What do you do when a beautiful young doctor walks into your emergency room and says, “You don’t have pneumonia, you have cancer?” What would you do if your morning starts out as usual but you end up being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer this evening? What would you need to know if cancer disrupts YOUR life or someone very close to you tomorrow? How can you offer more than just best wishes and prayers when you get the news that someone is battling cancer?In Destiny in Disguise: Lessons and Blessings in a Cancer Journey, Shannan Lewis describes in detail how she dealt with a lymphoma and leukemia diagnosis, the things she learned throughout the process, and the shift in perspective that came as a result of the overall experience. By candidly sharing the real, raw, realities, Shannan invites us into her journey as she informs, instructs and inspires for the benefit of anyone who is currently dealing with cancer or those whose lives will be impacted in some way.
Shannan Lewis is a higher education professional who earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Palm Beach Atlantic University. She was an adjunct professor and university Admissions Counselor when cancer disrupted her life. Shannan was born in Jamaica but migrated to the United States, where she has built a life in Orlando, Florida. Her ability to communicate and convey the lessons learned and blessings bestowed during the cancer journey is a love letter of sorts to the many lives that this book is meant to inform, influence, inspire and impact.