A Special Project for Ying

Self received this message from her brother several weeks ago, but such was the excitement of Dearest Mum’s presence that she hadn’t had a chance to read it carefully until today.  If any dear blog readers are interested or wish to contact him, the information is included in the body of this message.

Dear blog readers all know that Ying, the dearest sister of my heart, passed away two years ago of leukemia.  Dear Bro has chosen to honor her memory in this small but meaningful way.  Here is his message:

In memory of Ying, and together with Carewell, I am starting a small project in the San Juan de Dios Hospital.  This project involves setting up a Wellness Lounge in the hospital’s Oncology Department.

The lounge would be an extension of Carewell, providing a venue for various support activities.  It will be a place for prayer meetings, art workshops, music appreciation, etc.  We plan to put a TV, VHS, and CD/DVD players, a computer with internet connection, a library of pertinent books, magazines, and videos, etc.  These will be made free for the cancer patients, their caregiver, and even the hospital staff, like nurses.

I saw Ying cope with painful chemotherapy and radiation treatments better, when she had wellness activities to look forward to.  Art workshops, music appreciation and meditation brought a sense of wellbeing, which had very positive effects on her emotions and spirit.  And, as Ying’s caregiver, these activities and a library allowed me to recharge and learn new things, ultimately helping me help her better.  I believe we need a balanced approach in medicating the body, by nurturing mind and spirit as well.

I would appreciate your help by donating to this project.  If you would like to donate, please make your cheques payable to the Carewell Community Foundation, Inc.  Any amount will be appreciated, and I will be more than happy to pick up the donations at your convenience.  You can contact me at

yoohoo1109@gmail.com

or 0917 893 5275 (cell)

Cath's Camera

life through my lens

The life of B

Mainly through the lens of a Nikon

myguiltypleasures

welcome to my past, present and future mixed with whatever pops up right now

Iain Kelly

Fiction Writing

John's Space .....

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

nancy merrill photography

capturing memories one moment at a time

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

Sauce Box

Never get lost in the Sauce

GK Dutta

Be One... Make One...

Cee's Photo Challenges

Teaching the art of composition for photography.

Fashion Not Fear

Fueling fearlessness through style and inspiration.

Wanderlust and Wonderment

My writing and photo journey of inspiration and discovery

transcribingmemory

Decades of her words.

John Oliver Mason

Observations about my life and the world around me.

InMyDirection

fiction, short story, writing, creative content

Insanity at its best!

Yousuf Bawany's Blog

lita doolan productions

Any old world uncovered by new writing

unbolt me

the literary asylum

CSP Archives

Archive of the CSP