Caregiving Made a Little Easier

Caregiving can be overwhelming, and I don’t have to tell you that if you are a caregiver already. If you have flown a commercial airline, you know the routine. The stewardess or steward comes to the front or the plane and gives you instructions in case of an...

Caring for Yourself as a Caregiver

I’m privileged to be able to talk to caregivers. I wrote a book titled “Experiencing God While Caregiving.” It’s not so much on how to be a caregiver because the scenarios for caregiving are endless. It is a book on how to survive as a caregiver, taken from the things...

Don’t Go It Alone

I do a few studies every morning, and it amazes me how many times they are all on the same topic even though they are by different authors, sometimes written decades apart. It also surprises me that they often speak to the concerns of my soul. You may be like me,...

Finding Self in Caregiving

I was a caregiver for my husband almost 10 years ago, but the feelings I had are just under the surface of my emotional being. This past summer my husband (I remarried) had a horrible sciatic nerve pinch, and he was on his back for four straight weeks with lots of...

Rethinking Expectations

I went to a lovely wedding this weekend. The weather was rainy while we sat waiting for the wedding to start and was still sprinkling as the bridesmaids and groomsmen walked down the garden trail to the wedding pergola in the beautiful setting of a garden and pond....