Month: September 2009

The human spirit and a sibling

One of the most amazing things about us people is our resiliency, our ability to heal, and to come back better and stronger. I have seen the human spirit heal itself over and over and it never ceases to amaze me what strength and courage we all have within us. We have been gifted the ability to “bounce back” from anything if we choose to. I look to a few friends of mine who have been to the depths of the bottom and eventually return to themselves. My “step-sister” Susan honors her young husband’s life,Β Dan Fritz, after cancer took him from her too young. She carries on each day with courage, grace, and beauty and is an inspiration. My friend Bobby whose wife was struck with a sudden and life threatening condition that kept him by her bedside day and night until she had a miraculous recovery that brought her home. They moved on from that trauma to have a beautiful baby girl leaving those terrifying moments far behind them. I watched a co-worker of …