Love Is Eternal


Today I wanted to give you guys and gals an update on what’s going on with my mother.

Do you remember me saying in my post back in June after my mother got a clean bill of health, that she was going to get a checkup by her oncologist every three months to see if she was still clean?

Well, mid-September, we discovered that her cancer had returned.

A few weeks before she went in for her PET scan, my mother told me that she felt like it was back because she could sense something going on within her body. Her breathing was labored, she had aches and pains, and she was tired all the time. Also, her mind was unable to think clearly.

Overall, she just didn’t feel right.

During her consultation, my mother’s doctor advised her not to take chemo this time because it would only weaken her body; giving her less-quality of life.

She agreed.

Currently she is at home with hospice care, keeping her comfortable and seeing that all her needs are met. Gratefully she is not currently experiencing pain, so hasn't needed much in the way of pain control medication. She is still able to care for herself in many ways and has not become totally dependent on hospice, other than a nurse visiting her twice a week to see how she’s doing. Down the road, when the time comes for her to require more care, she will either move into a hospice facility (the one in which my father was at) or have hospice at home 24/7.

Amazingly enough, she is able to go out with her girlfriends occasionally for lunch or dinner, and has even gone to the casinos in the evening for a little gambling (which she ADORES).

She has a tremendous amount of love, care and support around her right now in the way of my brother, family, and friends. She and I talk twice a day on the phone.

She has good days, and not-so-good days. She has apprehensive moments, and then moments when she just goes with the flow and embraces what is to be.

Right now we are taking each day as it comes; accepting what is in front of us. We speak opening and honestly about the reality of what is happening, as we walk through this journey together. We grieve, and yes, we even share many moments of laughter.

My mother was born with a very strong spirit, a spirit that has gotten her through many a tough time.

A spirit, I know, which will guide her through this transition because of her unshakable faith.

There is a great lesson in knowing that death is staring you straight in the face, and realizing that someone you love has limited time on the earth.

It makes you stare straight back at it, not allowing the sorrow to override the now moments of joy; knowing that the love we share will never die.

Because love is eternal.


Wishing you a beautiful weekend everyone!

And thank you all for your love, prayers, energy and support these past six months. It has helped my family and I to move through this experience with grace.
X

73 comments

  1. PEARL NAYLOROctober 26, 2012

    Oh Ron, my dear friend, I so feel for you at this time, I'm in tears. I'm praying for your Mother and sending as much Reiki as I can muster, and I'm including you and the rest of your family. Please know I'm thinking of you all. Love IS eternal. xxxx

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  2. Oh, Ron, I am SO sorry. :(

    Yes, you and your mother are in a tough situation. However, you both seem to be handling it beautifully, and you have my admiration for that. There will no doubt be times of anguish and pain, but you will get through them, both of you. Please tell your mother she has someone in England thinking of her with loving support - and you too.

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  3. Ron, I admire the way your whole family is handling this. Your mom is showing great strength. My heart goes out to you all...and so do my prayers. Having just lost my father...my advice to you is relish each and every single moment you can with her...keep on sharing and laughing. xo Jeanne

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  4. This is sad news, Ron. It will be a difficult time for your mother and you and the rest of your family. Right now it seems that your mom has the right attitude and I am praying that she will be able to continue in this vein. Will you tell her, please, that we are all praying for her and sending positive vibes her way. To you too, my friend x

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  5. I went back and read the June post first, then this one. I'm so sorry for what you all are facing.

    And yet, I think the brief return to health afforded by the chemo was still a blessing, for your mother and your family. I'm so glad her doctor knew when to suggest treatment and when not to, so that your mother is able to spend this remaining time with family and friends in a way that is right for her. It sounds like your mother passed her wonderful attitude down to her children. Holding you all in my heart as you go through this.

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  6. Oh Ron...........words can't express how sorry we all are. You are in my thoughts and prayers. XO

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  7. I'm trying desperately not to cry--I fear it won't work. There's a flood in there and you know the bits and pieces of the story.
    Last week I wrote a difficult letter to the sister, knowing full well the course in the life of cancer. It has its own life to pursue and in it is death.
    Love is eternal--and we get that opportunity TO love. I've had the chance to love and be loved hugely-- a whole hearted love of the soul, spirit and flesh.
    That letting go of the flesh isn't something I want to do. But she has loved me--whole hearted, whole spirited, whole soul.....as I have and do her. As you have loved and will continue TO love.
    It's just how the connectedness to a human being of our choosing, of their choosing, works.
    That we get to has been the gift that has given us a lifetime of love and loving--and that gift doesn't stop--that love is eternal.

