...finding nourishment

June 20, 2016

God help us
To rise up from our struggle.
Like a tree rises up from the soil
Our roots reaching down to our trouble,
Our rich, dark dirt of existence.
Finding nourishment deeply
And holding us firmly.
Always connected.
Growing upwards and into the sun.

 

M. Leunig, The Prayer Tree (Sydney: Dove/Harper Collins, 1998)

Source: http://www.opw.catholic.org.au/prayer-and-reflection/we-pray.html

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On January 22, 2016 I went for a mammogram, to confirm that a lump in my right breast was a cyst. It was. And it saved my life. Because I was overdue for my breast screening, imaging was also done on my left breast  The mammogram and ultrasound came back “highly suspicious” for breast cancer...

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