June 30, 2017

When I decided late last year to start blogging and working on a film about life after cancer, it was more or less a gut decision. As time has passed, the decision to launch into these two foreign forms of expression has turned out to be life-giving and tremendously be...

June 16, 2017

When my family and friends in Canada told me last year that Gordon Downie had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and the Tragically Hip were giving their farewell concert tour, you’d think it would’ve hit with some kind of emotional weight, but I felt surprising...

June 1, 2017

A month or so ago, our pastor spoke about the messiness of life and asked how many of us have dealt with addiction, mental health or cancer, either in ourselves or someone we love. I was up in the balcony, so I got a bird’s-eye view.

It was astounding to see a room of 1...

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About Brad Thiessen

After my third cancer experience, my emotional and spiritual survival depended on finding hope and meaning in the face of a diagnosis that is statistically fatal and sure to recur. I came out of it seeking hope and meaning in the face of an uncertain future.

     As this blog develops, I hope to not just share and investigate from my own life, but also give voice to what others have learned on the journey. Learn more of my story and the Proof of Life projects.

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