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The Universe Speaks

By Gloria Shoon

As I celebrated my 66th turn around the sun

Purple was the colour of the day

From the huge purple chair at The Chilled Cork for lunch

To the photos on the wall that said Dream Big

The Universe Speaks

A turn too soon brought us to a #8

And Happy Birthday in rainbow colours on the front door appeared

But it was the wrong #8

At Katherine’s B&B the right #8

What do you know

The entire room was purple and yellow

The Universe Speaks

The side table in our B&B had a vase with hummingbird

At the little reading nook there was a book titled Girlfriends

On to dinner and what do you know

I had packed a purple top

Seated at our table

And to my eyes

What do I see

A huge painting of a Fire Rooster

The Universe Speaks

At TJ Stables with Indigenous Spirit Horses

The mare that chose me, her Ojibway name when translated means

Skunk, Humility with Confidence

The stallions’ Ojibway names mean

Magic & Milky Way

The Universe is always speaking

Are you listening???


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Meditation Mondays:

Chakra Chanting with Gloria

Mondays at 10:00 a.m. ET 


Thursday Night Thrivers:

All Stages Support Group

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. ET



Thursday Night Thrivers:

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group

First and third Thursdays

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET



Thursday Night Thrivers:

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support Group

Second Thursday

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET


Tuesday Night Thrivers

Después de un Diagnóstico:

Grupo de Apoyo en Español

2do y Cuarto Martes de cada mes 

7:00 p.m. ET


Encourage and Empower

For Newly Diagnosed

September 10, 11:00 a.m. ET


Breast Cancer Book Club

The first Sunday of the month


Brain Spotting

May 27,  6:00 p.m. ET


Qi Gong

May 28,  11:30 a.m. ET


Art Therapy

June 3, 6:00 p.m. ET


Forest Bathing

Jun 4,  6:00 p.m. ET


Reflect & Recharge

Expressive Writing

June 10,  6:00 p.m. ET


Yoga Fitness with Chair Assist

June 11, 11:30 a.m. ET


Yoga Stretching for DIEP flap

June 11,  6:00 p.m. ET


Restorative Yoga:

Unearthing Opportunities

June 17 ,  5:30 p.m. ET


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Upcoming Events


Surviving Breast Cancer provides breast cancer support, events, and webinars at no cost to you! Whether you are looking to gain more knowledge on a particular topic or meet up with other breast cancer survivors, we have something for everyone. 


Our standing appointment on Thursdays is for all stages. We also host specific breakout groups once a month for specific stages and subtypes such as Metastatic breast cancer, and Inflammatory Breast Cancer, etc. 


The Book Club meets the first Sunday of every month at 11 am ET. You are welcome to join each month or pick and choose your month based on your availability and the book we are reading. 


Through art, writing, and other creative modalities, we hold the power to manage our stress, make sense of our now, and relax into moments of stillness. 


Free, monthly, online classes in restorative yoga, yoga for breast cancer, and Zumba. 


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