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Sometimes I wish all my hair would fall out... Discovering the redemptive work of suffering

My husband recently shared some sad news with me – a 65 yr. old friend of ours has been diagnosed with lung cancer. It was evident my husband was upset by this news, and he started saying something philosophical about the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death…. 1,113 more words

Terminal Illness

10 Simple Steps to Freedom from Spring Cleaning. Finally.

When I found out I had a disease that would likely reduce my years on this planet significantly, I wasted no time and jumped into conservation mode by eliminating things from my life that are not important, not necessary, or just no fun. 1,186 more words

Terminal Illness

In a landmark decision this past Friday, The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help people end their own lives should be amended to allow doctors to help in specific situations. 569 more words

Facing Reality & Terminal Illness - The Healthcare Visit

Whoa, whoa. So I know I’m slightly late posting this, but I said I was going to write about how the visit went. The one I made with the terminally ill family member.  496 more words

Getting Affairs In Order

How Far Would You Go?

How bad is it when you want something? Bad enough to fight through fog? Is what you want so bad for you or for someone else? 400 more words

Marijuana, Pain Pills, and Natural Alternatives

I am sore and unsteady today. My feelings are more of sadness, thinking too much or maybe not too much of my brother Al. But, I changed my mind about blogging tonight after reading a dear friends post tonight. 853 more words

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