Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
All I wanted was for this diagnosis to be mine not yours. I was determined to run every step of this race with you. And yet all I could give you were gifts of hope, faith, and love.
Remember how we challenged our coping skills and you discovered new adventures with art lessons, jewelry beading, coaching water polo, teaching swimming lessons, reading, journal writing, and new workouts of pilates and yoga?
Our days were spent enriching our relationships with each other and those whom we met within the depths of the PENN healthcare system. We had found beauty in living simplistically while a cold harsh breath of death awaited our future steps.
We were in touch with our own silence. And somehow we knew the truth – everything in life has purpose.