I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled series of Faith-Filled Moms because my friend Shari passed away from cancer less than twenty-four hours after my first guest blog about Faith-Filled Moms and Fighting Cancer was posted. My friend had valiantly fought her sickness for years. She believed God was going to heal her. And so did I. We … Continue reading A Different Look at Death
When I first heard the oncologist say “Markisha, you have cancer” I went numb and escaped someplace else in my head. “We can start your treatment today.” Still not quite there, I responded, “No, Monday is better for me. I have the day off.” It was the week before the MLK holiday in 2013. His … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Rediscovering God During My Cancer Fight – by Markisha Greene
Not long ago, I was driving on the highway with the girls, and as I glanced in my rearview mirror, I saw an absolutely beautiful scene unfolding in the sky. As the sun was setting, pink and purple streaks lined the clouds. I’m an avid sky-watcher and when I see a magnificent sunrise or sunset, … Continue reading Why Would You Keep This Amazing Knowledge to Yourself?
A year after I started blogging about Kennedi's injury, I finally asked God why HE allowed it to happen. And His answer humbled me to tears.
I struggled with writing last week’s blog. On Monday I received a praise report that a family friend was in remission after her bout with cancer. Then on Tuesday I received news that a close family member had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. It was a very emotional experience sharing my testimony … Continue reading How Do I Know God Will Heal Me?
CANCER. The very word seems to grip us in our hearts and snatch our breath away. I know that’s what happened when my younger sister informed me that our other sister (and her twin) was diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s hard to describe the feeling, it’s like your entire world momentarily stops as you process … Continue reading Why Me (or Them) Lord?