Tag Archives: elderly

The Memorial

“Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.” anonymous Well, it finally happened. We had the memorial celebrating my Dad’s life and it was wonderful! The most amazing aspect was all the family that gathered … Continue reading

Posted in Illness, Practical Life | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

When Life Gets Crazy

My mother, as a typical Southern belle, has decided she’s not ready to die right now after all (her words). We have all stepped up our care of them both however, especially my dad who seems to be failing fast. … Continue reading

Posted in Illness, Practical Life, Trust | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

…and then some.

Last week I posted about being dry, seeking abundant grace and believing He would bring it. That very day I told my daily (sanity-saving) caregiver to go ahead and take the trip-of-a-lifetime just offered to her. No worries family is … Continue reading

Posted in Illness, Practical Life, Trust | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A New Normal

Mom apparently fell again and hit her head “hard on a dresser.” She casually tells me this over breakfast. She refuses to see the doctor or go to the hospital, so we watch her closely -all day. I can’t see … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Illness, Practical Life | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

A Balancing Act

The alarm sounds at 6am… before I’m fully awake, I thank God for a new day. I silently ask Him to help me with whatever is ahead. Which day is it? One┬áthat I care for my parents or am I … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Marriage, Practical Life, Trust | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments