Lyme and a Coconut

chronic lyme disease with a taste of nut

“But If Not”

She did it again – this amazing, blessed, and thought-stealing bloggy friend. I’m kidding about the jealousy. I love her mind and am too grateful for her life and her wisdom to grumble about wishing I had written it.
This post is full of such challenging truths that I shall have nuggets to chew on for a good, long while. Are you ready to be made appropriately uncomfortable? Good. We need this. May this go viral, for all our sakes.
Thank you, Tara.

— lymie out…

Will There be Cake?

Immediate confession: This title is not original. I stole it. Well, let’s say I borrowed it, nay, I am quoting it. It comes from one of my absolute favorite addresses given by a man named Neal A. Maxwell who served as one of the 12 apostles in my church for 23 years until his death in 2004. I adore his writing. I envy his prose. He spoke much about trials in life. He spoke much about suffering and enduring things that don’t seem fair. He had license to do so, suffering numerous of his own tough lots including enduring the last eight years of his life with Leukemia. His cancer went in to remission for a time and then returned, ultimately taking this brilliant man from our world. I’ve been thinking quite a bit recently of his words which I’ve titled this post with.

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