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Class Reports, Happy Days are Near Again, Recapturing Joy, Rediscovering You

The Clothes Line
[16 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,421 views]

Joanne was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Dec. of 2007, received chemo treatments from Jan.-April in 2008 and had some maintenance treatments after that. She has been in our WFW group for several years. She can, and does, write about her “Cancer time” as though it happened yesterday. But, happily, she can also write beautiful essays like this one that attest to her healing spirit.
The Clothes Line
Why does the new white retractable cord that runs from the [ … ]

Class Reports, Getting On with Your Life, Recapturing Joy, Rediscovering You

Dealers Choice
[11 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,096 views]

    This exercise is from John Fox’s book, “Finding What You Didn’t Lose”. Random words are written on slips of paper, folded and placed in a basket. Each participant takes 5 slips, and then writes an essay or poem using as many of the words as they wish. The direction, the point of view, of the writing is strictly up to the writer. Occasionally a particular connection, a direction, is superimposed on the 5 words, e.g., the Cancer in your [ … ]

Choosing Happiness, Class Reports, Recapturing Joy