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Courage

Every day you have to summon up the courage to persevere ; whether you are a carer or the person who is in intolerable suffering.
As carer you have to summon the courage to keep on facing each day, looking on while the person you love continues to struggle with devastating symptoms and illness.
You have to keep seeing the distress they are in, you have to hold onto your own distress and master it , so that you can keep on helping, keep on understanding, keep on persevering, watching the one you love struggling in tears, feeling their irritation and irritability, knowing you are helpless to take their pain and suffering away.
The person who is suffering has to summon and keep summoning the courage to cope with their indescribable and ongoing intolerable symptoms.
They have to summon up the courage to go within and seek peace , patience, hope,  love, tolerance, kindness. They have to keep aiming to be bigger than the illness again and again.
Especially when your illness and your physical reality has been almost completely diminished in the eyes of most of the world and the medical profession, it is a tremendously difficult task, summoning up the wherewithal to keep looking ahead with hope in your heart, .
Believe me, it takes guts, defiance, perseverance, determination, will power and vast emotional, spiritual and mental strength to keep on coping, to summon up love to help you through each moment.
Love does not fail .
You have all the power of heaven and earth working with you.
We have found you are lifted up on eagles wings , you are strengthened and renewed again and again.

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