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Still...Wendy

       posted on Friday 11 Nov, 2016.
 

After watching the movie “Still Alice”, a loving portrayal of the journey through alzheimer’s, I wondered what is really left when all we have is the immediate present and our innate response to it. The key character portrayed her distress at losing control of her world. She entered a place of peace when her control was utterly lost.

What was left? Her innate loving self. That was all. No plans. No memories. No control. Just herself.

I wondered if this innate self is the one whom I call on when I’m stretched to the limits of my endurance; the one who is ultimately resilient; the one who is the essential Wendy…

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