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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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CELEBRATE LIFE

The Lord of the Dance – a simple song that has such a profound message. “I danced in the morning when the world was begun I danced in the moon and the stars and the sun I came down from … 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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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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BACK TO THE “BRIG”

As I write this, I’m in a temporary room while they clean my room for another stay in the hospital. Seems my body is doing a little battle with the new stem cells (called Host vs. Graft disease), which is … Continue reading

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SLEEPY

Yesterday I was “Sleepy,” the Dwarf. I spent the afternoon sleeping and then, no problem, slept the night through. Must be my own bed welcoming me home. “There’s no place like home.” We spent the morning in the clinic receiving … Continue reading

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GOING HOME

I’m going home today, just fifteen days after receiving the stem cell transplant which gives me life, literally. My prospects before the transplant were not good, but if all continues to go well, I may have many more years to … Continue reading

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