On This Thanksgiving Eve: a reflection on cancer

Spread your wings and learn to fly!

Spread your wings and learn to fly!

On the eve of this Thanksgiving, it will be exactly ten years since I was diagnosed with cancer.  I am so blessed to have had the love of my family, the support of my friends, and the perspective that has allowed me to simply move forward, without questioning why.  It just seems to me that the ‘WHY’ isn’t all that important.  It’s the ‘NOW WHAT’  that determines where the future leads, and sometimes that too has tremendous unpredictability.

Like the skies above, life has the kind of turbulence that you can’t see coming, not with the naked eye.  As mere mortals, it’s our job to spread our wings and fly, even when a sound landing isn’t guaranteed.  I recently blogged about my own journey, and how when faced with decisions hard to fathom, I found the inner focus to simply do what was necessary to steal my own health back.

On this very special Thanksgiving Eve, I wish you all the blessings of good health, valued friendships, and a loving hand to hold onto if your life journey takes an unexpected turn.  And, most importantly,  I thank you for being my friend…I treasure each and every one of you.

5 thoughts on “On This Thanksgiving Eve: a reflection on cancer

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you and every blessing coming your way. I’m so glad that we met here… God speed as you spread your wings and fly 🙂

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    • Life and Other Turbulence

      Thank you Sherri. Hope you enjoy a wonderful birthday celebration with your Nicky this weekend. Much to be proud of there…

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving my dear friend. I am so happy for you. xoxox

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  3. You are an amazing woman. Watching you has taught us all so much about life. Happy Thanksgiving to you and the whole family

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