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Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort

Nigel Paterson 27 Dec 12 - 05:20 AM
GUEST,pete from seven stars link 26 Dec 12 - 12:37 PM
Sandra in Sydney 26 Dec 12 - 06:50 AM
Nigel Paterson 26 Dec 12 - 06:23 AM
GUEST,999 25 Dec 12 - 09:15 AM
billybob 25 Dec 12 - 04:44 AM
fat B****rd 24 Dec 12 - 03:50 PM
gnu 24 Dec 12 - 02:41 PM
Janie 24 Dec 12 - 01:46 PM
Pete Jennings 24 Dec 12 - 09:52 AM
GUEST,pete from seven stars link 24 Dec 12 - 08:58 AM
Sandra in Sydney 24 Dec 12 - 08:05 AM
maeve 24 Dec 12 - 07:48 AM
Sandra in Sydney 23 Dec 12 - 11:19 PM
Janie 23 Dec 12 - 08:46 PM
gnu 23 Dec 12 - 04:39 PM
katlaughing 23 Dec 12 - 11:58 AM
catspaw49 23 Dec 12 - 08:43 AM
Nigel Paterson 23 Dec 12 - 07:09 AM
ChanteyLass 22 Dec 12 - 11:03 PM
gnu 21 Dec 12 - 02:21 PM
GUEST,pete from seven stars link 21 Dec 12 - 01:55 PM
billybob 20 Dec 12 - 08:11 AM
katlaughing 19 Dec 12 - 11:29 PM
ChanteyLass 19 Dec 12 - 10:58 PM
rumanci 19 Dec 12 - 09:07 PM
Janie 19 Dec 12 - 08:55 PM
Sandra in Sydney 19 Dec 12 - 07:42 PM
catspaw49 19 Dec 12 - 07:30 PM
GUEST,henryp 19 Dec 12 - 05:05 PM
gnu 19 Dec 12 - 02:32 PM
Nigel Paterson 19 Dec 12 - 11:52 AM
GUEST,999 19 Dec 12 - 10:47 AM
GUEST,pete from seven stars link 19 Dec 12 - 10:10 AM
Nigel Paterson 19 Dec 12 - 06:47 AM
ChanteyLass 18 Dec 12 - 10:31 PM
billybob 18 Dec 12 - 09:23 AM
GUEST,pete from seven stars link 18 Dec 12 - 06:19 AM
Sandra in Sydney 17 Dec 12 - 07:32 AM
catspaw49 16 Dec 12 - 07:25 PM
fat B****rd 16 Dec 12 - 03:36 PM
Nigel Paterson 16 Dec 12 - 12:29 PM
Janie 16 Dec 12 - 07:21 AM
maeve 16 Dec 12 - 07:13 AM
GUEST,pete from seven stars link 16 Dec 12 - 06:31 AM
Janie 16 Dec 12 - 06:21 AM
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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 27 Dec 12 - 05:20 AM

Dear Pete, you've summed up our situation perfectly. Jane loved her house-full of Family & she was, all too quickly, exhausted & emotionally overwhelmed. The unspoken thought that this could be her last Christmas was palpable & I'm sure, added to her ultimate distress later in the day.
               I intended to mention in my previous post that it is a measure of the trust & respect that our Thread has increasingly engendered that some usernames have been 'sloughed off', enabling me to meet you, as it were, 'in the flesh'! Your right to privacy is yours & yours alone & I am touched & grateful that you have chosen to relinquish that right on my behalf.
                            With Love to You All,
                                                          Nigel & Ann.
                                                          xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 26 Dec 12 - 12:37 PM

i hope that jane did derive some comfort and emotional strength from having family around her,even though she might have been exhausted by it too.
sometimes silence is more expressive than speech and a loving look ,more eloquent than words.
posted with a prayer    God bless   pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 26 Dec 12 - 06:50 AM

