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life journey

The Greatest Gift

Some wish blessings, others pray for them. Some send blessings and they become one. Joyce C. Lock   If it is more blessed to give than receive, why do self-help books keep telling us support is vital to our well … Continue reading

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Go Gently into the Good Night

  For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. 1 Corinthians. 13 (King James)   I have a diagnosis … Continue reading

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One Smile

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” Mother Theresa   It was just a CT scan with contrast. Nothing special – except what the results would show. The waiting room was beige, … Continue reading

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Crossing the Divide

When you're well, it seems like forever. You feel invincible, belonging to a favoured group who are not old, sick, disabled or confused. Like the young, you believe “it can't happen to me.” Though tucked away in a corner is … Continue reading

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Focus Wheel

This really helped about a week after diagnosis when I felt very bleak. And defeated as it became clearer to me that the crucial factor in getting through this is going to be my attitude. How to get there from … Continue reading

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Quitting to Live

Today's ashes are tomorrow's soil. Craig D. Lounsbrough   It was a big and final decision – to stop medical marijuana. It had been the new hope and, miraculously, initially turned the pain off like a tap. I stood and … Continue reading

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An Injection by Any Other Name

        Sitting in the dentist's chair is probably THE most unfavourite place to be. And when there, it feels as if we are always there – and time passes very slowly. The injection, described hopefully as a … Continue reading

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