menopausebarbees
... the tales of two sisters

Dana lives in Seattle, and Tracie lives in Germany. We are businesswomen, writers and humorists. We write about life, dating, and today's modern women.

Make a Wish!

Imagine if you closed your eyes, made a wish and it came true…

You didn’t blow out candles on a cake, nor did you blow the seeds away from a dandelion. You didn’t get lucky snapping the bigger half of a wishbone. No…

In fact, you are a young person between the ages of 3 and 17 years and are suffering from a life-threatening medical illness. Most days you awaken to trepidation, angst and fear. Days where the clouds are wider than they are tall and taller than they are wide. Evenings when you can’t see the moonrise, not because of its position with regards to the sun and the earth, but because of your weary outlook.

And then one day there is a burst of sunshine! Of hope! Of excitement, laughter and genuine happiness because you made a wish and it’s really going to come true!

The Make-A-Wish organisation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, enriching their lives with hope, strength, and joy. Oh my goodness! This is über-awesome!!

This remarkable organization grants wishes through its 61 chapters located throughout the U.S. Make-A-Wish also operates in 45 other countries around the world through 38 affiliate offices.

I am very honored to say that two copies of my book, Incompatible with Nature–A Mother’s Story were silent auction items at the Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee Stars for Wishes on January 15, 2017. A pediatrician made the highest bid and won which just thrills me to my core.

It is my personal WISH that my story will affect, inspire and encourage him to always, always, always give the best of what he has to give in caring for the babies; that he is guided not only with his knowledge and skill, but with his heart and that he encourages his colleagues to do the same. That he understands that there is really nothing more amazing than having the power of being able to encourage someone to keep moving to the wonder he or she can find in life, regardless of the odds because we just never know when we will experience a miracle.

And that is the heart of the matter.

Here’s to Life everybody!

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