“Praying for the Cure” by Mary J. Nelson

Mary J. Nelson has written a wonderful book called “Praying for the Cure”.  It is a book containing hope and help for those stricken with cancer.  As a cancer survivor, Ms. Nelson knows the struggles that come with the announcement that you have cancer.  It is the scariest sentence you will ever hear.  I know, because I am also a cancer survivor.  The meditations and prayers that are found in this special book are a gift for those who have been just diagnosed, are receiving treatment, or who are in remission.  Even though the cancer may not be present in your body any more, a survivor always has that “what if” in the back of the mind.  Some of the treatments cause so many forms of reactions that it’s hard to know if the medicine is causing your symptoms or if there is another reason.  That is the part that is constantly lurking for a survivor.  These meditations and prayers can help those patients keep their faith and their hope alive.  I am so pleased that I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher.  I was not required to write a positive review, but the book deserved that…a positive review.  I would recommend this to family, friend, or yourself if you are suffering from cancer or know someone who is.  I think this book would be of help to anyone suffering from any kind of dreaded disease.  We can all use the hope it gives.


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