Blanca Longhurst (Tennessee)
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Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. - Joshua 1:9 (NIV)
A few years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had to undergo chemotherapy and several surgeries. During this time, my position at work was eliminated and my husband lost his job. I remember thinking, How can this be? This too, when we’re feeling so vulnerable? Though it was...
I can have courage because God is always with me.
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