Life

Don't Hold On

There is a daily reflection that I received a couple of days ago that I have left in my inbox so I can read it over and over again. I need to remember this not just every day, but it seems every second of every minute of every day. “Don’t hold onto anything. There is […]

Grateful for Help

My travelling brother and his dog rolled in a few days ago. He decided to come back for a while knowing I needed help. Today was a perfect example of that. My dad called from the rehab at 6:00 this morning needing clean pants. Meanwhile, my mom was awake and exhausted as she’s not sleeping […]

Time For Me

One of the things they reiterate in all my caregiving lessons is how important it is to take care of yourself so you have the energy and stamina to care for your loved ones. Today my sister came to stay the weekend. So this afternoon, I went to the gym and learned a new workout […]

Not Alone

Today I finished reading Fulton Sheen’s “Life of Christ” for my Bible class. It ended predictably with the Ascension. Sheen talked about Christ’s glorified Body that He promised would continue on, which is the Church. Of course, I had heard this before and it had made sense. However, when I read Fulton Sheen’s words of […]

Love Hurts

Today I read a quote from St. Mother Teresa that really caused me to contemplate: “Love is full of paradoxes. I have found that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” I Found God today in a new way of thinking about love.

Loving My Nephew

My nephew in the Navy was here for a visit. He and my son came over for the afternoon. I love being with them together as they carry on and on and laugh hysterical about whatever. When my nephew joined the Navy a couple years ago, he wasn’t really sure where it would take him […]

Mr. Rogers

My mom has been wanting to see the new movie, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”, and today we were able to make it happen. The movie itself was – in my opinion – very well done. It has been a long time since I have seen such a positive story of loving kindness. Without […]