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All the News

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Words simply are not enough.   I cannot, in any way, communicate how deeply touched and thankful we have been by all the emails,  cards, messages, and prayers of people far and near, known and even unknown,  which we have received this last month since our news of cancer. 

We have been enfolded in a cloud of grace,  living our beautiful little life here in the woods,  and learning, researching, moving forward toward natural treatment.   In this, making many many changes for our household,
(healthier foods and household products)
all for the good,  but all in all, I have found these additions plus our "normal" life  to be very, very full and often times, down right overwhelming. Kind of like drinking from a fire hydrant.
It is a good thing to stop and count the blessings.


The children are by are unaffected by the "C" word and the direction we are headed,  they have taken it right in stride, not questioning the new weird toothpaste in the bathroom,  the alternative s…

When You Are Diagnosed With Cancer.

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My stomach lurched.  The roller coaster effect was having its way with me.   There we sat in the doctors office, and the doctor had just said The Word.   I had known it was coming,  knew in my heart,  but somehow, hearing it confirmed still nauseated me.
Cancer.
What do you do when your world, your plans, your hopes are torn to bits and pieces and life takes on the certainty of uncertainty? How can a hospital room feel so much like a ship tossed at sea?   Is it wrong to have emotions like this?  Does that mean I do not trust, do not have faith?
My dear, Love of My Life these 24 years, has just found he has cancer.   My knight in shining armor.
The one on whom we all depend so much.  gulp.

But I believed God would work it for His good, that no matter what,  He would be there with me and my family,  that He would strengthen us for whatever lay ahead.   I knew that.   I do trust.   But I also felt anguish. My faith would be strong, yes, and I did have the peace that all is as it should …