Feeling Thankful

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Feeling Thankful November 25, 2014 A few weeks ago I, along with many of my choir friends, said good-bye to another friend. Although I had last seen my friend Carmen fairly recently, I did not know she was sick. Her diagnosis and illness came so fast and she was gone in mere weeks. Her breast cancer, first diagnosed just a few years ago, came roaring back with a vengeance in the form of aggressive bone cancer. Carmen was a fireball of life and energy and pure love. She was witty and fun and opinionated. I mean opinionated in the nicest of ways. NOT in the way people sometimes talk about women. I mean she was thoughtful. She had an opinion about important things and did not beat herself up when she shared her thoughts. In that way and many others, she was the kind of woman I would … [Read more...]