I have cancer.

Discussion in 'Site News & Announcements' started by Rhaven Blaack, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. Lee Clifton

    Lee Clifton Wisdom and Kindness, A Zealot Sage

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    So sorry to hear that. I had a stage two skin cancer a couple of years ago and I know its a scare to be diagnosed and have to face surgery. Will keep you and Zathros both in my prayers for speedy recoveries.
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  2. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Prayers are wonderful, two or more in his name, those who believe in other fashions as the Spirit gathers for the Harvest. We are all brothers and Sisters, we are all connected, made from the same stuff, liquids sheets of Gold Crowded through the Sun, we are made of Star Dust. We see where we came from every day. Let the song and memories guide us together on the path. Those who belief regardless of nomenclature of their religion, those who really believe are in the center, and only words can disrupt the flow, temporarily, as the truth breaks through. Prayers are wonderful. I pray conceptually, as words are cumbersome for me. A picture in your mind says an infinite amount of words, in dimensions where your Spirit speaks, seekers of the truth will not be denied.

    I love the band YES, Jon Anderson, and this Oldie but Goodie really hits home with me. :)

    Steve Howe/Alice Meynell)
    Life is just a reflection
    Sometime mirrored in the past
    As we strive for perfection
    We live until we last
    Where the new might grow with the old
    Where the fool is oft times the wise
    Everything has got to be evened out
    Leaving as without a doubt
    Home, home from the horizon
    Far and clear
    Hither to the soft wings sweep
    Flocks of the memories
    Of the days draw near
    Life is just a reflection
    Sometime mirrored in the past
    As we strive for perfection
    We live until we last

    The dove-cote doors of sleep
    Which way are they, that come through this sweet light
    Of all these homing birds
    Which? with the straightest and the swiftest flight
    Your words to me, your words
    The first time I took this girl's hand
    She was as if for whom I was born
    And there's more besides a fair morning
    Needed for a fair day

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  3. t.l.williamsjr

    t.l.williamsjr Member

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    Rhaven - You have my prayers that you come out of this free of cancer. God give you strength and courage to see it through to the other side and recover completely.

    TomW
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  4. Doctor G

    Doctor G Active Member

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery. Stage I has the best prognosis. You are in my prayers and thoughts.
    Doc Tom
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  5. Famous Dave

    Famous Dave Member

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    Thinking and praying for you and your recovery. Get well soon.
    Dave
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  6. Ron Caudillo

    Ron Caudillo Creative Advisory Consultant Moderator

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    Rhaven Blaack,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hoping for a speedy recovery that is (relatively) quick and hassle free. Looking forward to hearing good news from you.

    Best Regards,
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  7. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Talk to the Sunlight caller
    Soft summer mover distance mine: Why Not :)



    Yes - The Revealing Science Of God (Dance Of The Dawn)
    Tales From Topographic Oceans"


    Dawn of light lying between a silence and sold sources,
    Cahsed amid fusions of wonder, in moments hardly seen forgotten
    Coloured in pastures of chance dancing leaves cast spells of challenge,
    Amused but real in thought, we fled from the sea whole.
    Dawn of thought transfered through moments of days undersearching earth
    Revealing corridors of time provoking memories, disjointed but with
    purpose,
    Craving penetrations offer links with the self instructor's sharp
    and tender love as we took to the air, a picture of distance.
    Dawn of our power we amuse redescending as fast as misused
    Expression, as only to teach love as to reveal passion chasing
    Late into corners, and we danced from the ocean.
    Dawn of love sent within us colours of awakening among the many
    Wan't to follow, only tunes of a different age, as the links span
    Our endless caresses for the freedom of life everlasting.
    Talk to the sunlight caller
    Soft summer mover distance mine
    Called out a tune but I never saw the face
    Heard but not replaced
    I ventured to talk, but I never lost my place
    Cast out a spell rendered for the light of day
    Lost in lights array
    I ventured to see, as the sound began to play
    What happened to this song we once knew so well
    Signed promise for moments caught within the spell
    I must have waited all my life for this
    Moment moment
    The future poised with the splendor just begun
    The light we were as one
    And crowded through the curtains of liquid into sun
    And for a moment when our world had filled the skies
    Magic turned our eyes
    To feast on the treasure set for our strange device
    What happened to wonders we once knew so well
    Did we forget what happened surely we can tell
    We must have waited all our lives for this
    Moment moment moment
    Star light movements in seasons
    Release forward
    Tallest rainbow
    Sun shower seasons
    Life flower reasons
    They move fast, they tell me,
    But I just can't believe that I can feel it
    There's someone, to tell you,
    amid the challenge we look around in unison with you



