Category Archives: holidays

“that place in us that carries the light”

Some of you may know me, but for those of you that don’t, I am Patsy’s daughter (aka “mini-me”) and I work as an Oncology Social Worker at a Comprehensive Cancer Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.  It seems the holidays are an extra hard time for our patients and families as they cope with cancer …

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When the holidays hurt…

I must admit I hesitated a bit before writing this post today.  This is a time of joy and love and not a time of talking about sadness.  As you well know, we experience different emotions and these are not always happy ones. This is especially true for cancer survivors.  We may feel incredibly blessed …

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I did it again…

Yesterday was my birthday. It was filled with good food (including gluten free cupcakes, yum), presents, fun and lots of love and kindness.  I was so happy that both my children were able to be at home all day, which is unusual due to their work schedules.  It was an absolutely perfect day even with …

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I will Light Candles this Christmas

I Will Light Candles this Christmas By Howard Thurman I will light Candles this Christmas, Candles of joy despite all the sadness, Candles of hope where despair keeps watch, Candles of courage for fears ever present, Candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, Candles of grace to ease heavy burdens, Candles of love to inspire all …

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Holidays..and the winner is…

I have always loved the holidays this time of year. It’s a tradition in our house that my daughter and I especially enjoy decorating. Many years ago, we started a tradition of having 2 dinners for friends, one for her age group and one for a group of friends I have known since preschool and …

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