no words, just love & hope

sandra


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 26 Dec 12 - 06:23 AM

Janie, thank you so much for the link to: "The Comfort of Singing Voices". The final line of the chorus: "...when the dark time ends." goes right to the heart of the matter, particularly after Christmas Day spent with Jane, her Sister, their Families, Ann & myself. We were twelve in all. Jane managed to spend part of the day with us all, stretched out on a sofa, gifts at her feet, which, for the most part remained unopened. It was heartbreaking to see this dynamic, energetic young Lady brought so low. Our Grandchildren did their best to make merry with the giving & receiving of presents, but I found the juxtaposition of Jane's frailty & the Youngster's excitement almost too much to bear. Ann & I spoke very little during the drive home; we didn't need to, our thoughts were practically audible.
         Stay close, my Dear Friends. I have a feeling that Ann & I are going to need You more than ever in 2013. Your continuing Love & Support is beyond price. Take good care of Yourselves,
         Wishing You All a Happy, Healthy & Peaceful New Year,
                                                                                           Nigel & Ann
                                                                                           xxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,999
Date: 25 Dec 12 - 09:15 AM

Merry Christmas everyone.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: billybob
Date: 25 Dec 12 - 04:44 AM

Its Christmas morning here,

Wishing everyone on the Rainbow all the blessings of Christmas, a peaceful and precious New Year.

Thank you everyone for the being here,a difficalt year was made easier by your love and kind thoughts.

The sun is shining here in Frinton, may it shine on us all and bring in a happy day.

Wendy xx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: fat B****rd
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 03:50 PM

Pete said it all. Love to all.
Charlie and Ann Stenger.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: gnu
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 02:41 PM

I have no words. I am just here. Thanks all.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Janie
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 01:46 PM

thanks maeve.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Pete Jennings
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 09:52 AM

I'll second that, pete. Pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 08:58 AM

wishing all a joyful christmas that takes the edge off from all the worries of lfe and peacefulness in your homes. God bless    pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 08:05 AM

no singing here, either I'm listening to the midnight news which means it's 12.04 on Christmas Day.

love & hugs to maeve & everyone on this thread.

sandra


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: maeve
Date: 24 Dec 12 - 07:48 AM

The lovely song to which Janie linked (Date: 23 Dec 12 - 08:46 PM) is "The Comfort of Singing Voices" written by Alouette Iselin and arranged by Animaterra. Bradfordian took a line from it for the title of the latest seasonal Mudcat cd, "Until the Dark Time Ends".

Nigel and crew- My words are sporadic and there's very little singing going on here, but all the thoughtful attention I have in me is yours.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 23 Dec 12 - 11:19 PM

this is an amazing thread where I get inspiration each time I open it.

love to all

sandra


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Janie
Date: 23 Dec 12 - 08:46 PM

The title song for the latest Mudcat Seasonal CD. On the CD performed by Animaterra's Womens Chorus, and, I think, written by Animaterra.

Thank you Noreen and the other folks joining in.

What folk music is, really, and the power of just being folks aware of connection.

With gratitude to all, and wishing each and every one of you peace and joy.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: gnu
Date: 23 Dec 12 - 04:39 PM

kat... cool... thanks.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: katlaughing
Date: 23 Dec 12 - 11:58 AM

I agree, PatSpaw, and I have to admit, I feel a bit sheepish. I didn't write a usual holiday letter this year because I had a hard time thinking of positive things to write about. It has been a struggle and I haven't been able to do much, esp. on my own. I've become very dependent on Roger.

But reading Nigel's beautiful, poignant words, and your own, I realise I am always blessed because of Mudcat and my friends here and, of course, by my family, etc.

Thanks for the shining example of grace under pressure to Nigel, Ann, and family and to everyone else who has contributed to this thread.

luvyakat


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: catspaw49
Date: 23 Dec 12 - 08:43 AM

I think this place and this thread have become the source for all that Nigel has said for ALL of us. Karen and I have gone through so much at times and been given such strength from Mudcat over the years that we realize the great benefit. The difference here is that this thread has become a wonderful collection of others willing to share in positive ways for each other and open to all who play that way. We refuse to allow each other to become negative if we possibly can.

Have the best of all this Holiday Season and allow the New Year to renew the power and the hope.