    The dam has broken.......

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  8. Oh, Ron, I am so terribly sorry to hear this. I feel like I know your mother thanks to the beautiful posts you've written about her and this news is very upsetting indeed. I'll be praying for her and your entire family and I thank God that your mom has such a loving, dedicated son like you to see her through these difficult times. You are living proof that love really is eternal. I'm sending all kinds of prayers and good feelings your way and if there's anything that you need from me, buddy, well, just ask. Take care, my friend!

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  9. Yes, love is eternal. Prayers lifted for your mother and for you and your family. Big hugs, Ron. Cancer is a beast. It is difficult watching someone you love go through it.

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  10. Good morning Pearl~

    Thank you so much for your supportive and loving words.

    And Reiki.

    Thank you.

    Have a wonderful weekend, m'dear. And thank you for stopping by!

    ((((( You )))))

    X

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  11. Hey there Jay~

    "Please tell your mother she has someone in England thinking of her with loving support - and you too."

    Thank you, my friend. Thank you.

    ((((( You )))))

    Have a wonderful weekend, Jay. And thank you for stopping by and sharing your support.

    X

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  12. Good morning Jeanne~

    "Having just lost my father...my advice to you is relish each and every single moment you can with her...keep on sharing and laughing."

    Will do, dear lady.

    ((((( You )))))

    Thank you so much for your prayers and loving support.

    And thank you for stopping by. Have a beautiful weekend!

    X to you and the girlz!

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  13. Good morning Valerie~

    "Will you tell her, please, that we are all praying for her and sending positive vibes her way. To you too, my friend"

    I sure will, dear lady. And thank you!

    (((((( You )))))

    I amazes me the attitude she has. Much of that is due to her strong faith that she will be guided in peace through this transition.

    Thank you so much for stopping by and for you loving support.

    Have a beautiful weekend!

    X

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  14. Hey there Bijoux~

    Thank you, my friend. Thank you.

    ((((( You ))))))

    Have a wonderful weekend. And thank you for stopping by; sharing your support.

    X

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  15. Hey there Secret Agent Woman~

    "And yet, I think the brief return to health afforded by the chemo was still a blessing, for your mother and your family. I'm so glad her doctor knew when to suggest treatment and when not to, so that your mother is able to spend this remaining time with family and friends in a way that is right for her."

    Exactly.

    I feel very blessed to have had the opportunity in June to spend two weeks with she and my brother because we had such a wonderful time with each other.

    Thank you so much for stopping by and for your loving and supportive words.

    ((((( You ))))))

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  16. Hey there Suzi~

    Thank you, my friend. Thank you!

    (((((( You ))))))

    Love is eternal.

    Have a beautiful weekend. And much thanks for stopping by and lending your loyal support.

    X

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  17. Hey there Rob~

    "I'm sending all kinds of prayers and good feelings your way and if there's anything that you need from me, buddy, well, just ask."

    Aw...thank you, buddy. Thank you!

    (((( You ))))

    "I'll be praying for her and your entire family and I thank God that your mom has such a loving, dedicated son like you to see her through these difficult times."

    My mother has so much care and support around her right now in the way of having my brother, family and close friends. Everyone has been so supportive of my mother through this, so she feels very blessed and loved.

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, Rob. And thank you for your support. Muchly appreciated.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  18. Hiya Mel~

    "I'm trying desperately not to cry--I fear it won't work. There's a flood in there and you know the bits and pieces of the story."

    Yes, I so thought of you as I was writing this post because you and I have been experiencing the same thing at the same time.

    "That we get to has been the gift that has given us a lifetime of love and loving--and that gift doesn't stop--that love is eternal."

    Amen.

    Thank you, dear lady. Thank you for your beautiful words, energy, thoughts....and loving support.

    ((((((((((( You ))))))))))

    Thank you.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  19. Oh Ron, I'm crying reading this. Please know that I am sharing prayers and loving thoughts with your mother, brother, family and you at this time and will continue to do so.

