Category Archives: #CancerSurvivor

Direct My Heart

Macabees is a hard read. One son after another is killed for his faith, with their mother encouraging them on before she also refuses to deny her God.  They all put their trust in God and believe that their lives … Continue reading

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Trust Me

  A year ago I was in a hospital bed, recovering from a liver resection.  The doctors were not sure that I would survive the surgery and even if I did they were uncertain whether the surgery would be successful. … Continue reading

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Hope Not Worry

Pray, hope and don’t worry. – St. Pius of Pietrelcina This quote was at the and of the daily readings today. They are timely words as I begin a new leg of this adventure. I now enter the waiting game. This … Continue reading

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Secret Treasure

What is the secret of finding the Treasure? There isn’t one. The Treasure is everywhere. It is offered to us at every moment and wherever we find ourselves. All creatures, friends or enemies, pour it out abundantly. ~Jean Pierre de Caussade. … Continue reading

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Facing Giants

   Over a year has passed since I’ve been involved in any formal exercise  program. This afternoon marked my first  attempt of returning to an exercise class. I chose a MELT class at the Pilates studio. I wasn’t really sure … Continue reading

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Why Raise Questions?

Today’s Gospel reading from Mark is about a man who was paralyzed. His friends brought him to Jesus, after digging through the roof and lowering him down on his mat. When Jesus saw the faith of the man’s friends, he … Continue reading

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Mercy Given

Today was my last dressing change for my PICC line prior to having it removed tomorrow after my last chemo treatment. I had two of my favourite nurses work with me today.  I have to admit that I will miss … Continue reading

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