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If I Had Divine Intervention, This Was It

I do not know if I truly have ever been granted divine intervention, but most likely I received it after my surgery for breast cancer when a biopsy was done to determine if I was “genetic” for my condition. After an unbearable three-week wait, I was told I would need not only radiation but also chemotherapy treatment to ensure that not one stray cancer cell remained inside me. The thought of so much treatment (in total nearly five months of it) simply did not feel right to me! Thus, I agonized over my decision. After a week of desperate praying and two days away from having a stent put in my breast, I found myself in the house of my next door neighbor, who happened to be a renowed doctor from Canada. Upon hearing that I was set to have chemotherapy (even though my tumor had already been removed and my lymphe nodes were shown clear of cancer) he and his scientist collegue, whom he quickly got me in touch with, advised me that I absolutely should NOT undergo the chemotherapy.. I am over five years now cancer-free. Because of terrible rare side effects I have incurred from another drug given me AFTER cancer, I feel that God has let me know that for someone like me, chemotherapy would likely have been over-kill! If only I’d prayed for confirmation on the Prolia with which my oncologist had me injected for two whole years. That was a drug I trusted in for strengthening my bones. My later deep research into it revealed to me the truth of its dangers. I have since felt great mistrust for advice from the traditional medical community. Perhaps it was a lesson God wanted me to learn about modern drugs and the fact that I must research anything suspicious I take into my body. I will always be grateful that I received what I believe to have been a clear-cut answer on chemotherapy after pouring out my heart in prayer. Dec. 21, 2021 For the Divine Intervention Poetry Contest of Chantelle Anne Cooke

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Date: 1/4/2022 8:32:00 PM
Great experience sharing. A personal, painful life-experience is beautifully narrated. I too thank the Lord with you for his kind graces. Congratulations on your win!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 1/5/2022 9:45:00 PM
Thanks, Chris. Just have to keep counting our blessings
Date: 12/28/2021 12:54:00 PM
Andrea, I too believe that what you experienced was divine intervention. My goodness sweet lady, I will be praying you stay healthy. I'm so glad you are now cancer free. God bless you with much health and joy.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 1/5/2022 9:42:00 PM
Thanks, BJ it is hard to keep praying for something that doesn't change. Wish I knew how to be more positive. Thanks for your friendship. I have to remember I am still quite fortunate in my life.
Date: 12/24/2021 12:14:00 PM
Amen Andrea, God answeres at times so Clearly and yet there are times it is not like This.' I think now we can overplay our case As well, because no work can impress God No effort.' I am quite unsure at times if an Understanding was from Him.) and then like Now I see the stress on people the horrible Maskings It must have been 12 years ago I Decided on a mask to see if people would Find the real me.? Now the world tells you A mask is the substance/reality.' And fear the normality.' It's like an old film being played in Which you have acted with what you thought Then was a thin script.'
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/24/2021 1:47:00 PM
wow, what a statement you made at the end here. I always wondered why you wore a mask. yep, you knew years ago it would become the norm!!
Date: 12/23/2021 3:34:00 AM
I feel incredibly sad that on top of cancer you had to endure medication that was so harmful. To be cancer-free is such a blessing Andrea. Stay safe and well...Delice
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/23/2021 10:44:00 AM
thanks for that, Delice. I try not to be bitter, but it's difficult sometimes! Merry Christmas to you.
Date: 12/22/2021 2:16:00 PM
It's always soul-affirming to hear someone acknowledging the role of the divine in the affairs of their life. I believe your meeting this Canadian doctor was not by chance and had significant repercussions in your life. Thank you for sharing your story and your faith, I celebrate your 5 years being cancer free. Hugs ~ John
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/22/2021 2:44:00 PM
thanks ,I like to think it was God that helped me. Chemo might be ok for someone in really bad shape. But it was so ridiculous to suggest it to me. My tumor was removed and I felt never sick at all through the whole thing. It was only for testing "genetic" that they wanted to give it to me. I was only level 2 cancer and if not for that genetic test, I would never have had chemo suggested (the test was a recent thing, so ten years earlier, I'd never have even had chemo suggested!!
Date: 12/22/2021 11:15:00 AM
Thank you for pointing out the importance of chemo sabe!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/23/2021 10:43:00 AM
chemo no sabe nada
Date: 12/22/2021 11:12:00 AM
The government does not have regulation for hospital charges, so there are procedures that prestigious hospitals can charge hundreds of thousands of dollars that other hospitals charge a few thousands and yes, the insureds or us suffer for paying our co-pay and out of pocket expenses.... I can go on and on... There are ways to request for these so called "experimental procedures or treatments", you can request for IME from your insurance companies.
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Date: 12/22/2021 11:03:00 AM
Andrea, I worked for insurance for 43 years and the citizens, the public always blame insurance. It is the United States of America, the government favoring the so called lobbyists, who pour millions to these so called US statemen, who make millions in the stock market. The FDA does not approve all these "experimental drugs" they called for cancer. If the FDA does not approve it.... then the insurance companies exclude them in the policies... this is the truth...
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/22/2021 2:41:00 PM
oh, I don't blame it all on insurance. FDA is corrupt, CDC is corrupt, the whole medical system is corrupt along with a government that is mandating vaccinations to line the pockets of the rich. I could go on and on. But I will stop here. Anyway, you know the truth when you mentioned the lobbyists. Thanks, Marilene.
