Category Archives: LEUKEMIA

LIFE AND LIFE

Eighteen years ago my first grandson was born. He was a nine and a half pound package of joy, a gift to fill my heart. He was delivered caesarian section and because he was so big and my daughter is … Continue reading

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HANGIN’ IN THERE

That’s what I’m doing today – just hangin’ in there. A visit with the doctor yesterday brought the unwelcome news that the Leukemia has broken out of remission and is very aggressive. So I’m back in the hospital today and … Continue reading

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TAKE A DEEP BREATH . . .

Well, I was feeling pretty confident that I was on the way to complete recovery until today. Now I’ll spend a few sleepless nights waiting for the results of today’s bone marrow biopsy. I knew I wasn’t gaining strength – … Continue reading

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PURE JOY

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. … Continue reading

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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

href=”https://wherestherain.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/spring-green-0011.jpg”> “I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world.” Yesterday’s post found me looking at the world through dark, negative lenses and so … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW

Somewhere over the rainbow, Bluebirds fly. Birds fly over the rainbow; Why then, oh why can’t I? I guess humans have wished they could fly since the first time they watched a bird fly overhead. Haven’t you? Just to be … Continue reading

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SIMPLE SONGS

“It’s a lovely day today. So whatever you have to do, it’s a lovely day to do it in, that’s true. So, if you have something that must be done and it can only be done by one, there is … Continue reading

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