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Monday, September 28, 2009

What to Get Your Friend with Breast Cancer

In my book Dear God, They Say It's Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey, I offer suggestions for how to pamper your friend with breast cancer. Of course you can giver her a copy of my book, but here are some more ideas:

Comfort and Security Gifts
· A stuffed animal, pillow, or quilt.
· A favorite food.
· A game she loves to play and play it with her.
· A movie she loved as a kid and watch it with her.
· A surprise reunion with childhood friends.
· A tea party.
· A fun hat—even if she hasn’t lost her hair, she might not feel like fixing her hair.
· A new nightgown that buttons down the front.
· An ice cream cone.
· A nightlight.

Ideas For Showering Your Breast Cancer Friend With Love
· A Spa day at a salon, which treats women with breast cancer.
· If she wears a hat or scarf, wear one too.
· Tell her how much you love her and what a great friend she is.
· Stick with her even when the treatment lingers on. Her biggest fear is that others will not endure the journey.
· Include her in as many activities as she feels up to.
· Go to a breast-cancer support group with her.
· Plan a girls’ day or night out, when she feels up to it.
· Sit and watch old movies with her—even if she falls asleep.
· Do her makeup.
· Pray for and with her.

Live Face-to-Face interview

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Hurry to Receive Your 30% Discount!

New Hope Publishers is offering a 30% discount through 10/31/09 on my new Face-to-Face Bible study/small group resources.

Just go to their website and put in the promo code NHWEB and order away.

Remember there are questions for doing the studies on your own, with another person, or as a group. Each study contains a leader's guide.
5 fast-paced sessions make them perfect for your fall or winter study.

Face-to-Face with Euodia and Syntyche and Face-to-Face with Elizabeth and Mary will be released February 2010 for your spring study.