It’s not about the wise men, this Christmas. Our gift to you comes from two ladies who consider ourselves anything but wise. In fact, our story started with the words, “Don’t you wish you would have known…?” and continued with a resounding, “Oh, wow…yes! I wish someone could have prepared… Read more“It’s Not About the Wise Men – It’s Just a Simple Gift”
How does a caregiver reach out to others on a similar journey and those who’s lives took a different route while the caregiver traveled the cancer detour?
Celebrate Ten Years in Remission!
Celebrate! Today is big! Huge! Today we celebrate one of those milestones you never expect to even think about with your children. Once thought of, however, the prayer that you’ll ‘make it’ is a never-ending process-type prayer! That prayer for remission and the end of chemotherapy! Ten years ago, my… Read more“Celebrate Ten Years in Remission!”
The Difference Hair Can Make
A bright red ponytail and flying blond hair edged around the corner of room number 11 in the Children’s Cancer ward. Wide-eyes greeted me as my two precious little girls tip-toed over to where I perched on the parent chair/bed/sofa/storage unit. I hadn’t seen them for over a week: the… Read more“The Difference Hair Can Make”
Love – It Means Everything (especially when caregiving)
In this series of 31 Days of Unexpected Blessings from Caregiving, I’m reviewing our days, weeks, months and years of cancer caregiving and all it’s repercussions. I’m looking for specifics, for blessings and things I never understood before. In searching my journal I sometimes come across a moment so beautiful… Read more“Love – It Means Everything (especially when caregiving)”
Find YOUR Refuge
I’m linking up with the Five-Minute-Friday group. The word is supplied and we write! This week’s word is “Tree”. Go! When I was a little girl I found refuge in three things; reading a good book, writing whatever came into my heart and sitting up in our sycamore tree. Sometimes… Read more“Find YOUR Refuge”
The Truth About Heroes
I’m linking up with Lisa Jo Baker and the Five-Minute Friday flashmob—our goal? Write for five minutes about the word of the week. I confess that this week, I wrote for a little longer than five minutes. The Truth About Heroes I used to have an addiction to People Magazine… Read more“The Truth About Heroes”
Living In Between
My daughter will stand in between Pedro and I in exactly nine days and when the pastor asks, “Who gives this woman in marriage?” we will say, “We do!” Meanwhile, in the days that march inexorably towards July 7, I struggle in between joy, frantic worry that I’ll never finish… Read more“Living In Between”