    Our love is with you, Ron X

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  20. Hola Denise~

    Thank you, girl. Thank you so much!

    ((((((( You )))))))

    Have a beautiful weekend and much thanks for stopping by!

    X

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  21. My heart breaks hearing this news. Know that I will share much prayer for not only your mother, but your family and you as well.

    Beautifully written post, Ron. Beautiful.

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  22. Hiya Matt~

    Thank you, buddy. Thank you for your prayer and support. Muchly appreciated!

    (((( You ))))

    Have a great weekend, Matt!

    X

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  23. I'm so sorry, my friend. But your mom is a strong woman, and you make the most important point of all: love never dies. Cherish every moment you've got together...I know that you will.

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  24. Howdy Mark~

    " Cherish every moment you've got together...I know that you will."

    Thank you, buddy. Yes, I will.

    Much thanks for your support and care during this time. Really appreciate it!

    Have a super weekend, Mark!

    X to you and Tara!

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  25. Oh, Ron.. I am so sorry to hear that your family is going through this again. But I think your mom made the right decision in that "quality of life" is sometimes better than "length of days" especially if she were suffering greatly. {{{{Ron}}}} I'm sending you and your family positive thoughts and warm loving embraces through this ordeal. Love you dearly friend. Call anytime and I'm here.

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  26. Oh boy, this brought tears to my eyes. I've been through something similar and am going through it again and it's so damn hard! My very best wishes to you and your mom. She sounds like a lovely and strong person!

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  27. Hey Ron, This one is tough having gone through the hospice care with Cindy's Mom does make you see what is coming, I pray for her comfort and pray for the family to help her cope it.

    I am happy to hear she is still getting up and about as well as she is, I know you will continue to be there for her because that is who you are, I wish I had words that would make this all better.

    The Love and support within your family is strong and with this said the eternal Love will see you all through this.

    Cindy and I are here for you Buddy.

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  28. Ron, I so feel for you. I was with my father through his struggle with cancer and we celebrated every moment that we could. I was with him when he left, and for that I am truly grateful. It was like being at a birth. I hope you have many, many more moments with your mother. Hugs, Bill

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  29. ((((( You )))))) Right back at ya!

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  30. Oh Ron! I am so sorry to hear this. You are facing a tough time, but it's surprising how we can hold it together when we need to. It's also a time when we can create special moments, even in the heartache, that become lasting memories.

    I have memories, of the time spent nursing my mother, that make me smile still. It helps when the person has the sort of character your mother has. She will help you all through it. It's what great mothers do.

    You will be in our thoughts Ron xxx

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  31. ...You my friend are the epitome of grace, faith and love. I think of you often and when I do, thoughts of your Mother and how she is doing soon follow. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time and always.

    ...Sending boat loads of love, warm thoughts and well wishes your way.

    ...(((you)))

    ...(((your Mom)))

    ...Blessings

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  32. Ron, I'm sorry for the sad news. I know how close you and your mom are. Glad she isn't experiencing pain, and hopefully there won't be much as things progress either. I'll hold hope for that.
    It's really nice to know that she has excellent support from your brother and family, her friends, and you, of course. That must be of some comfort to her. From things you've said, I believe she's a very strong and loving person and will go through this with grace and acceptance.
    You will both be in my thoughts and prayers and I'll send Reiki too.
    If you ever need anything, don't hesitate to get in touch.
    Love and hugs to you, my friend. xo

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  33. *waving *

    Hiya Peg!

    "But I think your mom made the right decision in that "quality of life" is sometimes better than "length of days" especially if she were suffering greatly."

    Yes, I do too. She wants her time here to be quality, not quantity.

    Thanks soooooooooo much for stopping and lending your support and love, because I know how busy you are right now. So, I really appreciate it, my friend.

    (((((( You ))))))

    Have a wonderful weekend.

    X to you and Dwight!

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  34. Hello Lowell~

    "I've been through something similar and am going through it again and it's so damn hard!"

    So sorry to hear that, buddy, and I know what you mean. It's a delicate balance of accepting and embracing, but at the same time allowing yourself to feel the grief.

    Please know that I am sharing prayer, energy, and support with you.

