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Good News

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Don’t you just love receiving good news? Whether it is life-changing or trivial, good news can always bring mirth to your heart.

On Tuesday, my husband and I received good news from my doctor. Though I have strong faith that I would not need surgery for my serious medical condition after three months of medication, my husband had been preparing for ‘the operation’. I have known him to be an optimistic person, but he seemed to have lost that optimism since I became ill. He tried to convince me many times to have the operation done right away, but I chose to battle the disease through medicine, prayers and strong faith in God. Our agreement was that if my condition remains the same or gets worse, I would go for the surgery, but if the meds work and the disease regresses, I could continue with the meds or try another treatment besides being cut open. Guess what, the result of my third biopsy, which was done last week, showed no trace of the disease. I was overwhelmed with joy upon hearing the good news from my doctor that all I could say was, “Really?” He explained that though the recent biopsy shows no sign of the disease,  there is still hyperplasia and it needs to be cured, too… that I need to take medicine for another three months, have a test that may be painful and have biopsy again to make sure the disease is gone for good, as well as my hyperplasia.

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I was listening to him, but I didn’t want to ruin the good news, no, miracle, that’s what it is, so instead of worrying about “other things”, I thanked God for granting my prayer. I thought of my Mom, my family back home, who never stopped praying for me, for my healing… and I should thank them, too.I thought of my husband who told me once that he doesn’t want to lose me, and that very moment, I wanted to tell him, “See? I told you that you won’t lose me. I am going to get better.”

The good news we received on Tuesday reminds me of a song by Deniece Williams called “Healing“. I am not fully healed yet, but I know that I will be, because I have already received the first miracle. I am hoping for another miracle after 3 or 4 months and the months that follow. God never runs out of miracles for each of us. Some people call a miracle good news, some call it good luck. Whatever name it’s called, God is giving one to you right now. Shall you accept it?

16 thoughts on “Good News

  1. Thank you to you, too. God bless you and your family. ^^

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  2. I hope you will be completely healed. Thank you for your post.

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  3. Thank you, Dreaming Totoro. God bless you, too. ^^♥

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  4. Thank you, Applebloom. Take care and God bless you.^^♥

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  5. Such great news! May God continue to be with you ^_^ ps, love your faith quote from Hebrews…

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  6. that’s good news..God is so good for keeping your faith in Him. I’m hoping for your full recovery chrissantosra.. ^_^

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  7. Thank you, Alodia. I still have 3 months of medication and another biopsy after that, but my family and I are hoping for complete recovery. More power to your blog, by the way. ^^

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  8. Great news indeed! I don’t know you very well but… well you can say I am a fan if yiu and your husband’s love story.😄 I have been worried when I read your post about you being ill. I’m glad all’s well now.

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  9. Thank you, too, Ms. Brook, for sharing in my joy. ^^ God bless you.

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  10. Chris! So glad about the good news! YAY! And *thank you* for the song about how God’s love keeps healing us:)

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  11. Thank you, Jeff Lebow. I hope you have a blissful and blessed year. ^^

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  12. So glad to read the good news.
    Wishing you and your honey lots of health, happiness, and hugs.

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  13. Thank you, Cher. ^^ I am blessed and grateful. God bless you and your family. =)

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  14. wow that’s really good news thank god i sure hope you get better soon take care

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