Category Archives: Written Word

The New Hive: A New Form of Creative, Personal and Social Expression

If you don’t know about The New Hive, a wonderfully creative social media platform designed to connect us through self expression, I invite you to check it out. The site allows you to create your own Web pages with intuitive online tools. … Continue reading

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Get Over It | By: Roselle Kovitz

Under it. Maybe. Bearing its weight like an Ugandan girl carrying gallons of water back to her village from the nearest stream. Get over it. Maybe not. Not until it comes in, all the way. Pushes the door so wide, … Continue reading

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Arts and Healing Network Awards: Honoring the Next Generation

If you’re between the ages of 18 – 35 and creating art as a result of your cancer experience, consider applying for the Arts and Healing Network award! Each year, they “honor artists who are truly making a difference in … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words: Suleika Jaouad’s Journey

“In these many months of sitting in bed I’ve discovered that I really love to write. But before I got sick, I never felt brave enough to put myself out there,” says 23-year-old Suleika Jaouad in this New York Times video, … Continue reading

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Unprescribed Honeymoon | By: Peggy Sturdivant

This essay was first published in Modern Love Rejects. Thanks to Peggy for sharing it with us! On what was supposed to be a five-week honeymoon trip I stood on a cliff above the Mediterranean in Portugal and realized I … Continue reading

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The Cancer Poetry Project

“A single poem—heart-rending, fearful, raging, beautiful, grotesque, even hilarious—lets us know we’re not alone in dealing with cancer.” The Cancer Poetry Project, edited by Karin B. Miller, who turned to poetry when her husband was diagnosed with cancer, is accepting … Continue reading

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Palliative Care for Ralph the Mouse | By: Lianne Bridges

Lianne Bridges wrote this piece last summer. It is such a lovely story of compassion, she generously offered to share it here! Thank you, Lianne. “The world we knew as children is still buried within our minds. Our childlike self … Continue reading

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