Caregivers: Improving Your Serve

One of the weightiest issues of caring for a mentally ill spouse, child, or friend, is that it is so phenomenally relentless.  The disease is so unpredictable, in its intensity and its spontaneity.  You think you have the situation in hand, and it breaks out somewhere else, and often in public and causing major problems.  This is wearingContinue reading “Caregivers: Improving Your Serve”

Tourette Syndrome [Awareness]

To understand and name something is often half the battle.  An understanding of Tourette Syndrome can help us to serve people who painfully struggle with this particular challenge. What is Tourette syndrome? Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. The disorder is named for Dr. Georges GillesContinue reading “Tourette Syndrome [Awareness]”

I Must Do What He Has Taught Me

“If I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash each other’s feet.” John 13:14, NCV Jesus sets out a lot of things and lays them out on the table.  We gather around to get a closer look.  A significant issue is this deal about  becoming a servant.  It stipulates a certain fact that drives us allContinue reading “I Must Do What He Has Taught Me”

A Woman’s Depression [Honesty]

Depression Fits the Hearts of Women Women experience twice the rate of depression as men. Everyone experiences disappointment or sadness in life. When the “down” times last a long time or interfere with your ability to function, you may be suffering from a common medical illness called depression. Major depression affects your mood, mind, bodyContinue reading “A Woman’s Depression [Honesty]”