Poems

Cancer Is So Limited

Aug 2014    

          They’ve sentenced you with invisible cells that
secret themselves deep in body recesses and multiply:
lymphatic assault on vital functions.
          Can cancer conquer you?
I doubt it, for the strengths I see in you have
nothing to do with cells and blood and muscle.
          For cancer is so limited—
It cannot cripple love.
It cannot shatter hope.
It cannot corrode faith.
It cannot eat away peace.
It cannot destroy confidence.
It cannot kill friendship.
It cannot shut out memories.
It cannot silence courage.
It cannot invade the soul.
It cannot reduce eternal life.
It cannot quench the spirit.
It cannot cancel Resurrection.
          Can cancer conquer you?
I doubt it, for the strengths I see in you have
nothing to do with cells and blood and muscle.

Used by permission of Robert L. Lynn, Copyright 2007, from
Cancer Is So Limited and Other Poems of Faith, 2013, by Amazon Books.

Robert L. Lynn has penned over 500 poems and won many poetry awards. He wrote this, his most famous poem, for a dear Christian friend who was sentenced to death by cancer. Typically the poem elicits 170,000,000 hits on the internet. See him reading his poetry at www.robertllynn.com

REACH OUT

A Missions Journey of Love

A Missions Journey of Love

Jan 2019     The Rev Philip Lim (fourth from left) has touched the lives of many in his missions journey with MMS. The Rev Philip Lim was posted to Cambodia in 2004 as a missionary with The Methodist Missions Society (MMS). Little did he know where it would take him. A people person,...
Bringing the Warmth of Home into Nursing Care

Bringing the Warmth of Home into Nursing Care

Jan 2019     (From left) MWS Chairperson, the Rev Dr Daniel Koh; Bishop Dr Chong Chin Chung of The Methodist Church in Singapore; Minister for Health Mr Gan Kim Yong; Minister for National Development and Member of Parliament for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC Mr Lawrence Wong and the MWS Group Executive Director Ms Junie...