---I would like to dedicate this song by the Beatles to ALL the nurses at Laguna Honda. I know that this song was written by John Lennon about a relationship to a girl he may or may not have been involved with. He may have found it applicable to that situation. But, I think it applies very strongly to myself and many others at Laguna Honda, also.
---I was very self-reliant most of my life and was very able to fend for myself. The bad times were the bad times, but I seemed to survive them alright. The stroke hit me in 2002...and I had NO idea what to do. I was immediately plugged into the system and ended up at Laguna Honda.
---People have been very good to me here. I love them ALL and I really think I mean that. They have helped me...so many times in so many ways. The song fits in, in so many ways, also. I didn't think too much about what people did who couldn't do the fundamental things that I used to take for granted. Well, I learned, in spades. They get - HELP!
. ---The version of the song had expired. I, finally, added a different version in its place. I think that it serves the purpose.
---I first became aware of Ken Keyes back in the 1970's when I was living in Worcester, MA. It was when I had the big change in my life that I speak of on occasion. I read the Handbook and actually have given it as a gift many times in my life. This is ALL back in the day when I was still a Jesuit Candidate. I highly recommend this book and hope that you find it as one of the important books of our times...and any time, as I did - ''Always Us Living Love.''