Staying in Hope

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Hope Thrives at 88

The kindness of a weekend in Denver brings hope that Alzheimer’s does not have to steal from every family. Continue reading

7 Stages of Alzheimer’s

What are the 7 stages of Alzheimer’s disease and how can families prepare? This series of blog posts explains the stages through the viewpoint of a fictional character, Reverend G. Continue reading

Why Hope Needs Balance

Why is balance so important to the functioning of our souls? Can we work hard while forgetting play? And if we do, what happens to our joy? Continue reading

Hope Beyond the Just

Are you throwing yourself into an emotional trash bag of “less than” mentality? Describing ourselves as “just” forces us to embrace shame. Continue reading

Hope Answers Why

How do we deal with the question of “Why?” when heaven is silent? Maybe God sees the bigger picture through his timeless eyes. Continue reading

Hope Eliminates Shame

How many times do we invite the verdict of shame? Can we find our authentic selves, dare greatly and let hope eliminate shame? Continue reading

Hope Creates Traditions

Most of us try to create traditions within our families. Reverend G and her son, Jacob, guarded the tradition of family dinner after church on Sunday. (I know this because she told me; i.e. fictional characters talking to the writer againĀ  http://amzn.to/1rXlCyh). For my son and me, one of our favorite traditions has revolved around … Continue reading

The Unraveling of Reverend G

Intermission for Reverend G

Final Grace for Reverend G


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