Tag Archives: healing

Through the Eyes of a Caregiver

Pushing my mother’s wheelchair down the long corridor, post-operative healing complete; mom begins the radiation therapy advertised to kill the remaining cancer cells. The smiling, hopeful sounding receptionist welcomes us to the overcrowded waiting area; single serving coffee and hot … Continue reading

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Gifts of Grief

Grandpa – 1973, Grandma – 1989, Chris – 1990, Dad – 1999, Jean – 2006, Carol – 2013.              In less than five minutes my paper is full, filled with so many names, the dates of their deaths and the … Continue reading

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The Indian Chief and his sons

I am not aware of the author of this story, but I believe it has relevance to those who have lost a loved one, there are many seasons to our grief… There was an Indian Chief who had four sons.  … Continue reading

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Earth, Water, Wind and Fire

Our bug bitten, sleep deprived great-niece returns from her week-long camp experience at Lutherdale Bible Camp in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.  As she shares her stories, I sense that she has grown spiritually as a result of experiencing God in the elements of … Continue reading

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On the Right Path

  I panic as my sister pushes me forward into the haunted house corn maze on Halloween. I don’t like the feeling of not knowing where I am going, of not being able to find my way out. Wandering confused … Continue reading

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