It’s Good to be Here: Stories we tell about cancer is a courageous and deeply personal book about the author’s more than 20 year journey with cancer.  David Guiliano is a former moderator of the United Church of Canada. It is part memoir, part spiritual meditation in which Giuliano challenges the ubiquitous and one dimensional “battle with cancer” narrative, with alternative narratives about temples, treasure, light, pilgrimage, wolves and love. It is a fiercely honest, at times funny, book about the metaphysics of medicine and the power of story to heal. To read more visit