Grief is something we are all experiencing right now, to different degrees. Some are grieving seeing friends or family, cancelled trips, cancelled wedding plans, concerts, plays, and other events. Some are grieving the loss of a loved one, complicated by the fact that they cannot gather with family. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross identified five stages of grief: Continue reading “Grief”
Author Archives: Rev. Tiffany McDonald
Cancer – 1. a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that expands locally by invasion and systemically by metastasis 2. an abnormal bodily state marked by such tumors I woke up on May 5, 2004 with a deep sense of dread. Though I knew something was wrong, I had no idea what it really was. IContinue reading “May 5”
This is from my CaringBridge from September 18, 2016. I had completed chemo, surgery, and radiation and was in heart failure when I wrote this. I am still healing. The nagging questions Cancer – a disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissueCancer Recurrence – the same cancer coming back after aContinue reading “Looking back”
The Next Right Thing.
The movie “Frozen” was a hit at our house. I loved that it centered on sister love rather than romantic love. “Frozen 2” was also a hit. I commend to you the song “The Next Right Thing” that Anna sings about her sister Elsa. I keep thinking of the lyrics these last few weeks: JustContinue reading “The Next Right Thing.”
Be still and Know
Last week I was on vacation. It was the ultimate staycation, I suppose, because I stayed home the whole time. I had lofty goals of cleaning and organizing my closet, reading books for fun, catching up on tv shows, going for walks every day, and many more fun activities. I didn’t do any of that. Continue reading “Be still and Know”