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pasayten
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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 6/30/2007 6:30 PM (GMT -7)   

Hello All,

 

I have loved a Celtic worship song called “May This Journey”…  It is a song that both resonates and provides spiritual support to many of the trials we are faced with in our ever changing journey thru life…  I have played it hundreds of times during past trials and listening to it again, It has also provided support to my journey with PCa during times of fear, frustration, and impatience.

 

My step-daughter Jenny (Avis’s daughter) sang a version of this song at our wedding in 2003, to reflect on the trails both of us had faced in our past lives and what a blessing it was for us to meet and come together in marriage at these later stages of our lives. 

 

Jenny did a great job with the song and it is very honest and heartfelt…  Just like the HealingWell forum… I would like to share it with all of you in the hope that at times of fear and hopelessness, it may provide some additional support to you…  along with all the love, care, and support you will receive from the many members of this forum.

 

This is about a 1.3mb mp3 file that will play on most PC s (real player, windows media player, yahoo music box…)…  You can “save it” and then play it any time you would like.

 

http://home.comcast.net/~pasayten/journey.mp3

 

Love and God Bless!

 

Ray

 

P.S.

This version of the song “May This Journey” was released in 2002 in the album “In Christ Alone”…  A series of Celtic worship songs…  The album was a joint project by an excellent group of Celtic women vocalists.  This song was sung by Moya Brennan I believe  (Enya and Moya are sisters) .


pasayten
Age 59 y/o - Last 3-4 years of annual general health checkups - PSA 5-6 but Free PSA Ratio 21-24%, suggesting "benign"
3/7/2007 - Went to urologist -Neg DRE, but scheduled screening biopsy
3/13/2007 - 12 point biopsy - Left 6 OK  Right 1 of 6 had small hit.
Gleason 3+3 Diagnosed as T1c
4/24/2007 - DaVinci performed at Virginia Mason hospital in Seattle
5/2/2007 - Catheter Out! Got copy of pathology report:
Gleason 6  T2c Nx Mx   approx 20% of prostate involved
Positive margin, but 2 places where a focal point of only 2 cells were touching edge, the right apex and right posterior. Perineural Invasion present. Seminal Vesicle and Lymphatic/Vascular not identified. Final Diognosis of T2c "suggests" organ confined.  Stats for no re-occurance are 95% for 7 years. No further treatment other than PSA watch.


jetguy
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Date Joined Sep 2006
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   Posted 6/30/2007 6:55 PM (GMT -7)   

I'm mostly avoiding things 'cause I'm still emotional and very busy, but I made the mistake of listening.  Beautiful.  Wonderful.  I am drying my eyes.

Thank You,

Bill


Gleason 3+3=6, T1c, one core in twelve, another pre-cancerous.
62 years old and good health.  Married 37 years.  To same woman!
Began IGRT January 23, 2007. 


bluebird
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Date Joined May 2006
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   Posted 6/30/2007 7:23 PM (GMT -7)   

Dear Ray & Avis,

 

This is truly touching………. Thank you for sharing such a personal experience with us.

 

I have taken the liberty to attach a link to the lyrics.

 

Having the music play and seeing the words really sent a warm feeling through me.

 

Beautiful story ~   In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy

 

Click here to view lyrics:  http://www.geocities.com/celticlyricscorner/brennan/jesus.htm

 

Click here to hear music: http://home.comcast.net/~pasayten/journey.mp3

 

Jesus Draw Me Ever Nearer  (May This Journey)

Moya Brennan
(Máire Brennan)

Credits: Keith Getty; lyrics by Margaret Becker

Appears On: In Christ Alone with Margaret Becker & Joanne Hogg

Post Edited (bluebird) : 6/30/2007 8:29:10 PM (GMT-6)


myman
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   Posted 6/30/2007 7:26 PM (GMT -7)   
Ray - I feel as though we've been given a present - thank you so much for sharing such a lovely gift with your family here.

Susan & Don
Husband Diagnosed 11/17/05 Age: 63 No Symptoms
PSA: 7.96, Positive DRE
Biopsy Right: 6 of 6 Cores Positive Biopsy Left: 1 of 6 Cores Positive
Gleason: 4+3 = 7 Stage: T2B N0 MX
2/09/06: LRP Restage: T3A NX MX
3 mo. PSA Post Surgery: 11.8, 12.9, 13.9 Bone scan, CT scan, Endorectal MRI, Chest XR - neg.
9/06/06: 6 mo. PSA: 18.8 CT shows distant lymph node involvement
Restage IV Start HT Lupron 3 mo. shots
12/06/06: PSA 0.8
03/07/07 - PSA 0.3
06/06/07 - 0.1


bobsmom
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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 36
   Posted 7/3/2007 6:49 AM (GMT -7)   
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING THIS MUSIC WITH US!!!!!!!!! GODS SPEED TO YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY...
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