When someone’s brain is failing, the best thing you can do is love them! Dr. Gary Chapman describes how the five love languages can help people with dementia—and their caregivers—experience a powerful emotional connection. Continue reading “Loving Someone with Alzheimer’s”
By: Elaine Fraser
If today was the last day of your life, what would you change?
When Elizabeth Gilbert quoted an older friend who said that every thoughtful woman, every ten years, should take some time to be alone with herself, in order to re-examine the direction of her own life, and to decide if any alterations need to be made, it made an impression on me. Continue reading “Take a Moment Monday: Check in With Yourself”
By: Linda Lou
If you ever have trouble getting your kids to help out at home, you might be surprised by what you read next. Of 180,000 Australians students surveyed by Resilient Youth, 90% actually want to contribute to society. Continue reading “Volunteering Is Good for You – and Surprisingly, Your Kids Want to Do It Too!”
By: Elaine Fraser
Social media are great for developing community, but for true belonging, real connection and real empathy require meeting real people in a real space in a real time. – Brené Brown Continue reading “Less Scrolling. More Showing Up”
By: Jennie Scott
Grief has swept my nation, and my own heart is still tender.
Weeks ago, a teenager not much older than the students I taught massacred 17 people by shooting them in cold blood.
Then he got a snack at McDonald’s. Continue reading “Why Jesus Isn’t the Solution to School Shootings”
Many people want to find Jesus, but they look for him in the wrong places. If you want to find Jesus, don’t look within yourself. Continue reading “If You Want to Find Jesus, Don’t Look Within”