I know there is somebody, somewhere out there, asking this question. Because yesterday my friend was told, someone had agreed to be, her 13 year old son’s bone marrow donor! We do not know what country you live in. We will never know why you decided to donate, We can never meet you to say … More Can I Have A Weeks Holiday In June To Save A Life?
What would you do if you were told your child was sick? Not the twenty four hour bug sick, Not the head cold or virus kind of sick. I mean really sick. Chemotherapy sick! My friend got this message at Christmas, Happy ******* Xmas! Since then we have all been in a spin. We are … More We Are By Your Side.
Daily Prompt. You’re asked to nominate someone for TIME’s Person of the Year. Who would it be, and why? If only this award were real. If only it were truly possible to nominate this person. We could look you in the eye, and say “Thank You”. The person I am nominating is American, young and … More A life saver, one in a billion. Times person of the year award.
I went for a final walk with my friend today, and tried to say “Good bye”. We spoke at length on our two hour walk, and yet so much was left unsaid. She and her husband are leaving their home, and three of their children, to go to Dublin with their young son, for a … More Words unspoken
Today you woke up as usual ready to greet another day. For most or you today will not be one you will ever recall. For us we will never forget it. As I sit here an amazing journey is beginning. Somewhere many miles away in the United States, a young woman is leaving her home … More Today is THE day.
What do you do, when every day it seems, that life is raining on you? Day after day, no sun shines. The world is filled with grey skies, and the darkness of night comes early. For weeks you wake up thinking, today the sun might shine, only to discover, that another storm has come, and … More A post from the shore to a friend in rough seas.
Daily prompt, Blogger with a cause. If your day to day responsibilities were taken care of and you could throw yourself completely behind a cause, what would it be? Some day, hopefully far into the future, most of us will have to face the sad reality, that our life is drawing to a close. Our … More You can’t save the world, but you can save someone!
Today was Friday the 13th. A day which is synonymous with bad luck. The superstitious among us, believe we will have a day filled with disaster. A friend of mine began the day badly, as she had the misfortune, of running out of diesel. As I went to her aid, I thought there might be … More Happy Friday 13th!
I cannot write, I cannot think. Everything has changed. As we wait and we cry. Life for others rushes on, But for us it stands still. As we wait, and we cry. Kids look to be fed, and homework completed. As we wait and we cry. People talk to us, but we hear nothing. Minds … More As We Wait And We Cry.
Those who follow this blog, know that all is not well in my world. A young boy, childhood Leukemia, and a bone marrow transplant, have consumed me. We celebrated cancers defeat, but my young friend, is now battling a very rare infection. It is now I see, the very fine line, we walk each and … More When words are not enough