Tag Archives: caregiving

Mental Illness: Helping the Church Help the Hurting

Originally posted on Sandscribblings:
In the last decades of my father-in-law’s life, he slipped into a fog of mental illness from which he never returned. We did our best to help him–to find a diagnosis and effective medications. The years…

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Dignity – A Lifeline Reviewed by Caring.com

Steve Siler, founder of Music for the Soul, producer of Dignity, was honored to read a recent review from Caring.com, and shares: “I’m so excited to see the wonderful new review of Dignity.  It is truly a blessing to hear that … Continue reading

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Are you Protesting the Darkness with Beauty?

“You can protest the darkness and brokenness by balancing with  beauty.” – Dr. Catherine Hart Weber A wise counselor advises those who work on the front lines of issues related to sex trafficking, sexual abuse, and pornography to add beauty into their … Continue reading

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The Music Of What Is Happening

There is an old Irish story about Fionn Mac Cumhail. Fionn asks his followers, “What is the finest music in the world?”  They suggest answers: the cuckoo calling from the hedge, the ring of a spear on a shield, the … Continue reading

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Into the Heart of God

“The most precious gift we’ve ever received in our entire lives has been Sylvia. In her uninhibited expression of affection, she revealed to us the face of God as no other human being ever has. Did you know that several … Continue reading

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More Beautiful: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

When my friend found a lump in her breast, her doctor told her to wait to at least six months for a re-check. By that time it had metastasized and she soon found herself scheduled for what she dreaded the … Continue reading

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The Warmth of a Wrinkled Old Hand

“The Little Boy and the Old Man” Said the little boy, “Sometimes I drop my spoon.” Said the old man, “I do that too.” The little boy whispered, “I wet my pants.” I do that too,” laughed the little old … Continue reading

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