    (((((( You )))))

    Thank you so much for stopping by and for your kind and supportive words. I really appreciate it!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  35. Howdy Jimmy~

    "This one is tough having gone through the hospice care with Cindy's Mom does make you see what is coming, I pray for her comfort and pray for the family to help her cope it."

    Thank you. Isn't hospice care wonderful? They truly make the transition process so peaceful and loving. My father was also with hospice.

    " I wish I had words that would make this all better."

    Your words were PERFECT, buddy!

    Thank you so much for stopping by and lending your support. You're a pal!

    Have a super weekend!

    X to you and Miss Cindy!

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  36. Hey there Bill~

    " I was with my father through his struggle with cancer and we celebrated every moment that we could. I was with him when he left, and for that I am truly grateful. It was like being at a birth."

    You know, it's ironic you said "It was like being at a birth" because I was with my father too during his struggle with cancer and it felt the same way to me! And in way, death IS a birth, so it makes sense.

    Thank you so much for stopping by and for you kind, loving and supportive words.

    Thank you!

    Have a great weekend, buddy!

    X to you and Paul!

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  37. Hey there Babs~

    " It's also a time when we can create special moments, even in the heartache, that become lasting memories."

    That is SO true, my friend. My mother and I have been spending a lot time on the phone sharing stories of my childhood and our family life growing up; recalling so many wonderful memories. And it's amazing how much we've been laughing too.


    "I have memories, of the time spent nursing my mother, that make me smile still. It helps when the person has the sort of character your mother has. She will help you all through it. It's what great mothers do."

    Thank you for saying that, my friend. Thank you. And she has helped us ALL through it.

    Have a wonderful weekend, Babs. And I can't thank you enough for stopping by and sharing your support and loving words.

    ((((( You )))))

    X to you and Mo!

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  38. *waving*

    Hellooooooooooooo dear TJ!!!!

    It's soooooooooo great to see ya, dear lady!!!! Hope you're doing FAB and enjoying this fall season!

    " Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time and always.

    ...Sending boat loads of love, warm thoughts and well wishes your way."

    Thank you!!!!

    (((((( You ))))))

    Have a wonderful weekend, TJ. And mucho thanks for stopping by and sharing your beautiful spirit!

    X ya!

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  39. Hey there Mary~

    "Glad she isn't experiencing pain, and hopefully there won't be much as things progress either. I'll hold hope for that."

    Thank you. It's truly amazing that she has not experienced much pain at all. She had a lot at the beginning, but for the past two weeks she's had virtually none, and she has not had to take much in the way of pain control medication. And she's really happy about that because she doesn't want to feel 'drugged out' all the time, so that she can't think clearly.

    "You will both be in my thoughts and prayers and I'll send Reiki too.
    If you ever need anything, don't hesitate to get in touch."

    (((((( You )))))))

    Thank you so much, you're a sweetheart!

    Have a great weekend. And thank you for stopping by, lending your support!

    X

    P.S. can you believe the storm we're getting this weekend? It sounds severe.

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  40. I'm without words just now. May God bless.

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  41. Hey there Diane~

    (((((( You )))))))

    Thank you, dear friend. And I totally understand the loss of words. Just know that I appreciate you stopping by and for your blessing.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Much X to you and Cristybella!

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  42. dear ron, i am so sad to read the cancer has returned and I am so thrilled to read your inspiring words of how you and your family have chosen to experience this time, no matter what the future holds. Staring death in the face is life-altering as I know from my own experience. It seems to strengthen all who are touched by it.

    Bless you and your mother, your family and friends. May this time be one of growth and Spirit. I will keep you in my prayers and meditations.

    Also I am rarely online now so if need be, please do not hesitate to drop an email as I may not see it on the web. My body is just not doing well... so I am taking good care of her. ;)

    xoxoxo and much love to you, dear friendxxx

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  43. Hi Ronnie,
    I had been away two days and had only looked at your blog today. My heart sunk and then rose up again when I saw the power in your Mom. I was inspired.
    I think of my own father who also faced his own motality (through a cancer) in a much different manner. He turned inwards instead of turning outside. We never had such talks near the end but, that was his way.

    I commend your Mother. Because there is still SO MUCH to share. God bless your Mom.

    My prayers remain with you, your Mom and family.

    xoxox

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  44. ron you, your mom and your family are in my prayers. your mom sounds like a strong woman from the way you describe her and just an awesome person who doesn't bow out so easy. may she keep fighting to stay strong, positive and rely on her faith to carry her through. love ya!

