Item description for Why Me? Why Now?: Finding Hope When You Have Breast Cancer by Lorraine Murray...
Overview Cancer survivor Lorraine Murray offers caring spiritual help to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Grounded in faith, this honest, empathetic, and compassionate guide offers more than psychological advice. It offers help to heal the suffering heart. Murray explores the real issues and candidly shares her own battle with cancer, offering positive suggestions for dealing with fear, confusion, anxiety, and suffering. The text is rich with the words of Jesus, examples drawn from his life, scriptural reflections, discussion questions, and exercises that can be used in daily life. Perfect for both personal reading and group settings, Why Me? Why Now? is also a valuable resource for caregivers, friends, and families of women with cancer. It offers compassionate advice sprinkled with bittersweet humor to help women through the terrors and uncertainties of treatment and recovery.
Publishers Description This compassionate guide for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer offers more than just advice. The text is rich with the words of Jesus, scriptural reflections, and discussion questions.
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Library Journal - 08/01/2003
Library Journal - 09/01/2003 page 197
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Studio: Ave Maria Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2003
Publisher Ave Maria Press
ISBN 0877939926 ISBN13 9780877939924
Availability 0 units.
More About Lorraine Murray
Murray holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Florida. Currently she writes a column called "Grace Notes" for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and is a guest columnist with the Georgia Bulletin and America magazine.
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A spiritually invaluable aid Dec 7, 2003
Deftly written by Lorraine V. Murray, Why Me? Why Now? Finding Hope When You Have Breast Cancer is a spiritual guide intended especially for Christian women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Drawing upon lessons of the Bible, Why Me? Why Now? deals with such issues as facing personal fear, remembering God, and coping with diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. An emotional and pious work, Why Me? Why Now" is enhanced with simple scriptural reflections, questions, and exercises to round out this spiritually invaluable aid to getting through the trying times that a cancer diagnosis brings and is especially recommended reading for the caregivers, friends, and families of women with cancer -- as well as any woman newly diagnosed with breast cancer.