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Reminder to Readers:  As of May 1st, I am transitioning content from http://www.whenwordsheal.org, to my primary site, http://www.writingthroughcancer.com.  Please make a note of the change.  When Words Heal will no longer feature weekly posts after April 30, 2018. I hope you’ll continue to … Continue reading

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For the Week of April 23, 2018: The Importance of Story in Loss and Grief

Perhaps it was Barbara Bush’s funeral that triggered the conversation my husband and I shared over lunch yesterday.  It wasn’t the former U.S. First Lady we talked about, but rather the loss we all suffer when family, friends, family or … Continue reading

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Reminder to Readers:  As of May 1st, I am transitioning content from http://www.whenwordsheal.org, to my primary site, http://www.writingthroughcancer.com.  Please make a note of the change.  I hope you’ll continue to enjoy the blog posts by accessing them on http://www.writingthroughcancer.com (.ca).–  … Continue reading

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A note to readers from Sharon

Dear Readers, I am going to be closing the ‘”When Words Heal” blog site on May 4th, 2018.  The same content is posted and will continue to be posted on my other site, “www.writingthroughcancer.com (or .ca) as usual.  Please note … Continue reading

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For the Week of April 2, 2018: The Hope and Healing In Spring

          “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. ”                                —Rainer Maria Rilke According to the … Continue reading

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For the Week of January 1, 2018: One Guiding Word for the New Year

We don’t receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves.― Marcel Proust It’s become a ritual of sorts, a practice begun several years ago together with my writing buddies, one I dutifully begin as the old year nears its end and … Continue reading

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For the Week of December 24, 2017: The Gifts of Gratitude

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… (From:  A Visit … Continue reading

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