Posts about cancer

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Memento Mori and Resurrected Life

Esophageal cancer killed Jerry, my father-in-law. Dying’s final indignity was when the hospice nurse informed him that he couldn’t wear his 501 Levi’s…

Nov 14, 2014
The Sounding

The Lords of Life and Death

On Saturday, November 1, a young girl committed suicide. Brittany Maynard had been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, and she was told that chances…

Nov 04, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Long Road to Orthodoxy

Join us for another inspiring conversation about the spiritual journey to Orthodoxy. Fr. Brendan Pelphrey is with us to talk about his long and winding…

Sep 27, 2013
The Sounding

Post-derby polka

Tonight we dined at the Center House of the Seattle center. For those of you not in Seattle, this is essentially the food court on the grounds of the Seattle…

Aug 15, 2013
The Sounding

Four Left!

In order to catch up with Christine’s present life a bit faster, I am moving us along to a fairly recent journal entry. She has been through many…

Jul 16, 2013
The Sounding

The Wig Story

Written May 2, 2013 As you know, I had mixed feelings about getting a wig. I feel most comfortable bald, but my children were saddened by my bald head….

Jul 06, 2013
The Sounding

Being Bald: The Up and Down Sides

Written Apr 17, 2013 — 11:44 a.m. I’m feeling better! Pity party over, thanks for bearing with me. So, hair. This subject is just fascinating…

Jun 11, 2013
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