The Survivor’s Nest – A Very Special Courageous Woman with Cancer

The Survivor’s Nest – A Very Special Courageous Woman with Cancer

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain I'm doing something I've never done before with today's Survivor's Nest post - I'm talking about a person. This is a courageous woman with cancer who doesn't even have a nest of her own - she is homeless right now and [...]

Meditation Monday – Being Present with 9/11

Meditation Monday – Being Present with 9/11

It’s ironic that I dedicated last week’s Meditation Monday post to living in the present. That hasn’t been easy this week. In fact, it’s been a week to relive, remember and reopen old wounds. Each time I turned on the television or picked up a magazine or newspaper, I was forced to confront the horrors [...]

Cancer Survivorship – To Me It’s All About Gratitude

Cancer Survivorship – To Me It’s All About Gratitude

I was asked to serve as the survivor speaker at Overlook Medical Center's Reception to Honor Cancer Survivors on Saturday, June 4th.  There were over 90 survivors and their family members in the room.  It was an incredible experience and so very moving.  The following is the content of my talk: Hello everyone!  I want to start out [...]