Much Love,

Pat and Karen Patterson


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 23 Dec 12 - 07:09 AM

A Seasonal welcome to Henry P; Beautiful poem. You are officially a member of the Rainbow Crew!
       As we approach the end of what has been one of the toughest years for Ann & myself, I want to express my thanks & eternal gratitude to each & every one of you. Your posts have comforted, informed, amused & conveyed Love & Care above & beyond what one could ever reasonably expect from a fellow human being. You have become True & Trusted Friends on whom I rely & depend. Oblivious to your own health issues & problems, you've stood shoulder to shoulder with Ann & myself, strengthening our resolve, drying our tears & shining much needed light into those dark corners of our lives, into which one is so reluctant to look.
       For us, 2013 holds no 'miracle cure'. Jane's treatment continues. We progress through good days & bad; good weeks & bad. 'Treatable, but not Curable' has become something of a Damoclean Sword.
       Ann & I send you our Love. It is our fervent wish that the New Year brings to you all: Health, Happiness, Peace & Life's Blessings on your Family & Friends.
                              With Love & Gratitude,
                                                                Nigel & Ann.
                                                                xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 22 Dec 12 - 11:03 PM

I'll be away from home for about a week. I'll have only my smart phone. I'll be looking at Mudcat and thinking of everyone here but probably won't add comments.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: gnu
Date: 21 Dec 12 - 02:21 PM

Yes indeed, Spaw, hang in there. Nobody wants to see AHEM! DECORUM GNU!

It's Friday, I have just aquired 5 lobsters weighing in at 7 pounds in total and I am having a shot myself. I dunno if it will help my hemogobblins but I'll just have to keep at it to find out.

OH! YES! Happy Winter everyone! And, on this festive occasion, God bless us all.

And I give special thanks to Him for $6 a pound (COOKED) lobster. I think I'll get cracking in short order.

Wish youse all were here. With yer own lobster, of course.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 21 Dec 12 - 01:55 PM

pleased to read of encouraging updates.
good one henry.    pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: billybob
Date: 20 Dec 12 - 08:11 AM

Henry, the poem is beautiful, lovely sentiments!
Spaw, thanks for the hugs,
Hugs all round from me!!

Billy and I went to a concert last night, first time out together for months, we saw The Mellstock Band,A Celebration of Christmas,readings from Thomas Hardy and Dickens, lovely singing of traditional songs and carols, we had a wonderful evening. They are at Cecil Sharp House on Saturday so do go if you are in London?

Love and hugs to all the crew,

Wendy


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: katlaughing
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 11:29 PM

It's late, so I'll post an update, tomorrow.Glad to hear the better news from you, Spaw and that Jane has some relief.

Henry, your poem is beautiful. thank you for sharing.

kat


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 10:58 PM

Nigel, I'm glad Jane's pain has been eased somewhat and hope even more can be done.

Spaw, hang in there!


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: rumanci
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 09:07 PM

Hugs, love, hope - holding fast here and feeling better for being Sp.a.whugged too! Backatcher all.
rum


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Janie
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 08:55 PM

A Janiehug back at ya', Spaw!


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 07:42 PM

watching & sending love to all

sandra


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: catspaw49
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 07:30 PM

Thank you Henry. Welcome.

Let me a minute to refresh where I'm at. I've returned twice to the hospital for overnight stays, the last being a week ago After. the first shot nothing really happened and my hemoglobin actually went down when I had the blood work last Wednesday before the second shot. I went in to the hospital and got three additional pints. When I left, my hemoglobin was 9.3 and I felt much better.

Today I went for the third shot. From what I have read and heard from medical friends, Aranesp works reasonably quickly but in terms of bone marrow this means 2 to 6 weeks or so. I was hoping that I could at least maintain or maybe drop only a tenth or two. I awaited the bloodwork results and found I was at 9.8. My joy knew no bounds. We'll see where we are next week and what the Doc has to say and go from there but this was at least encouraging and I ain't felt too encouraged lately.

To all my fellow travellers aboard this thread...........Please keep posting. I think of you all and check in often. I think I'm going to leave a note more often though........even if I have nothing to say. Best thoughts to all and a request for Nigel to give Jane and Ann a "Spaw Hug" and I'll send him a really big hug to pass around. Matter of fact, ALL of you need to be considered as "Spaw Hugged!"


Spaw


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 05:05 PM

I'd like to add my support to Nigel, Ann and Jane, Billy and Wendy, and everyone else who may be undergoing treatment, or looking after someone who is. Patients and carers alike need support.

