I woke up this morning, listening to Otis barking about something. My first thought was, Darn dog. I wish he wasn’t barking. Then I wondered what he was barking about and then I lay there and decided to be grateful that I was able to hear him bark.
Some doctors told my girlfriend, Dee Dee, that she has liver cancer. I heard it from her husband. She doesn’t want to talk about it. There is no way I could even try to understand how she feels but I do understand her not wanting to put any energy in its direction. She has decided not to do any chemotherapy and is selling everything she has, even her house, to pay doctor bills. So I will go help her pack her precious treasures that she has collected while she has been here, on this Earth. She is going to keep one crystal goblet, one this, one that…she is giving away some of her special items to friends.
She says she is getting stronger and has already started healing and I know this is true. In some way or another, she is healing. It may not be in a way that I or others recognise but it is taking place.
Wayne Dyer, the inspirational speaker, talks about the gift of disease. What do we learn from it? What has it come to teach us? We came to this Earth School to learn and everything that happens is an opportunity to do just that.
Dee Dee says she is learning how to be free. Unencumbered in all ways. I’m learning how to trust. To truly believe that everything is as it should be and God hasn’t made any mistakes. As I prayed for her this morning, He told me…No worries, I’ve got her...