Ruth Clemence is a follower of Jesus, wife to Joel, mother to two young children, a writer and a blogger living in Cardiff, Wales. Through experiencing cancer as a 19-year-old and relapsing 10 years later, she has a heart to share the hope of Jesus with others who may be going through a time that seems hopeless. Ruth has written for a variety of print and online publications (see ‘Writing‘) and spends time lingering with the Lord on her blog.
If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. If you look at God you’ll be at rest.Corrie ten Boom
The Mustard Seed blog
The Mustard Seed blog started in 2011 as a way to share my thoughts of undergoing treatment for cancer as a 19 year old and still trusting God through it. It continues to reflect my faith in everyday life and I hope others will be encouraged through my words. In 2016, I won Premier Digital’s Young Blogger of the Year award which is a testimony to where this journey started to now and God’s faithfulness each step of the way.
The journey continues
On Christmas Eve 2020, I went to the GP and was urgently referred to haematology for a small lump on my neck. After several tests it showed that I had relapsed again with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma 10 years after my first diagnosis. In February 2021 I started chemotherapy again and in April I had an autologous stem cell transplant. In August 2021, my scan showed that I was once again in remission. As I emerge from what has been the hardest season of my life, I will tell more of my story.
I am learning to bring my pain to the cross where Jesus suffered and died for me; and yes, oh yes, my strength is restored for He rose again, glory!
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