Which of the 4 are you?

Which of the 4 are you?

Which of the 4 are You? Often times becoming a caregiver sneaks up on us. It’s not a job we apply for or one we even get paid for. But all will agree it is a very important one. Interestingly enough, most daughters in a season of caring I meet don’t even...
Loving Beyond I Imagined I Could

Loving Beyond I Imagined I Could

Loving Beyond Have you had the experience of going way beyond what you imagined you could? When I was in High School I played VolleyballūüŹź¬†and I will never forget the workouts. My Freshman year I was sure I would die. No joke. We ran, threw up and ran some more.¬† I...

4 Tips for Embracing Goodbyes and Fresh Starts

January is the time of fresh starts.  Many people enjoy a fresh start, I’m not sure that I am one of them.  To me a fresh start means letting go of what has been normal or at least the known, it might not have been great, or bad, or good, maybe just somewhere in...

Caregiver, You are an Advocate

The word advocate brings up different feelings in different people.  I seem to have deeply inborn need to stand up to injustice, especially for those who have no voice of their own.  My sister, on the other hand, is drawn with compassion to the person hurting. The two...

Are you ready for 2019?

Are you looking forward to 2019? I started off 2018 with some of you focusing on what I wanted it to be in the Be Group!  We took to time to really think about who we are and what we want to become by drafting our Personal Manifestos. I choose to...

Caregiving During the Holidays

Being a family caregiver during the holidays might mean long time traditions have to change.  As both my parents Alzheimer’s disease progressed, we found they were unable to celebrate the holidays in the same ways that our family had in the past. Mom became anxious...
A Grateful Heart Makes Caregiving Easier

A Grateful Heart Makes Caregiving Easier

The practice of giving thanks can impact your entire life. Scripture tells us in 1 Timothy 4:4 “For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,”¬† Learning to receive¬†everything with thanksgiving is...

Review by Rayna: Stronger Than the Struggle

Stronger than the Struggle: Uncomplicating Your Spiritual Battle is a great resource. I have reviewed other books on prayer in the past but I think this one has become my favorite in the category of the theology of prayer. Havilah Cunnington is a popular Bible teacher...

Review by Rayna: Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy: Making¬†room for your¬†soul in an overcrowded¬†life is a¬†refreshingly honest look at how you can make choices to move to a place of calm for yourself.  A life of crazy usually doesn’t...

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