Cancer / Cancer Survivor / Kindness & Compassion / Love / Remission / Uncategorized

Cancer survivors: Lend a hand

By Ron Cooper Cancer remission brings newfound freedom to explore, discover, express. But it also entails responsibility to help others who are in active treatment or are struggling to cope with the remission/recurrence cycle. Five years after my diagnosis, I am still on guard that cancer will return. It has once and aggressive treatment fended … Continue reading

Family / Kindness & Compassion / Love / Matters of the Heart / Nostalgia

Easter egg baskets: It’s never too late!

  By Ron Cooper Easter Day. A middle-aged man carries an armful of wrapped sweets to the checkout counter at a drugstore. Two of them slip from his grasp and tumble to the floor. I stop to retrieve them and casually remark: “Wow, I guess your kids are going to be happy receiving these today!” … Continue reading