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  45. Oh, Ron. I am so sorry to read this terrible news. I am impressed with the way you and your mother are dealing with everything, but it still breaks my heart.

    I'm sending you ALL OF MY LOVE, my friend. And if you EVER need to talk, you have my phone number. And if you really need me in person, I would drive over a bridge for you.

    XOXOXO

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  46. Dianne WilsonOctober 27, 2012

    I'm so so sorry for this turn of events
    I wish I had 3 wishes, I'd give them to you

    I love your attitude
    your strength and kindness and spirituality

    I always think of Mom anyway, now I'll think a little harder

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  47. Hello dear Linda~

    "Staring death in the face is life-altering as I know from my own experience. It seems to strengthen all who are touched by it."

    Yes, you're right, it does strengthen all who are touched by it. I remember going through this with my father. It was both bitter-sweet.

    Thank you so very much for stopping by and lending your support and love.

    Hope YOU are feeling better, and I will continue to share Reiki with you!

    (((((((( You ))))))))

    xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

    Hope you're having a wonderful weekend!

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  48. Bonjour Barb~

    Hope you had a super two days away; taking LOTS of pictures!!!

    "I commend your Mother. Because there is still SO MUCH to share. God bless your Mom."

    Thank you. And yes, there is still so much to share. We take each day and live it in the moment; saying all that we want to say and share. She has good days and not-so-good days, but that's to be expected.

    Thank you for stopping by and for all your support, prayers, and love!

    ((((( You ))))))

    Have a great rest of your weekend!

    P.S. we're getting a BIG storm here within the next few days, so everyone is preparing.

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  49. Hey there V Girl~

    " your mom sounds like a strong woman from the way you describe her and just an awesome person who doesn't bow out so easy. may she keep fighting to stay strong, positive and rely on her faith to carry her through. love ya!"

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!

    ((((((( You )))))))

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl! Hope you're enjoying a super weekend.

    X

    P.S. praying that this storm blows out to see and doesn't hit us as hard as they are anticipating. Stay safe, my friend!

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  50. Helloooooooo Meleah~

    "I'm sending you ALL OF MY LOVE, my friend. And if you EVER need to talk, you have my phone number. And if you really need me in person, I would drive over a bridge for you."

    Oh, you're a SWEETHEART! Thank you SO MUCH! That means a lot to me.

    (((((( You )))))))

    Hope YOU'RE doing well!

    Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

    X

    P.S. I went out tonight after work and got some candles and food supplies for this storm we're getting next week. Stay safe!

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  51. Hey there Lady Dianne~

    "I wish I had 3 wishes, I'd give them to you"

    "I always think of Mom anyway, now I'll think a little harder"

    Aw...thank you, sweet lady, you're a real pal!

    (((((( You )))))))

    This is one of those times in life when we just have to surrender to and embrace what is, and stay focused on the moments of joy.

    Thank you so much for stopping by and lending your support and love. Muchly appreciated!

    X ya!

    Hugs to you, Hope, Siren and Isadora!

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  52. Ron, I don't think I've ever reading something that is both heartbreakingly honesty and uplifting. I know this must be a very difficult time for not only your mother, but you and your brother as well. Yet, your attitude and faith are inspiring.

    Sharing strength, thoughts and prayers with your mother, brother and you.

    Thank you for sharing this, Ron.

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  53. Hellooooooo Robert~

    Much of my attitude and faith has to do with my mother because she's never been one to avoid things because she has faith that she will be taken care of for her highest good. She's truly inspiring to ME. We have good days, and not-so-good days, but we talk about them which makes it easier to move through.

    Thank you soooooooo much for stopping by and lending your support, buddy. It's greatly appreciated!

    (((( You )))))

    Hope you're having a terrific weekend!

    X

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  54. I'm so saddened by this news, Ron. Your mother sounds a lot like my father. He had such a positive spirit and his faith was a driving force for all of his life. It gave him great comfort in his final months. You know I feel your pain so if you ever want to talk or cry, I'm just a phone call away. Big hugs to you. xoxo

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  55. Hey there Chrissy Girl~

    "Your mother sounds a lot like my father. He had such a positive spirit and his faith was a driving force for all of his life. It gave him great comfort in his final months."