    Getting over overhanging trees
    Let them rape the forest
    Thoughts would send our fusion
    Clearly to be home

    Getting over wars we do not mean
    Or so it seems so clearly
    Sheltered with our passion
    Clearly to be home

    They move fast, they tell me,
    But I just can't believe they really mean to
    There's someone, to tell you,
    And I just can't believe our song will leave you
    Skyline teacher
    Warland seeker
    Send out poison
    Cast iron leader

    And through the rhythm of moving slowly
    Sent through the rhythm work out the story
    Move over glory to sons of old fighters past.
    Young Christians see it from the beginning
    Old people feel it that's what they're saying
    Move over glory to sons of old fighters past.

    The move fast, they tell me,
    But I just can't believe they really mean to
    There's someone, to tell you,
    A course towards a universal season

    Getting over overhanging trees let them
    Rape the forest, they might stand and leave them
    Clearly to be home
    Getting over wars we do not mean
    We charm the movement suffers
    Call out all our memories
    Clearly to be home

    We've moved fast
    We need love
    A part we offer is our only freedom

    What happened to this song we once knew so well
    Signed promise for moments caught within the spell
    We must have waited all our lives for this
    Moment moment

    Past present movers moments we'll process the future, but only
    To touch him we know, send flowered rainbows
    That chased flowers of dark and lights of songs
    To you, show all we feel for and know of, cast round,
    Youth is the truth accepting that reasons will relive
    And breathe hope and chase and love
    For you and you and you



    AND ALL OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!
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  8. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    :adamicon: SO SAY WE ALL! :adamicon:
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  9. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    @Rhaven Blaack so sorry to hear the news! (Sorry I'm a bit late, been away a bit) You & family are in my prayers.
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  10. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Once again, THANK YOU ONE AND ALL for the this uplifting support!
    I GREATLY APPRECIATE IT!!!
  11. bgt01

    bgt01 Exemplary Confidant

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    Just hearing the news, Rhaven. Wishing you all the best for a speedy recovery. Give that cancer a Chuck Norris roundhouse kick to its stupid face!!
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  12. Sanginus

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    Sad to read that, best wishes for you and speedy recovery!!
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  13. Gixergs

    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    Just popped back and found this post. Terrible news but I'm sure your make a full recovery. All the very best and I'll make sure to check regularly on your progress. Take care RB
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  14. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen,

    Here is an update. I am going in on tomorrow (Thursday) for the surgery at 09:00 hours to OSHU (Oregon Health & Science University). I will be in the hospital for about a week. During that time, I will be in ICU for for a few days during that week. I might not be online during (some or possibly most of) the time.
    After I am released from the hospital, I will be home recovering for about 6 weeks. During this time, I will catch up with everything that I have missed, as well as updating everyone how things went and how I am.
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  15. Enterpriser10

    Enterpriser10 Since the beginning. . .

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    Rhaven, my dear,

    I also sorry to hear of your illness. But the way that you say about it gives us the idea that you are facing this problem with strength and confidence, and it's good. Our desire is that the doctors will be very successful and will take care of your life (which is sacred) and you will recover fully!
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  16. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Praying for you always, it's become my train of thought. :)
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  17. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Have faith, it'll be alright! You are tougher than the illness. :)
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  18. aleks

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    My prayers are for you.
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  19. Enterpriser10

    Enterpriser10 Since the beginning. . .

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    Hello, dears. Someone there have some new about Rhaven and his recovery?
  20. Chadepotts1273

    Chadepotts1273 New Member

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    I am very sorry to hear that you are going through all of that Rhaven. :(I only just read your post. I sincerely hope your surgery went well, & send Best Wishes & Hopes for you to have a speedy recovery ,my friend !:)
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