Sharlea Hobren Living with God's Grace

First post: Apr 17, 2016 Latest post: Apr 18, 2016
A Word About My Journey

I have a rare and aggressive form of cancer called G.I.S.T. -- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. Fewer than 3,000 to 4,500 people in the U.S. get this type of cancer each year. I will always have this cancer. I am not in remission but the cancer is kept dormant with costly chemotherapy. When I was first diagnosed in 2012, I was given fewer than 30 days to live, but I am still alive and (relatively) well! God is not done with me yet. My oncologist believes that I could live for years. That is a miracle and a living testimony to God’s incredible power and grace working in my life. Why am I alive? I have no idea other than to repay the Lord's grace in every way that I can. Sharlea

(P.S. -- If you'd like to help me meet the staggering daily costs of staying alive, please visit my "Go Fund Me" website at ( As the Bible says in Mark 9:41: "Truly I tell you, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to the Messiah will certainly not lose their reward.")

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