    Yes, I remember you sharing about your father on your blog several years ago and I always got the feeling that he was such positive and sweet soul; full of great faith and inner peace.

    "You know I feel your pain so if you ever want to talk or cry, I'm just a phone call away."

    ((((((( You ))))))))

    Thank you so much, girl! That means a lot to me.

    Much thanks for stopping by and lending your loyal support and love.

    Have a wonderful Sunday!

    X to you and the gang!

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  56. And here I am checking in--cuz I know you're forecasted to pick up some of that ugly stormy weather.

    STAY safe.
    Just...stay safe, please.

    (((((((((((( Ron ))))))))))))

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  57. Hiya Mel!

    OMG...how ironic that you just stopped by because I was just getting ready to drop by YOUR blog - HA!

    Thank you sooooooooo much for your concern and care, dear lady. So far so good. We're experiencing rain and wind, but not too bad. I think it's supposed to hit this area tomorrow morning. Hopefully, there won't be a power outage, but you never can tell with hurricanes. I lived through FOUR in Florida and they weren't too bad.

    I have off work for the next two days, so I won't be going anywhere. I'm fully stocked with food, batteries, candles, etc., so all is well.

    Again, thank you for checking in on me!

    ((((((( You ))))))))

    X

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  58. Herman TurnipOctober 28, 2012

    Ron: Both Karin and I are here for you and your mother. Please let us know if we can anything for you from the West Coast. I know this can't be easy on you. Just want to let you know that we're here for you.

    Stay strong, my friend. You and your mother are in our prayers!

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  59. Hey there Herman~

    Thank you, buddy. Thank you SO MUCH for your care, support, prayers, loyal friendship.

    You're the best!

    ((((( You )))))

    Hope you had a super weekend and Halloween party!!!!

    Much X to you, Karin, and Mr. Tyler!

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  60. whenpigsflyOctober 29, 2012

    Ron
    Sending you much love and warm thoughts right now. This is such a tough time but you are moving through it instead of letting it bog you down. It doesn't mean it's not going to hurt but it's the healthier way. Take care of yourself and call if you need a chat.

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  61. Hiya Jen~

    Thank you so much for your support, thoughts, and love. Thank you!

    (((((( You ))))))

    We're trying to enjoy the 'now' moments and taking each day as it comes.

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend!

    X

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  62. You are so strong and see important things so clearly! I am so choked up....

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  63. Hey there Katherine~

    ((((( You ))))))

    This is one of those experiences in life where you just have to embrace what is and look for the joyful moments, because that's what you'll remember.

    The love.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend.

    X ya!

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  64. Ron, you are such a sweet person and if I could change your circumstances, I would, because I truly believe you deserve nothing but happiness. It breaks my heart to know you are suffering.

    I can’t help but admire you because a situation such as this is agonizing for any family and you are handling it with such courage and grace. You are truly an inspiration.

    Your mom is a wonderful, gracious woman and it’s my fondest wish that she experience every happiness and comfort. I’m sending you and her love and positive vibes and please know that I’m here if you need anything.

    (((YOU)))

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  65. Hiya Pam!

    Thank you, dear friend. Thank you SO MUCH for your supportive, caring, and loving words. You're a SWEETHEART!

    As you know from the challenges you've been through this past year, we have to accept what is and then look for those precious moments of joy while grieving. The thing about challenges is that they make you stronger for the next challenge; teaching us that it we have it within ourselves to move through them.

    "I can’t help but admire you because a situation such as this is agonizing for any family and you are handling it with such courage and grace. You are truly an inspiration."

    Ditto to you. You're an inspiration!

    " I’m sending you and her love and positive vibes and please know that I’m here if you need anything."

    Thank you.

    (((((( You ))))))

    Hope you're having a great week and didn't experience too much damage of Hurricane Sandy in your part of PA.

    X

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  66. A very powerful post and I have a special reason for appreciating it. Thanks for sharing this and we wish your mother all the best. It is wonderful that she has a son who loves her and cares for her!

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  67. Thank you, Lowell!

    And thank you for your best wishes.

    The same to you, buddy!

    X

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  68. (((hugs)))

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  69. Thank you, Sis!

    X ya bunches!

    (((((( You ))))))

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