In the last few weeks, three friends have requested help with someone they love going through treatment for cancer. I offered my book Breast Strokes: Two Friends Journal through the Unexpected Gifts of Cancer. Today when I received thanks from one of the women, I opened the book for myself.
I opened to an experience I shared with my three year old friend Zach. He was running around with his arms out proclaiming, “I’m an airplane.” When he came to a speed bump painted white, he flew over it and said, “Look at that cloud!
I smile at the image, and feel my arms float up and out. “Look at that cloud!”