Entries by Jeff Apthorp

A photograph I keep on my desk

This is a photograph I keep on my desk. My sister’s husband Jeff, who succumbed to Cancer in 2008, is pictured with his two sons. In the course of his all too short life he provided a wonderful testimony to his family, friends, and everyone he encountered. The grace and dignity he displayed in the […]

A Great Opportunity…

Cord of 3 Strands has developed a methodology through our work with people who have been diagnosed with Terminal Cancer. This Empathetic Approach has succeeded beyond our wildest dreams in both extending and bringing joy back into the lives of our people. We are so excited about the success we’ve achieved that we want to […]

For most of us, this is a season of great joy

A little known but obvious reality is that the Holidays are extremely difficult for those with Terminal Cancer. This is particularly true the first year after diagnosis. This is the time of year when families come together. Discussions will typically range from shared memories to upcoming milestone events like marriages, graduations, career changes, travel plans, […]

Cord of 3 Strands End of Year Letter 2018

“When my husband Will was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, I was gripped with feelings of powerlessness and fear. There was nothing in my control that could change the outcome. All I could think of were the graduations, weddings, and grandkids that Will and I might miss experiencing together. A friend gave me a brochure from […]