Category Archive: Spiritual Health

Sep 11

When NORMAL becomes ABNORMAL…

When the complications of Type 1 diabetes sets in and start to affect your quality of life, diabetes has a new meaning (not only for me), but also for my friends and family.

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May 28

Diabetic labelling and stigmas

During the second century Diabetes was the only word that a Greek physician could find to describe the condition of his patient who had the clinical symptoms of passing large amounts of water. DIABETES therefore means: passing large amounts of water. The English language has since recognized the word Diabetic as a noun which means …

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May 13

Today, Poetry Day

  The image says it all needles piercing the skin wall from fingertips to big fat thighs is what I’m thinking through my retinopathied eyes

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Apr 18

GOOD Friday in the Cape of GOOD Hope

Mark 15: 33-41 Jesus died far away from here and many years ago, but He lives and He is the reason that you live.

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Apr 10

Diabetes says: LOVE YOURSELF

Diabetes is a condition whereby you are urged to take care of yourself.  I have always wondered why it seems so easy for some people and such a struggle for others… It only came to me today… Our God created all people, yes you too!  He loves us and He wants us to love ourselves.

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