- He appreciates the small things.
- He enjoys the present moments.
- He smiles more.
- He listens deeply to family and friends.
- He experiences God in new ways.
What would that particular ailment teach you? What gift could disease bring?
The letter J means yellow to you or you see purple when you hear or see the number 5.
Maybe July is always navy blue.
You listen to a C sharp in music and see pink.
Imagine that when you see a city’s skyline, you taste blackberries.
“If you ask synesthetes if they’d wish to be rid of it, they almost always say no.
For them, it feels like that’s what normal experience is like.
To have that taken away would make them feel like they were being deprived of one sense.”
“I haven’t been healed of my cancer, but I’ve been healed in many other ways.”
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
the courage to change the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference.”
—The Serenity Prayer
What has disease or feeling powerless taught you? What gift of disease have you ever received?