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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

I loved Roseanne Roseannadanna. For you youngins, she was a character on Saturday Night Live back in its heyday, and Roseanne was created by Gilda Radna. A hysterical comedienne who married the only Willy Wonka, Gene Wilder. Gilda was taken from this life way too early by ovarian cancer. She was only 42 and because it was so hard to find and diagnose, she never really stood a chance.

Today, ovarian cancer is becoming easier to locate and treat thanks to the -- In fact, I can name you two survivors right now. They're authors on our latest devotional, whose proceeds will help to fund ovarian cancer research. A big round of applause for Diann Hunt and Sandra Bricker!!!

Unlike cancer, the devotional is fun, happy and uplifting. I'm giving two copies away today for those who leave a comment. Only two, because I want you to buy the copies and raise money to eradicate this horrible disease. This way, you can spend joyous time with God and know you've done an awesome thing just to get there.
posted at 10:50 PM  
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At 1:15 AM, Blogger Ruthie said...

I loved Roseanne, too! Gilda Radnor was an extremely talented actress who could make you believe whatever character she played was REAL...even Roseanne! And that's the truth. (insert a "raspberry" here) LOL

While I'm so glad that Diann and Sandra have been able to conquer cancer, as have I, there are sadly too many people who do not. We need to pray that God raises up wise scientists and doctors who can find the ultimate cure for cancer.

At 4:08 AM, Blogger Quirky Cafe said...

One of my best friends had a hysterectomy last year at 39 - but luckily they caught it all and she is now cancer free. But the sad part is that she found her husband late in life and now they won't have the children that she had always dreamed of.
One day there will be a cure ... one day.

At 6:46 AM, Blogger Abby said...

I can't wait to read it!

At 7:27 AM, Blogger Tonya Kappes said...

Very cool!! Is this something my bible study can purchase and do a class on??

At 8:29 AM, Blogger Pam S. said...

I think that's really great--to send the proceeds to ovarian cancer research! I think it's great that Sandra and Diann are survivors, too. (Waving hello to you both.)

I'm still praying for you, Diann.

At 8:53 AM, Blogger Denise Hunter said...

I already bought mine! It's a beautiful book, inside and out. So beautiful, I couldn't bear to flag the pages, and guess what? I don't have to because I found a pink satin ribbon inside that marks the spot. :-)

Warning: the devos are so good, it's hard to stop at just one.

At 9:33 AM, OpenID Alecia Bates said...

I have searched for this devotional. Our local, Books-a-Million bookstore doesn't have it! I was very disappointed with their selection. I would love to have a copy to give to my daughter as a wedding gift. Thanks for all that you share with your readers. =)

At 9:58 AM, Blogger Jackie S. said...

I am so anxious to read this book...please enter me. Love your blog; trying to get my hands on one of your books!!
Diann has been on my prayer list during her "journey."

At 3:50 PM, Blogger Michelle V said...

I'll be chuckling and remembering Gilda Radnor all afternoon now!

At 9:10 PM, Blogger jel said...

So the book is out now?

going to buy one, so please don't put me in the drawing, OTA :)

At 9:20 PM, Blogger Sabrina L. Fox said...

Nobody's mentioned in a few days how Diann is doing? Is she feeling okay?

We're still praying for her and that this book will be a huge success!

At 9:37 PM, Blogger Katherine said...

I was a kid when the charater Roseanne was on Saturday Night Live. I thank my mom even have some of the videos that have her in it. She was a very funny person. I have a good friend and a cusin who are both fighting Ovarian cancer right now. It is one of the cancer that most women dont know about.Hope one of these days they can fine a cure for it and other Cancers.Where I live in April they are having a Stiletto Sprint. it to help support the ovarian cancer research so i took that day off were i could go with my friend and help suport the ones that have the yucky cancer or are survivors of it.
God Bless you all and have a great weekend

At 9:48 PM, Blogger Katherine said...

where do I get the Book so i could buy a couple of copies? Please let me know thank you

At 1:21 AM, Blogger Jamie said...

My mother-in-law passed away 3 years ago from ovarian cancer. I agree, it is a horrible disease. I love you girls, and pray for you daily, especially Diann. I am thankful that you have written this devotional to help raise money for research. If I win, I promise to still buy a copy to give to a friend.

At 4:45 PM, Blogger Kristin said...

Jackie S. You're the winner of the devotional! If you'll send me your address at I"ll send it out asap!


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Kristin Billerbeck
Kristin Billerbeck is a proud Californian, wife, mother of four, and connoisseur of the irrelevant. She writes Christian Chick Lit; where she finds need for most of the useless facts lulling about in her head.

Colleen Coble

Colleen Coble writes romantic suspense with a strong atmospheric element. A lovable animal of some kind--usually a dog--always populates her novels. She can be bribed with DeBrand mocha truffles.

Denise Hunter

Denise Hunter writes women's fiction and love stories with a strong emotional element. Her husband says he provides her with all her romantic material, but Denise insists a good imagination helps too.

Diann Hunt

Diann Hunt writes romantic comedy and humorous women's fiction. She has been happily married forever, loves her family, chocolate, her friends, chocolate, her dog, and well, chocolate.

Hannah Alexander

Cheryl Hodde writes romantic medical suspense under the pen name of Hannah Alexander, using all the input she can get from her husband, Mel, for the medical expertise. For fun she hikes and reads. Out of guilt, she rescues discarded cats. She and Mel are presently taking orders from four pampered strays.

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