As we Delve Deeper together, as we Gather Pace here, I want to return now to a major theme: the new understanding that we should recast our view of Dis-ease not as something sent to test us, but as an opportunity, a catalyst, for personal, emotional and physical growth and improvement. I want to share something more with you now that I have not even hinted at before, but for which the time now feels right. And I have learned to trust my feelings implicitly. PD has given me that much. Because although Parkinson’s can be ghastly, I for one know how important the Dis-ease has been for me, and that I simply could never have Become without it. I know what I would never have gleaned, never have understood, never have experienced. And I would not give up these things in exchange for never having had Parkinson’s. My Dis-ease has Changed Everything for me and, ironically, made be more Well than I ever could have possibly imagined.
And none of this is intended to be boastful, nor to make anyone feel inferior, nor jealous, nor any of those negative things we have been taught to feel. This is about sharing onwards what a Chronic Dis-ease has taught my about the Hidden Mysteries of Human Love. Indeed, I share this with you now in the Spirit of Love. As an Act of Love.
So I have spoken often about how through the Crucible of Parkinson’s, I found these, my Words, and through them, a Power to Influence, to Guide and to Help people around the world. But I have never spoken about how in the Crucible I also found I have a Voice. A Voice which, when combined with my Flowing Words, spoken with a peculiar Lilt, said confidently with a depth of feeling and emotion or when whispered passionately in the darkness, can effect bodies, can take over Nervous Systems, can induce Bliss and Joy and Vibrations. For, and this is the truth, I can not only write freely like this, I can Speak, at times,