Miracles

What is a “Miracle”? I don’t actually know what the religious definition is. The dictionary says, “A wonder; a marvellous thing; something which seems to go beyond the known laws of nature and is held to be the act of a supernatural being.” The dictionary description works for me. I am living with a miracle. I am living with Clo, who should be actively dying and who is in fact, actively living. She is a wonder!

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Rapid and Scary Changes

One day we are in France, 9 days later we were in the emergency room in Toronto. We learned Clo has stage 4 breast cancer that has metastasized to the liver and spine and hip and she has shadows on her lungs. She is in bed now, unable to eat, barely able to walk. Friends, family, colleagues, many, many we do not even know, have written, phoned, brought in food, sent love, prayers and meditation, given support and amazing care and kindness.

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Please Call Me Nancy

I came back from France with more energy than I had when I left for France. How does that work? It has somehow sustained itself all week. It now isn’t difficult to get up at 7 or 7:30 am and afternoon naps are no longer crucially necessary. I am however, enjoying time to just be still and quiet with myself and integrate each day…

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Make Memories Together

We are going to France and we leave this Friday! I so do not know how to pack my suitcase. Will it be hot? Will it be cold? I will cover both possibilities. I have always loved leaving home for a new adventure. Years ago, when I visited my parents in Arizona or later when they moved to California, we would take day long trips to the mountains or the desert or the ocean. I loved it! It was always very peaceful, and felt renewing.

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Every Event Lives Somewhere Inside Us

Caroline Myss has written a helpful, readable, excellent book that makes sense and is empowering. It’s called Anatomy of The Spirit. One of the many things I like about the book is that she is clear about the mind AND the spiritual connection to our body. She talks about every single event, happening, memory, thought, or experience, they all live in the cells of our body.

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