Date: 12/22/2021 2:09:00 AM
God is always looking after us and it is only the doctors that make mistakes by giving you a worthless drug. But thanks to Him you are still alive with your beautiful poetry. Hugs and a Merry Christmas my friend.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/22/2021 2:42:00 PM
thanks, Victor
Date: 12/21/2021 6:50:00 PM
What a relief to be cancer free and that too without chemotherapy. Divine intervention indeed!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:08:00 PM
Hey you made a little rhyme there!
Date: 12/21/2021 6:13:00 PM
Hello, Andrea; these judgments are based on individual preferences, as you point out. I am delighted to learn that you have been cancer-free! Wishing you well, my friend. And best wishes for a joyful Holiday season.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:08:00 PM
thanks, Lasaad
Date: 12/21/2021 5:07:00 PM
Happy for the help you received Andrea, God bless you. Five months is a real challenge to get a clear/ no more cancer report. I believe in healing and miracles from personal experience. If you feel hesitant to accept any treatment when you've prayed with an open heart, I advise to follow your instinct from within. So happy help arrived and you concluded your ordeal. Love and prayers, Bill
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:13:00 PM
I already felt I had no cancer after my surgery. That's what made their treatment plan seem so crazy to me. I honestly think they are going overboard in cases like mine. It seems to be to Big Pharma's benefit especially when I learned later how cancer is an actual eventual side effect of chemotherapy itself
Date: 12/21/2021 3:29:00 PM
Amen my friend. And you now what --- God made your body and He can heal it. ask every day for The Great Physician to heal you from what those crazy doctors did to you. The Bible tells us where two or more are gathered together in His Name according to His Perfect Will It SHALL BE DONE. We will pray together for you8r healing. God Bless my friend and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours. JB
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:17:00 PM
I guess I don't know how to pray hard enough, Judy. Many faithful people live forever with chronic conditions never getting better. Wish I understood it,
Date: 12/21/2021 3:14:00 PM
Andrea exceptional personal heartfelt piece. Dr Max Gerson in the 1930's discovered the cure for most cancers. His late daughter Charlotte wrote Healing The Gerson Way. His success rate was well over in the high ninety percent range. Please order her book and read he cured thousands of patients. The powers that be shut him down and murdered him. True story they used arsenic if Im not mistaken. There is an incredible documentary on youtube about him... documentary on him
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:28:00 PM
Also there ARE cures out there, so I do not support the pink ribbon crap. Smart people know there are real cures but sadly. Big Pharma makes sure that THEY are the only ones insurance will pay for. It is so expensive to afford the alternatives. So unfair we cannot choose for ourselves after paying into insurance
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:24:00 PM
The powers that be are barbarians. They shut down Canada's essiac tea as national cure for cancer due to Big Pharma's powerful influence. I take this tea daily. Will look into the Gershon thing too. Cancer is Big Business to Big pharma. I hate how they hurt those who search for alternatives which insurance does not support
Date: 12/21/2021 1:23:00 PM
Hi Andrea, each time I come across a story such as this I am reminded of my Grandmother saying, “As long as you have your health, that’s the most important thing.” In my youth I thought that was the dumbest thing to say after lamenting about my “real” problems. I’m not so young anymore and I really understand and appreciate that saying now. All my very best to you ~ Jeannie
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:14:00 PM
Thanks, Milton. I have learned to trust my instincts much better now
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Date: 12/21/2021 1:54:00 PM
Andrea, I must confess! My grandma always said, "Have you noticed that people who go to doctors die?" She wouldn't go to the doctor for anything...just suffered whatever it was through. Well, Grandma lived to be 98!!! And, to my knowledge she never took any medicines at all...ever! So, although you and I don't see eye-to-eye on the Covid vaccine, I can tell you that I totally respect you and your opinion. Grandma would, too!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 1:34:00 PM
thanks, Jeannie. I too thought it was corny to hear that said by old people. I did not grow up with my dad's side of the family so I was clueless that cancer ran in his family. I definitely do a lot of things today to avoid cancer. Supplements, diet, etc. One just never knows what awaits them.
Date: 12/21/2021 1:19:00 PM
Hi Andrea; of course, these decisions, as you say, are personal choices. Overjoyed that you are cancer free! My wife and I are well passed retirement, and quite strong for our age. We have always gone the homeopathic way when it comes to treating disease, generally letting traditional physicians diagnose problems (they are good at that) and then looking for alternative treatments and advice. It has been a good combination for us so far. Blessings my friend. And have a beautiful Christmas!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 8:30:00 PM
Ok, joe
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Joe DiMino
Date: 12/21/2021 7:33:00 PM
Andrea, I have a good Affirmation for healing. Soup-mail if you like, and I will send it to you. Joe.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 12/21/2021 1:33:00 PM
When I got my cancer diagnosis, I told the surgeon I wanted my oncologist to be one who considered natural things too. Instead she referred me to one of the WORST for such things. Sadly, in my area, there is nobody to see about cancer except for the basic oncologists who studied at school of Rockefeller. As of today I have put ten grand into searching for holistic doctors to help with my unusual rare side effects for which no doctor of any kind seems to have a cure for me.