Support Your Caregiver to Thrive

Support Your Caregiver to Thrive “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” — Dalai Lama   Here are a few tips to spread love with your caregiver: Write a handwritten thank you letter to your caregiver. Tell them you appreciate them. Give them a surprise […]

Joy Matters

Joy Matters Joy matters! Yet when diagnosed with breast cancer, it is the first feeling that flies out the window. Of course we aren’t joyful to have been diagnosed with breast cancer, but letting a diagnosis rob us long term from the feelings of joy is harmful to our health. When the feelings of shock, […]

A Life Changing Moment

In this month’s blog, I’m delighted to share a story from Beth Moore. It’s about compassion and a hairbrush. I cry every time I think of this story. Hairbrush Compassion, A Life Changing Moment By Beth Moore Seventy or eighty of us filled a commuter area of the Knoxville airport. I could see activity over […]

The Power of Purpose

The Power of Purpose There is Power and Purpose in Everything   Along with the diagnosis of breast cancer comes fear, unfamiliar medical terms, a new way of trying to manage even the simplest of tasks, and more decisions than most of us are prepared to handle at one time. But the diagnosis also brings […]

The Power of Awareness

The Power of Awareness Everyday is breast cancer awareness month for those of us who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. But for the moment, I want to give thanks for the month of October even though this is the month of February. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Most of us are aware of […]

The Power of the Healing Spirit

The words from Mother Teresa have never left me.  When I first read this about God speaking in the silence of the heart when we listen, I stopped in my tracks because it spoke so deeply to me, that I needed to calm down and listen, because God was speaking.  God does not yell or […]