When I Was Diagnosed With Cancer:
My first friend came and expressed his shock by saying,
“I can’t believe that you have cancer.
I always thought you were so active and healthy.”
He left and I felt alienated and somehow very different. Continue reading
Ann Weems is an author, poet and lecturer. Her popular book Psalms of Lament, as well as other works are drawn from her personal grief and deep anguish.
“On August 14, 1982, the stars fell from my sky”, writes Weems. “My son Todd had been killed less than an hour after his twenty-first birthday. . . . and I still weep. Continue reading