I mentioned earlier, our new book, My Affair with Cancer. While there are articles and poems, there are several pages that have only a line or two. The idea is that the reader might actually write their own words there.
Here are some of them. I am pleased to notice that they apply to everyone, not just cancer sufferers.
“I am not fine but that is okay. Thanks for asking.”
I never knew it was possible to miss someone so much.
I cry. Do you cry too? It’s okay. Healing lives in tears. Together we stand
I don’t have what you have; you don’t have mine, but the word holds us as one forever.
Today is the day. Today is every day. Today is the only day. Today is all there will ever be.
Today is everything,
What words would you write here about your current life? How are you recording this weird time of life for future generations? Remember that your words often sound better coming from your hands instead of from your mouth.
Who is your Theophilus?
With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, (Luke 1:3, NIV)
Prayer- Lord, we beg your help for the sharing of the truth of this life experience. Amen.