Entries by David Maginley

Finished Treatment – Now What?

Your cancer treatment is complete. You’re moving back into life, receiving the congratulations of friends and feeling the relief of family. Problem is, you may not feel relieved. In fact, you may feel a surprising discontent – not energized, not positive, and certainly not safe. What’s going on? Many cancer patients don’t want to claim […]

A Resolution for Caregivers

It’s a new year. And the resolution to care for yourself – body, mind and soul – will be the most important, accessible promise you can make – but this resolution can only be kept if it is made from purpose, not pressure. And it must be made before your tank is emptied. While caring for […]

Strength through Weakness

In my last blog I spoke of two people who were bodhisattvas – warriors of compassion. In the face of cancer and mortality, they took steps to ensure their love remained greater than their fear. Like a sailboat in a storm, compassion became a keel which balanced them against the strain of suffering and struggle. […]

Heroes in Disguise

It’s not a title we’d claim. It’s awkwardly acknowledged when part of other’s praise. Yet it is the most important discovery we could ever make – that we are heroes in disguise. Why is it that our inner child rejoices at such an idea – that we have the innate power and character of a hero […]