Me and the Big C: One Woman's Journey through cancer's hardship, healing, and hope
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Me and the Big C is a book about one woman’:s journey of heartache, hope, and healing through cancer treatment and the difficult and often rocky road to survivorship. Sue Burris, the author, has experienced cancer from the unique perspective as a parent, child, and patient, and has endured the heartache of losing a sibling to this dreaded disease. Through telling her family’:s story and her own, the author gives a Christian perspective of navigating trials and questioning one’:s faith when walking through the valley of the shadow of death. Me and the Big C explores common questions that all Christians have when faced with trials, and shares the heartbreaking experience of prayers that are perceived to be unanswered. It tells of the joys of survivorship, and the terrible pain of losing a loved one to cancer. Me and the Big C is not just a book about cancer, but a book about love, strong families, and overcoming the odds with the help of God. Through writing the book, the author expresses common feelings and also gives insights to truths she learned in dealing with the disease of cancer for over 10 years. She also explores the difficult questions that arise when it seems our fervent prayers go unanswered. Through using the Bible, and insights gained from a degree from the “:School of hard knocks”:, Sue looks at common fears, feelings, and anger associated not only with cancer, but also with many chronic and/or life threatening diseases. Me and the Big C is not just a book about cancer, but also about fear, heartache, and God’:s great love for us. Readers are encouraged to share this book with family, friends, and especially anyone they know that may be struggling with cancer. Hope is in the reading.