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!
Do you wish in times of trouble, that you knew what tomorrow may bring? Do you wish away the hours? or hope that tomorrow never comes? Do you sit by the phone for news? or while away the days wondering? Do you make promises with a God, or do you send divine messages to the … More In times of trouble what do you do?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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?
My friend, whose son was diagnosed at xmas, with Leukaemia, is waiting for her sons blood count to rise, so they can travel to Dublin, for a week of chemotherapy. They have been packed and waiting, for the past five days. Every time the results come back saying, his blood count is .1 too low. … More “Sick” Joke Of The Day!
One of my very closest friends, got the devastating news at Christmas, that her son aged twelve had leukemia. We have all taken time to adjust, but life continues in any family, especially when you have children, as I think this post clearly demonstrates. Within her own home she has four children, Last night they … More No Excuses!