The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. How should I end my card? I just wanted you to know that I think of you often and praying for your recovery. Write about decorating the tree your favourite ornaments, perhaps? I have enormously appreciated such messages. Really the positive encouraging way you are motivating people suffering by sick should be appreciated. The bad stuff might feel particularly tough to keep your friend current on without caveats.
Remind yourself of this fear every single day and spend every possible moment spreading your love to every single person who stood by your bedside all these years. ~ Jack Willis, breast cancer survivor From I discovered there were huge benefits to exercising. What she really may want is for you to join her in that awful moment of time and just commiserate--or make suggestions about what she can do to encourage the growth, if you know. Never stop fighting; never lose faith. ~ Sandra, breast cancer survivor From I am a firm believer in prayer. In such a case, one would be in an absolute dark as to what would be favorable and what would be inappropriate to write in the card. If you look for it, you will find it.
Trust that your reader knows and understands their options best. I will help with crowdfunding Illness, death, and other tragedies often incur unanticipated expenses. There may be an opportunity, when some time has passed and bad news is not so fresh, to recall a positive memory or mark an occasion related to the situation. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as beautiful as you'd ever imagined. Used with permission from From Me to You. Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amidst joy. With cancer, attitude is everything.
Seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider regarding your health. Until you tell me something specific that I can do to help you, I will be diligently praying and patiently waiting. Let them know that they are always in your thoughts and prayers. Another way to think of this is to make sure that you are offering the person something, not asking them for something. The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. When you feel tired, draw strength from the Lord. Don't waste time worrying about the things that you cannot control; such as the past.
What should I avoid writing to someone living with cancer? First of all, most of us want to say we are sorry, because indeed we are. Don't let cancer cause you to sell yourself short or 4. This also is the best choice if the patient is not a close friend, but an acquaintance or a coworker. I was able to look at my reconstructed breast and not have my heart sink to my stomach. One friend says she wanted to punch people in the face when they offered advice regarding her terminal diagnosis which happily did end in a miracle cure! I am never seen you to give up under any circumstances and you are always being appreciated for this quality of yours. You may not be where you want to be right now, but you're just doing the dance that is called life. Your thoughts race as you rehearse something heartfelt.
The following phrases might surprise you, but unless you know the person's specific situation it may be best to avoid them. Dream of yesterday is surely the hope of today and a sweet reality of tomorrow. Hope is the only thing stronger than fear. That's why you are getting a card from me. Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. It was massive and required emergency brain surgery and an aggressive plan to treat the remaining cancer cells.
I have learned that hope is forever changing, and healing can come without curing. Pain means nothing to me anymore. Retail cards that express traditional get-well thoughts are good options for those who are not sure if they can write an appropriate message. I am still getting first messages from people who heard my bad news two months ago. I actually had a man come to my door just days before Zach died with this kind of question. Talk about your own holiday plans? Hollowell earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Mississippi and her Master of Arts in elementary education from Alcorn State University. I am praying for you every chance I get.
Read on for fantastic advice that will have you writing in no time! Try to be funny or avoid making jokes altogether? My Papaw knew what was coming, but he never stopped living and he continued to teach me until the day he passed. The same chemotherapy that once ruined your life will now give you a fresh new perspective to life. If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery. I think that my grandfather would love to relive some of those memories when I write to him! When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. I was surprised to learn of your diagnosis. And, maybe, they actually did appreciate it. Instead, try detailing the highs and lows in all their humorous glory! The positivity that you infuse in their lives can sometimes be more powerful than chemotherapy itself.