Tuesday, June 16, 2009

traya

I'm still very much decidedly more fond of life ending slowly, with all that disease entails than ending abruptly. Currently my bedtime reading consists of a love story through illnes and death: "Grace and Grit:Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya William Kilber". It's pretty dense reading particulary because Treya' husband happens to be some big transpersonal psychologist/metaphysicist. Without giving a book review I have to reflect about how, despite human differences, we are ALL alike. The book spans 5 years of her waxing and waning battle with cancer. It's about as long as I am hoping for. I'm just past the first year of illness where I am finding I relate with about every second sentence she writes on. De