“You are a victim.” I stood there with every fiber in me wanting to fight back with words to make every argument that I wasn’t a victim. Instead, I stood there silently allowing the words to penetrate my walls so that I could see what they saw.
"It's always the perspective in which we frame our language, that inspires us to keep going as we navigate the mysterious terrain of what it means to be human." #WFTR ~Ryan D. Luelf
The eye has passed. The whiplash from the opposite winds thrust you as if you are mere weightless paper. The sting, the punch, the gasp of air you want to take in but can't. And yet, hope finds its way in.
Please note that I’m writing this blog post in response to Ryan’s most recent blog post, "Two Battles, Not One” written October 1, 2015. I wrote this blog the same night he posted his, but as usual I'm always a wee bit hesitant. Hindsight, I should have just hit the "Publish" button. . . so here you … Continue reading The Answer to this Question Changes Everything.
(written by Ryan D. Luelf) Getting the news that cancer was active in my body was a tough pill to swallow. Going thru the plethora of medical appointments and procedures is a whole other level of stress and fear; at least for most. Knowing where peace comes from has kept stress and fear at bay. … Continue reading Two Battles, Not One
I stood looking at the storm swirling around me knowing that there’s a peace that passes all understanding. I am in the eye of the storm where blustery winds surround me, yet my heart feels calm.
After so many years of saying, “lets start a blog” we are finally starting one. And in the usual Luelf way, we are starting out with a big announcement! Many of you have read our recent posts about Ryan’s diagnosis of Lymphoma Cancer posted today, 9/22/15. For the sake of the blog and keeping it … Continue reading Starting Another Adventure: Cancer