Author Archives: rdeemd1

About rdeemd1

As a thinker, a wife, mother, and grandmother, I view the world differently than many do. An understanding God made this place, and has a place for every human being. He makes how I live and write broader, I hope. Read my blogs and let me know. Please feel free to comment, because growth comes from pushing up through the soil and reaching out with my branches, drinking deeply of rain, and facing the sunshine.

Compassion and Cats

Some of you may know I am not a cat person. I am a dog person and I love dogs. That being said, I like cats. I like all animals (but not all bugs). So this is the story of … Continue reading

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2020 – A New Year – Great Hope

I am reposting this into our Mirror Gate Website, I hope. This will work, or it won’t. Posted on January 2, 2020 by rdeemd1 I am thinking about this new year. I am feeling out of sorts and wondering if I feel this … Continue reading

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2020 – A New Year – Great Hope

I am thinking about this new year. I am feeling out of sorts and wondering if I feel this way every new year. So much is going on in our lives, not the least of which is we have a … Continue reading

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Research, Research, Research

It is very odd, writing blogs. I think of things while I am driving, in the shower, at church… I cannot always write down my ideas during these times, so I often I lose my train of thought. BUT it … Continue reading

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This Blog is Not About Cancer

They keep changing WordPress and I’m feeling a little annoyed. You just learn to make something work well and the “powers that be” change it so it’s another puzzle in your life you did not need. Ok. Over it for … Continue reading

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Cancer Chronicles _ Cancer Saga #24

I am finding the last 5 or so years have taken a toll on me as far as my sense of humor is concerned. I am not sleeping well, and I’ve had some bouts of sadness related to sleeplessness (and … Continue reading

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The Continuing Sagas of the Cancer Chronicles

It is almost two years since the breast cancer and almost 1 year since the uterine cancer. Summer in Phoenix is almost past, with Autumn looming about 2 weeks away and I feel pretty well. I’ve been swimming with Elektra … Continue reading

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My New Job and All the Perks

Hi, all. I think I told you my medical tests came back fine! So far, so good. I have another exam September 4. This will go on like this for about 5 years. I will be clear and healed if … Continue reading

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Life After Chemo

There is something called chemo brain. I may have had it before the chemo, though. Forgetting words in the middle of sentences, staring blankly at people I’ve known for years and forgetting their names. It is actually getting better and … Continue reading

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Spring in Arizona

Spring in Arizona is like summer everywhere else in the continental US of A. It is 80 – 99 degrees, and yes, the AC comes on most afternoons. I hear people in other states (Barb) say things like, “Most houses … Continue reading

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