HONORING THOSE WHO BATTLE CANCER
How many people are battling cancer today?
How many fear what the doctor will say?
Cancer claims victims who are both young and old
The battle starts off slowly until chemo takes its toll
Losing weight, muscle tone, energy and hair
Are mild in comparison to its nausea, fear and despair
Will the treatment work? Will the cancer go away?
Will you live life with apprehension or is this the only way?
Will the evil cells take control of your body, mind and soul?
Will you celebrate another birthday; will you get the chance . . . → Read More: Honoring Those Who Battle Cancer
Have you or a loved one been touched by Cancer? Probability tells me that your answer will be yes and if it is not, you are truly blessed. My friends, Cancer, regardless of what part of the body it invades, is devastating and frightening. It levels the playing field between those without material wealth with those who have accumulated much. The demand it makes upon the person battling the disease is beyond comprehension for its physical and psychological challenges are huge. The uncertainty, the fear, and yes, even the guilt that the afflicted individual must contend with can be . . . → Read More: Touched by Cancer?
Webster’s dictionary defines hope as “a desire based on expectation of success and or fulfillment”. The power inherent in “hope” is huge, just as the power in a lack of hope can be crippling. Providing children with “hope” , wishes for success, desire for acceptance, dreams of fulfillment, thoughts of greatness, and the feeling of being considered worthy and wonderful by others is a gift that should be shared with kids each and every day. Hope motivates and enhances our experiences and instills self confidence necessary to tackle life’s challenges, those big ones as well as those little hurdles . . . → Read More: Hope