If I should wake on Christmas Day to find
All the power of nature mine to do with as I please,
I would not cease from labour until every anxious mind
Lay calm and every restless heart found ease.

With my best wishes,

Henry


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: gnu
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 02:32 PM

Glad to her it, Nigel.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 11:52 AM

Pete, have to answer your post with a pm.
Bruce, as always, good to hear from you. Yes, I've been busy 'scribbling' away! You can hear some of my efforts at: https://soundcloud.com/nigel-paterson-music.
       Pleased to report that Jane's Doctors have modified her pain control & whilst not pain-free, she is feeling more comfortable.
       With Love,
                      Nigel & Ann.
                      xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,999
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 10:47 AM

Hey, Nigel. Howzit? My thoughts are always with y'all, and one of them is "I wonder if he's (meaning you) been writing music?"


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 10:10 AM

sorry to hear that jane is having such a tough time of it at present-i hope it will level off and she will be at least sufficiently well to participate in the family gathering.
do you have any hospice at home in your area?we have ellenor-lions in our locality whose nurses call at home to moniter and assist in concert with other drs and agencies.tommys ellenor nurse is very helpful.i,m sure you are too far out for them but i,m sure they could advise of any other such in your area if needed.blessings   pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 06:47 AM

Maeve, the calligraphic version of 'Letter to a Friend' adds yet more beauty to already beautiful words. I rarely look back as far as the 16th century for comfort & inspiration. Clearly, I need to adjust my thinking!
       Thank you all for being with us; for sending your Love; for your prayers; your meditations; your positive thoughts. Jane had what could be termed an unplanned scan yesterday, with a promise from her Consultant that he would make the results available immediately. We are waiting for a phone call as I type. The last few days have been particularly tough for Jane. Extreme reactions to the chemo coupled with ineffective palliative care do not a happy person make.
       Our whole Family will be together for Christmas. It's the first occasion for several years that everyone's been in the UK at the same time. We cling to the hope that Jane will be well enough to enjoy this rare 'gathering of the Clans'.
       Sending Much Love to You All,
                                                    Nigel & Ann.
                                                    xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 18 Dec 12 - 10:31 PM

I have nothing to add, but I am still here and praying.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: billybob
Date: 18 Dec 12 - 09:23 AM

Just sending lots of love to all your family Nigel,
Wendy


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 18 Dec 12 - 06:19 AM

i trust renewed courage continues
blessings to all    pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 17 Dec 12 - 07:32 AM

everyone is saying what I wish I could find the words to say.

love from sandra


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: catspaw49
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 07:25 PM

Sometimes I can do no better than the words of others and in this case I love what Janie and Maeve have given us. Nigel my friend, hold tight and hold on to each other and hope for the best possible outcome whenever that time arrives. You'll find us still here and still sending our best thoughts, love, and caring.

Much Love,

Pat


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: fat B****rd
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 03:36 PM

Dear Nigel and Ann.
If I don't post here all that much it doesn't mean that you and yours are not in my thoughts.
With the best possible regards and a wish that you have the best possible Christmas.
Charlie X


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 12:29 PM

Janie, Pete, Maeve, you bring tears to my eyes; fill my heart full of love & once more restore my courage & strength to live in the moment. True Friends bringing thoughts & words redolent with truth & wisdom. I was particularly low this morning. My mood has lightened & the 'dark corners' don't seem quite so dark.
       Life's Blessings on All who meet here,
                                                                With Love,
                                                                               Nigel & Ann.
                                                                               xxxxxxxxxx


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Janie
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 07:21 AM

That is so beautiful and wise, maeve. Thanks for posting it.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: maeve
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 07:13 AM

Dear Nigel, Ann, and Jane,

What we have is this minute, right now, polished with memories and hopes. That's all we ever have. All that changes is our response to events of life and death. Posted here with love to you, this is a reminder to "Take Joy" my husband and I have placed in our home:

"Fra Giovanni's "Letter to a Friend"
Here's a beautiful calligraphic version...click

"I salute you. I am your friend and my love for you goes deep. There is nothing I can give you which you have not got. But there is much, very much, that while I cannot give it, you can take. No heaven can come to us unless our hearts find rest in today. Take heaven! No peace lies in the future which is not hidden in this present little instance. Take peace! The gloom of the world is but a shadow. Behind it, yet within our reach, is joy. Take joy! Life is so full of meaning and purpose, so full of beauty . . . that you will find earth but cloaks your heaven. Courage then to claim it, that is all! . . .

