Danielle Ripley-Burgess (Missouri)
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Cast all your anxiety on [God] because he cares for you. - 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)
As the day for my annual colonoscopy approached, I was filled with anxiety that my cancer might have returned. Just one year prior, the doctor had found and removed several non-cancerous polyps. Though I had “beaten” colon cancer twice before, the “what-ifs” overwhelmed me. Finally, I’d had enough. I was...
God helps me replace my anxieties with hope.
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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