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I have just read this and it has me with tears in my eyes. I am just in that place and it has given me such comfort, Thank you Nutmeg56 xx
I agree with MaryQ 100% - I actually printed off Nutmeg56 's poem earlier today, so I can revisit it whenever I want :)
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This has touched such a nerve with me because the week before my first surgery (a bowel resection) we moved house! Although I loved the house when we bought it, I came ‘home’ and felt completely misplaced. I felt as though I had been put down in a place completely alien to me even though I had loved it and looked forward to moving in. I am coming to terms with it now 6 months later, but perhaps it was not the house. Perhaps it was the whole experience described in the poem. I am so pleased to read this and know that others have felt this way. It helps me realise that I am not going mad and I am not mentally unstable, I am just dealing with cancer! Onward and upward!
Love and hugs Jenny xx
Love and hugs Jenny xxx
“ We don’t know how strong we are, until being strong is the only choice we have.” xx
Sometimes the strength within you is not a big fiery flame for all to see its just a tiny spark that whispers ever so gently " you got this keep going " xxxx love n best wishes Ali
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it
Here is a poem I found in February, I had just been diagnosed. I was waiting for some friends who were coming over for a pub lunch, as usual they were quite late but I felt better sitting in our local pub than I did pacing around at home. In the alcove are some book shelves and I came across a small tatty book: Quiet Corner by Patience Strong. I flicked through and here it is
When the soul is plunged into the depths of dark despair
When the heart is heavy with its load of human care
When it seems that we shall never see the light again
Blinded by our sorrows, the tear drops and the pain
That’s the time when unseen hands reach down to take our own
Loved ones press around us though we think we stand alone
Angel wings enfold us safe from every hurt and harm
Something seems to come to us and make us strong and calm
Comfort steals upon the heart, we know not how or why
Suddenly the light comes flooding o’er the darkened sky
‘God shall wipe away all tears’ - this promise shall remain
And strengthened, healed and comforted, we face the world again.
I hope you like it
Have a good day everyone
May the force be with you
Your true inner happiness does not come from the material things of this world
So true Moomy xx
Onwards and flatwards (don't do hills) and keep walking if you can!
Love that Amalie xx
Pretty words are not always true and true words are not always pretty xxx best wishes ALI xxx
Run Forrest, Run!
“Everyday is a new beginning. Take a deep breathe, smile and start again.”
love and hugs Jenny xxx
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