I hope you and your families are enjoying the holidays. I’m also kind of enjoying it, however, not completely.
Several years ago, if you remember, I told you a story about one homeless person who ended up staying in my room without my permission. It was my way of saying that I had an unwelcome medical condition. Well, it has happened again.
I have a very early stage of bladder cancer. My doctors have recommended I have it removed by surgery as soon as possible. I have the best doctors in the nation so I am listening to them and they tell me I should be cancer-free after the surgery. My recovery time will be short and I will be able to start teaching again.
I understand that this is bad news for you and I’m sorry I’m telling the news during the holiday season. I know you are kind enough to pray for me and I appreciate it. I must tell you that I’ll be ok and am hoping to see you again soon on the tatami.
Have a happy new year!