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Book Review: Praying Through Cancer Author: Susan Sorensen and Laura Geist

Traumatized and terrified of cancer? Whether you or a family member is battling the disease, this beautiful, updated edition of the trusted, encouraging 90-day devotional will comfort and strengthen you. Written by women who have faced cancer themselves, this book reminds you that you are not alone and will help set your heart free from fear.

When you hear the doctor say the word cancer, your fears can be overwhelming. Thankfully, there is a place of peace you can experience. Through these pages, women who have walked this difficult journey themselves will pray through cancer with you and walk alongside you through your own journey.

This encouraging daily devotional is written specifically for women battling cancer, and it is written by women who have faced cancer themselves, containing insight, wisdom, and clarity found only through personal trial. Whether you are facing breast cancer, thyroid cancer, or any form of the disease, the testimonies and prayers in this book will strengthen and bless you in the months ahead.

This updated edition features a beautiful new cover. Each daily devotional includes:

  • Scripture verse and prayer

  • Inspirational story where fears and anger are transformed into confident expectation and pure worship

  • Intentional tip of the day to help you personally encounter God

  • Prayer references for encouragement

You don’t have to face cancer alone. As you read, you’ll feel as though you are meeting kindred spirits—old friends who will come alongside you in your journey, encouraging you and understanding what no one else can.

Reviewed by:


Tell us a bit about yourself:

Lover of Jesus & His bride (the church), wife to my best friend and mother of 3 very busy, energetic children. Live in Durban and Totally love our country South Africa.

Name of Book:

Praying Through Cancer


Susan Sorensen and Laura Geist

What drew you to read this book:

A good friend recommended it to me after finding out that I was diagnosed with cancer of the bowel.

What impact did this book have on your life?:

Encouraged me to pray everyday and to shift my eyes away from the disease but rather fix them on Christ Jesus. It’s taught me to pray consistently and to pray daily.

In a paragraph, what is the main point of the book:

90 day devotional which reminds us to press in and lean onto the ABBA’s chest who knows our inner most thoughts, fears and desires. In the book it is clear that the will of God is to bring peace and healing into our lives.

Who would benefit from reading this book?:

Someone or family’s who may have suffered through cancer or know someone. The book is an easy read and can be picked up at anytime and any chapter or page, the testimonies are great & encouraging.

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