancer with Faith.  “I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” So said the apostle Paul in Romans 8:18. Paul, who…

By Andy Burrows 30th July 2015 0

A Lesson From King Asa’s Bad Feet

First published 15 May 2013 This post is now incorporated with 22 other similar ‘reflections’ in my book, Facing Cancer with Faith.  I was struck recently by a verse I read in my daily Bible reading. It challenged me personally, but struck me as pertinent to any believer who suffers illness, and, since we all…

By Andy Burrows 30th July 2015 0

What Keeps Me Going?

First published 18 February 2013 This post is now incorporated with 22 other similar ‘reflections’ in my book, Facing Cancer with Faith.  I went for some tests – an endoscopy in fact – in hospital the other day. As the nurse was doing the booking in form with me, she was remarking that everything was…

By Andy Burrows 30th July 2015 1