Across the years, I have spent many hours in personal counseling and have learned a great deal about myself. I am not a licensed counselor, but over the years many have come to me in me roles of priest, pastor, or chaplain seeking counseling. I used to think people … [Read more...] about Can’t Make a Decision? Here’s how to know what to do.
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When Katherine Autin’s husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2004, she didn’t know much about the disease except for what she had heard from stars like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali. Faced with this mysterious and complicated disease, Katherine began to learn as much as she … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Visit Someone Who is Stuck At Home (A balloon might be a perfect thing to take)
Natasha Reece has been acting as a caregiver for her grandfather, Jerry Whelan, who has frontotemporal dementia, since November 2020 after his wife, Alma, was admitted to the hospital with COVID-19. The family looked into hiring outside help, but the costs were quite high. It … [Read more...] about Granddaughter finds ways to engage her loved ones and manage her own stress.
How to live victoriously anyway. It has been said that every person’s life is a diary in which he or she means to write one story, and is forced to write another. That is, we plan for one way; we are forced to travel another. But what shall we say of those crushing … [Read more...] about When Disappointment Rains Down
Somewhere I read the riddle:As I was going to Saint Ives, I met a man with seven wives.Every wife had seven sacks. Every sack had seven cats.Every cat had seven kits. Kits, cats, sacks, wives –How many were going to Saint Ives? I was never very good at math and trying to make … [Read more...] about The Journey Alone: The person who cannot stand to be alone should seek to discover why.