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The Writing on The Wall

At times it seems so far away At times it seems so near The writing that is on the wall Is nothing we should fear Daytime light illuminates The words that I can see Yet never do I seem to … Continue reading

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Colour my World

Colour my world with deep pinks in the morning Shades that subdue what may be a snow warning Through rose-coloured glasses though which do I see November’s first snow-fall on the branches of each tree Colour my world with clouds … Continue reading

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New Day – New Beginnings

This morning – I’m getting ready For whatever happens I feel stronger I lift up my eyes to the light, to the horizon, to the sky The new day is breaking Today I feel more ready To battle the demons … Continue reading

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My Debt

I have borrowed a lot in my life and I am in a great deal of debt. My husband was vigilant throughout the time I was receiving chemo-therapy.  There was never a time when he was too busy to attend … Continue reading

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That was then – this is now

Let me Juxtapose Yesterday with today Uncertainty – stillness Fear – inner calm Losing my hair – growing my hair Ignorance – wisdom Blind faith – insightful faith Loss – Gain Conflict – Inner peace Seclusion – Community Cancer – … Continue reading

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Just Around the Corner

I walk without trepidation. I am flanked on either side by bull-rushes that have shot up tall over the railings during the summer.  They are tired – it’s been a long season. What lays on the other side of those … Continue reading

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I have faith

“Well done, good and faithful servant” I follow a number of blogs.  Some of them are an unusual choice for me.  I was introduced to them simply because some of them “liked” my post.  I was curious “who” and so … Continue reading

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I need to teach

I feel like a trapped animal today.  My colleagues are back at work, back contributing to society.  Here I am.  At home.  Sipping coffee.  It seems my living conditions are quite wonderful.  I have shelter, food, space, water. Yet – … Continue reading

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The Warrior on the Door

When I first found out I had cancer, I took my daughter shopping.  We ventured into Roots – which we don’t often do as I am quite, well, frugal.  I fell in love with a sweater which I was hesitant … Continue reading

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The Firewall

This summer, cancer walked behind me.  Today – it walks beside me.  I don’t want it to walk in front of me ever again.  And so – I put up a firewall between cancer and I.  That way, I can … Continue reading

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