It’s A Wonderful Life After All

Yes, I know, that’s a big turnaround in a very short time. But it’s not incipient mania that’s making me feel a bit like George Bailey these days; it’s finding out how much I really am loved. There has been such an outpouring of support from so many different people and places that I’m overwhelmed! IContinue reading “It’s A Wonderful Life After All”

Friends With Benefits

Well, just about the time I’d lost faith in humanity…..along comes an online friend of mine who tells my sad story to the world in “A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed” on GoFundMe, the website that runs benefits for people who are down on their luck. So far she’s raised almost $800 forContinue reading “Friends With Benefits”

Faith, Hope and Love

…..and the greatest of these is Love. Thanks to my support people, I’ve got that one down pretty well. But I’m sure struggling with the faith and hope parts. They go together—if you have faith, you have hope—and I feel bereft of both these days. Please understand, Constant Reader, that I am not depressed. I amContinue reading “Faith, Hope and Love”

Off To The Races

I hate it when I can’t get my thoughts to congeal, as evidenced by my inability to pay attention in church this morning or concentrate on writing for the past couple of days. I’m fine otherwise, but there’s this constant flow of ideas which slip away just as quickly as I become aware of them…..although every now andContinue reading “Off To The Races”

Amazing Grace

Faith is the substance of things hoped for; the evidence of things not seen.—Hebrews 11:1 Thanks to a past full of serious arguments and broken friendships. religion and politics are now topics I usually leave alone in public circles. But since my Catholic faith came up during my recent doctor’s appointment, here’s an attempt to explainContinue reading “Amazing Grace”

Amazing Grace

*WARNING*: If you’re offended by discussions about God, faith, religion, or other topics of a spiritual nature, you may prefer to skip this post and find something more to your liking. Or, if you choose to continue, PLEASE don’t respond with arguments against the existence of God or use derogatory terms for Him, such as the “Flying Spaghetti Monster” orContinue reading “Amazing Grace”

The Games People Play

Will’s biopsy has been postponed till tomorrow for some reason. When the imaging clinic called him this morning, they told him that they’d have done it today if he’d still been in the hospital; but since he isn’t, they needed to reschedule. Well, now isn’t THAT great. Not only do we have to wait another day toContinue reading “The Games People Play”