And so I greet you, with profound esteem and with the prayer that for you, now and forever, the day breaks and the shadows flee away."
                  ******************************
"Letter to a Friend" attributed to Fra Giovanni, 1513
~ Fra Giovanni Giocondo [c.1433-1515] was an early Italian Renaissance pioneer, architect, archaeologist, Franciscan friar, and classical scholar.

*Take Joy! is an excerpt from FRA GIOVANNI's, "Letter To A Friend: A Letter to the Most Illustrious the Contessina Allagia Dela Aldobrandeschi", Written Christmas Eve Anno Domini 1513. However, there is some debate: "The British Museum stated in 1970 that it had "proved impossible" to identify Fra Giovanni, the purported author of this letter. It is possible that it was published in the 1930s, "with Christmas Greetings" from Greville MacDonald, son of novelist George MacDonald, and Mary MacDonald".   [wikipedia]


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 06:31 AM

normally i would be at church at this time but tommy has a bug so i stayed home.maybe that was in some way providential as i have just read and pondered your post ,nigel,and lifted my thoughts in empathetic prayer for you.
tommy has myotonic dystrophy and when we took him on we were told that he would not live long and we have had some close calls and all the time we know that humanly speaking he is deteriorating-but not as fast as expected.
we also have a friend who was expected to die 4/5 year ago but is at present in remission,i think.she has however recently had treatment abroad which family and friends have paid for.
i think you are probably right in expecting the inevitable and it is painful emotionally for all concerned and physically sometimes for jane.living in the present situation could be for quite some time yet,-though of course we can not forsee as you have said.
try not to let what will happen to all of us at some time steal the precious times and the potential times of joy in the now.
God bless   pete.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Janie
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 06:21 AM

Nigel & Ann, please consider this to be simply in the fwiw department. During those times of standing still, try simply to soften around the pain so that you neither resist or nor cling, but accept. And in that moment of accepting what is in the moment, realize it is ok to accept all of that moment, not only the pain and anticipation of loss at some point in the future, but also the love, laughter, and delights for the senses that are there to be had in the same moment.   

And Nigel, don't worry in this thread about gun control in America. There are currently two threads, and many others that are archived where the debate on that issue, often rancorous, rages on.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: Nigel Paterson
Date: 16 Dec 12 - 04:56 AM

It warms my heart to read & feel the optimism in the most recent posts. Sadly, that optimism doesn't extend to the Paterson Household. It turns out that Jane's course of Radiotherapy is for palliative care only. In reality, we are in much the same position as we were in late January, early February. Jane's cancer is treatable but not curable. We are haunted by the thought that this could be her final Christmas. No one knows how much time she has left; no estimates, no futile guesses. The 'Day at a Time' approach is the only way to go, but it begins to feel that we are simply standing still, waiting for the inevitable. My thoughts & words are coloured too by the appalling, catastrophic Murder of the Innocents at Newtown, Connecticut. My American Friends, please help this ignorant Brit form a greater understanding as to why 'The Right To Bear Arms' is clung to so passionately by such a significantly large percentage of the American population.
       I'm sorry that this post is so gloomy on this bright, sunny, Sunday morning (at least here in East London).
                        Keep safe; stay close,
                                                       With Love,
                                                                      Nigel & Ann.
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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: frogprince
Date: 13 Dec 12 - 07:03 PM

Hmmm; Kat, we're looking at 5 sessions, and they said just approx a half hour for each.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: katlaughing
Date: 12 Dec 12 - 11:27 PM

frogprince, i had three sessions of iv iron last summer. tell her to take along a good book or two. they cannot put it in too fast, so it took from 2.5-4 hrs.


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Subject: RE: Healing thoughts & prayers please (Nigel Paterson)
From: gnu
Date: 12 Dec 12 - 11:03 PM

Thinga are lookin up. I hope up continues for all.


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