Monthly Archives: October 2019

Harbouring Hope

30 years ago my father was given 6 months to live when he was diagnosed with cancer. He lived for 7 months. At the time I was absolutely amazed at how close the oncologists estimations had been – how God-like they seemed to me that they could estimate a person’s lifespan. That was until I was talking to a friend many year later who pointed out “How do you know that he wouldn’t have lived longer if he hadn’t been told that?”

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