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Dear Mom,

Today I went to Princess Margaret Hospital and met some of the doctors who research and treat lung cancer. Don’t worry though, I am fine. 141 more words


Good grief...got the power?

Yesterday’s Reading contains my favorite Scripture passage.  It has kept me going for many years!

* but he said to me,

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” I will rather boast most gladly of my weaknesses,* in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me. 109 more words


Day 2: Resignation

Greif is (often but not always) preceded by either shock, or resignation.

When it’s a new grief, a new loss, shock is what paves the way – surprise over losing something precious. 323 more words


When my grandfather died

By the time I knew my grandfather well, he was not a well man. Years of smoking had left him with several cancerous tumors lodged deep in his lungs. 845 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Don’t You Forget About Me.” Imagine yourself at the end of your life. What sort of legacy will you leave?

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Delight in Simple

My favorite, most cherished lesson cancer and grief has taught me is delight in the simple pleasures of life. I yearn and appreciate the simple pleasures in life; ocean, silence, a cool breeze, conversation, kindness, smell of grass, laughter, respect, time, sunshine and all the qualities my Mom was! 41 more words


the soul of a forever friend

i forget you—
the way you opened
your arms to me at the door
& the embrace following.
i was welcome, the same
as the gray cat at the entrance… 209 more words