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The Softer Writer; How Being Sick Can Make Us Better

I’ve been home, sick, for two weeks. Coping, as one does with a serious virus, with a two steps forward, one step back–or two steps back, one step forward–progression and resolution. Which means I’ve been inside a lot, outside some, and attempted a return or two to normalcy only to discover that I was not ready to return to normal. Called my doctor, saw her when my condition worsened, and visited my pharmacy. Twice.

While this happened, life did not stop.

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Milton, No Less

I am not known for quoting Milton, but I ran across this today, and it resonates:

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.”

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