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Cancer didn’t sneak up on me quietly and slowly Cancer crash landed in my life like a hurricane blowing One day everything was normal and fine The next day I

Returning from the Edge

Returning from the Edge of a Breakdown I have always believed that a mental breakdown only happened to those who are weak. A loss of sanity wasn’t possible for “normal”


Over the course of my long cancer journey I have crossed paths with so many wonderful people who have helped take care of meThank you will never seem like it

What Cancer Cannot Do

What Cancer Cannot Do Cancer cannot shake our faith in God Cannot stop our prayers Cancer cannot crush the human spirit Cannot take our will to live Cancer cannot weaken

What Cancer Can Do

What Cancer Can Do Cancer can renew our faith in God Renew our faith in our fellow man Cancer can unite a family Unite a community Cancer can bring forgiveness

Dear God…PS

Dear God, thank you once again for all of Your blessings For infusing me with a life force that has no rearview mirror For Your guidance as I navigated all

The Scare

A year ago, as I turned 42, life was fairly ordinary and routine. I didn’t have any major worries, my family was healthy with only the usual aches and pains,

The Words I Hear

I could not think of the right words to say When I got the sad news today My sister lost her best friend She stayed by her side until the

Dear God

I don’t think I have ever thanked You For giving me the strength I need to get through The courage to face every one of my fears And keeping my