Saturday, November 18, 2017

An update on (and from) Patricia

August 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Patricia's Journey

This is Steve, Patricia’s web person. I’m posting an update from Rev. Sky St. John and Lisa Ensley, who have been with Patricia over many of the past 48 hours. It is based on her own words and thoughts, and it includes a brief message directly from her…

Loving yourself

November 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Nuggets

“At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.” – Dr. Paul Tournier “If we don’t appreciate ourselves, it’s very difficult to accept the appreciation of any one else or really to attract a whole lot of success into our lives.”  — Mike [...]

A Mother’s Love

November 7, 2009 by  
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My mother laid aside her terrifying fear of water to cross the ocean to be with me. That means we are not participating in water sports or taking the submarine ride during her visit! She’s content to keep her feet on solid ground. I’m discovering little things about her: she likes staying in bed and [...]

Hair today, gone tomorrow

November 6, 2009 by  
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One week ago, after three chemo treatments, my hair began to fall out. A couple of days later, a hair cut reduced the fall out on my pillow. Not that less hair fell out, but with the length cut by 2/3, it didn’t seem as great. My best guess is I have lost about 75% [...]

Hopelessness

October 8, 2009 by  
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When you are in a potentially life-threatening situation like this, there are times such as now when there seems to be so much coming at you that you can’t possibly have a big enough catcher’s mitt. That is when my angel friends appear.