“The darkness of suffering has entombed me but my soul is lifted by the fire’s bright flames that are illuminating my comrades by my side.
Their loyalty, love and adoration for me rejuvenates my spirit. Even though the trail has been a hard-fought battle, I know in my heart with relished gladness, I will have the strength to continue and give my malamutes the opportunity to do what they love and are born to do.
I also realize that this battle is only one page of my life and there are many more pages and chapters to be lived that will bring me joy.
Inserts from my journal in the upcoming book