50 Days Of Hope by Lynn Eib

50 Days Of Hope - Lynn Eib

Hope is the thing with feathers  
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson

Book Review

One of the scariest words in the English language is cancer.

If you or a loved one has ever heard a doctor speak this word in your presence, you know how devastating a diagnosis this can be.

What you need, more than anything, is the strength to face the days ahead, the reassurance that you are not alone, and the knowledge that others have survived this experience – and you and your loved one can too.

What you need, more than anything, is the gift of hope.

No one is more aware of this than long-time colon cancer survivor Lynn Eib. Each week, she provides emotional and spiritual support to newly diagnosed cancer patients in her role as a patient advocate in an oncology office.

That is why Lynn wrote 50 Days Of Hope – Daily Inspiration For Your Journey Through Cancer. This book is filled with page after page of encouragement from God’s word as well as practical tips and uplifting stories about other survivors that will help cancer patients face the future with faith, not fear.

Although the book is written specifically for cancer patients, I believe it has the power to strengthen and bless anyone seeking support and positive affirmation in the midst of a health crisis. The book is sized for portability but the print is still easy to read.

This book would make a great gift for a recently diagnosed cancer patient and a great tool for a chaplain, pastor or a pastoral ministry team.

Lynn Eib

Lynn Eib

Lynn Eib is a longtime colon cancer survivor who was diagnosed at the young age of 36. Today, she serves as a patient advocate in an oncologist’s office and encourages cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and health professionals through her books, inspirational speeches and seminars. In 1991, she founded a group called The Cancer Prayer Support Group that is believed to be the longest running, continuously meeting, spiritually based group in the country.

For more information about Lynn’s ministry, starting a Christian-based support group, or other resources to encourage those dealing with illness:

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a copy of this book from Tyndale House Publishers for review purposes. I was not compensated for this review, nor was I required to write a positive review. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.

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  1. Pamela says:

    I love E. Dickenson’s quote. What would life be without hope? I’ll be sure to check out the book. Sounds inspiring.

  2. Carole says:

    Good to know about this book. I found you through Crazy Mama’s fun blog hop. I linked in a fun bumper sticker. Have a super week.

  3. Always great to know that books like this exist. Thank you for sharing!

    Visiting from SASS
    http://www.multitestingmommy.com/2012/07/show-some-sass-with-saturday-stop-share_27.html

  4. I came from Cym Lowell‘s Book Review Party Wednesday (BRPW)

    It’s good to hear that despite all the bad things in the world some people still see inspiration in it…

    Cherry Mischievous

  5. Jennifer Dawn McLucas says:

    This book sounds incredibly uplifting!

  6. Nikki says:

    sounds like a great book and hope….it’s the best.

  7. Charlotte says:

    Sounds like a terrific book. Hope is such an important word. How could we get through the day without hope. Thank you for sharing this.
    Blessings,
    Charlotte

  8. Nicole@Show Off Friday says:

    That looks like a beautiful book. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Holly says:

    Your post caught my eye as “hope” is one of my favorite words. What a lovely idea she did to help others through such a difficult time. I’m having a giveaway, so stop by and enter! Happy Pink Saturday!
    Blessings!

  10. LaVoice says:

    Without love and hope, there would not be much left to look forward to.

  11. Joyce M says:

    The books you have recommended on this site will help men and women who have cancer believe that there is hope. I joyfully leave to take a look at what others have posted for Pink Saturday. Congratulations on creating such a useful site.
    Joyce M

  12. Terri says:

    Hi — Joining you with Pinterest. Already tweeting with you; hope you can do the same. What inspiration on your post today, thanks for the review; I’m No. 55 on PS today; if you can, please join our support for BCAM and visit — and read about Posey Hope. Blessings Terri

  13. Thank you so much for pointing me to this post on my blog. My step-son was diagnosed a few weeks ago with stage 4 cancer and he’s got a hard road ahead of him. I’m definitely going to check this book out! God bless you =)

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