Barbara, Torie, Lisa, Marty and John... and
everyone else. I received a book for Christmas called Chicken Soup for the
Surviving Soul. As I began reading the introduction I knew that I had to
share a few exerpts.
Intro pg. xix: "When the idea of this
book was born, it was about suriving cancer, but as it took shape, we realized
that it was really a book about life. In fact, eight million cancer
survivors out there have discovered things about life that most of the rest of
us have not yet learned."..........................
"At least once a day we sit back and say,
"We are so lucky". Because of this book we are not the same people we
into pg. xx:" Our priorities are clearer
now. We share our feelings more openly, we take our vitamins and herbs
more regularly, we eat better, we meditate and do yaga more often, we pray with
more conviction and we love with more openness. Our daily disciplines are
stronger, our co-dependent behaviors are weaker and our desires to follow our
own inner directives are stronger. We laugh more often, take more time for
play, worry less about pleasing others and know more clearly than ever that each
day is a treasured gift to br lived to the
"We thank all of you
who have been challenged by cancer because your struggles and insights have
deepened our own understandings about life, love and
I found this uplifting and I hope that you do
too. God Bless you all.