Frightened by cancer? Riddled with questions? Perhaps you or a loved one is battling this disease. Do you know where to turn for encouragement, comfort, and support?

In Her Shoes—Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer is a collection of vignettes, highlighting the stories of everyday women with everyday lives interrupted by cancer—their challenges, heartbreaks, questions, and triumphs. Each devotional focuses on one aspect of their cancer journey.

In these pages, you will find:

  • Humor
  • Sidebars with helpful tips
  • Uplifting scriptures
  • Encouraging prayers
  • Real women coping with a diagnosis of cancer.

Cancer is hard, but you are not alone. As you cross the threshold, catching a glimpse into the lives of these women, you will find strength, inspiration, and hope.

Joanie Shawhan is an ovarian cancer survivor and a registered nurse. She writes articles and encouragement for women undergoing chemotherapy. Publishing credits include The Upper Room, Coping with Cancer Magazine, God Still Meets Needs and In Her Shoes: Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer. She is involved in an ovarian cancer social group, The Fried Eggs—Sunny-Side up and speaks to medical students about ovarian cancer in the Survivors Teaching Students program. When not attending one of her two book clubs or her writing critique group, Joanie enjoys designing jewelry, swimming, and knitting.

You can contact her here.