For the last year, I’ve been cancer coaching a young guy named Jacob Cooper. He’s 12 now, but was 11 when he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. When I first met Coops, he was one very sick little boy. We’ve done some cool stuff together over the past year. It actually took us a […]
In March this year, I had the privilege of speaking to delegates at the Cancer Council NSW CISS Conference at Darling Harbour, Sydney about the things not to say to someone who has cancer, and share a little of my own story. Here’s my talk.
There’s a spate of brain-training programs doing the rounds in evangelical Christian churches and groups right now. People are sending me the links to this material, asking me if I’ve heard of such-and-such’s three week brain detox – which I have – in fact, I’ve subscribed to the program, although people must think I’ve ever […]
When someone we know is going through a tough time, we want to help. But some of the things we’re in the habit of saying, don’t help as much as we hope or believe. When I had cancer, one of the things people often said to me was “One day, all this will make sense […]