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life journey

Six Small Words

Just six short words from a doctor I had never met before – and a lifetime of slights and hurts fell away. First, he asked permission to use my first name, something no other doctor has done.  Immediately, the balance … Continue reading

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Adjusting Our Sails

“She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails. Elizabeth Edwards   “If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces!” Shane Koyczan   My mother used to tell me … Continue reading

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Talking to Cancer

You try all avenues with cancer, starting with blaming yourself: am I a cancer personality?  Have I negative emotions?  Then you also try eating differently, perhaps energy work; you name it, there’s a therapy.  My doctor is attacking it with … Continue reading

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Sweet as a Baby

Information comes in the weirdest ways, which makes me believe in coincidence or at least some greater intelligence.  In “Letters to the Editor” in the UK Telegraph, there was, as always, discussion of the faults of the National Health Servuce. … Continue reading

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Steering on Steroids

Steroids actually make me go to sleep to my great surprise – initially. During the day when I want to do things, I am curled up with an audiobook that comes and goes as I drift. It makes for an … Continue reading

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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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