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The proverbial rug

There is a fine line between believing that at any moment the rug will be pulled out from under me, and being blissfully unaware of said rug. 471 more words

Little Acts Of Service

When facing chronic illness, depression is a big posibility.  This is for both the spouse and the illness holder. Service is one of the best ways to combat depression.   74 more words

A Lesson From Hispanic Culture: Serving as Caregivers

This Tuesday will mark over 150 years of celebrating the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo.  In Mexican history, it marks victory at the Battle of Puebla, a key confrontation in the road to independence.   398 more words


Grace in the Soup Aisle

I woke up early this morning to go grocery shopping…less crowded…much calmer. That’s the time of day when many people take their elderly loved one’s grocery shopping. 509 more words

Listening Is

Listening is a mind-set. Active listening, effective listening, compassionate listening, and in-depth listening involve respect and appreciation for the person who is talking. Such listening suggests that what the other person has to say is important and deserves validation.

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Beyond The Dead Cabinet

Avast, me hearties! Last week, mustering my best online pirate impression, I invited you to accompany me on a quest for hidden treasure …

Beyond The Dead Cabinet. 1,632 more words