The Last Post? by Sue Vincent

Poignant and perfect, everyone needs to read Sue’s words. And, everyone needs to tell her what she’s meant to life.

The Silent Eye

This may be the final post that I get chance to write for the Silent Eye… that decision has been taken out of my hands. I spent much of last week in hospital, having, as many of you know, been diagnosed with incurable small cell lung cancer last September. It has been an interesting and informative journey on so many levels as familiar things have been stripped away and a gift of love left in its place… rather like the tooth fairy leaving something of real value in place of a discarded incisor.

First to go was the illusion of near-immortality that gets us through life, one way or another. We know there is a certain inevitability about life leading to death, but we tend not to apply it to ourselves until we are forced to pay attention. Dealing with the situation that made me sit up and listen meant…

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17 thoughts on “The Last Post? by Sue Vincent

  1. Hobbo February 28, 2021 / 2:19 am

    So poignant. Who could fail to be moved by her words.

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    • Chel Owens February 28, 2021 / 7:51 pm

      I love how very real and sad her perspective is, but strangely hopeful. How’ve you been?

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        • Chel Owens February 28, 2021 / 9:02 pm

          Better than I was when first writing this blog, so that’s good. 🙂

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  2. Denny K March 1, 2021 / 3:11 am

    Thanks for sharing Sue’s poignant and thought-provoking post. Some universal truths and some things we never want to acknowledge. My mom lost her battle with cancer and dementia two weeks ago. Real stuff that should draw us all closer to the ones we love.

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    • Chel Owens March 1, 2021 / 9:11 am

      ❤❤ I’m very sorry, Denny. We lost a close relative to pancreatic cancer last month. Sue’s words were just what I wanted to say.


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