All of us know the downside of caregiving and grieving. We know the physical and emotional demands we face as caregivers, and the heaviness and
Care Can Not Be Purchased – by Byron Hamel
People who know me, know that I am constantly approached by people in need. People who know me on a deeper level are already aware
A Mother is a Mother for All – by Neelum Hassan
At times she’s all we need. She kept calling. The young woman who had just had a C-section. She kept calling but nobody allowed her
On the Thirteenth Day of December . . .
If you have been following this blog over the past six weeks or so, you have read several posts about my friend Dina’s twenty year
On the Twelfth Day of December . . .
Tis the season to be jolly and . . . sick. This week, the staff at the day shelter for homeless men where I work
On the Eighth Day of December . . .
This eighth day of December brought me some kindness and good cheer in the form of my ex-husband. To some, having the words ‘kindness’ and
On the Sixth Day of December . . .
Thanks to finally decking the halls with festive faux greenery and other assorted decorations and lights, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas
On the Fifth Day of December . . .
This fifth day of December was awash with rain here in Kentucky, but it definitely couldn’t dampen the holiday spirits of many of the guests
On the Fourth Day of December . . .
This fourth day of December found me well enough to emerge from under the covers to return to work, even though the cold and rainy
On the Third Day of December . . .
It is the third day of the month and the second day of being under the covers and under the weather. As I nursed myself
On the Second Day of December . . .
Two days into December found me under the covers and under the weather. Even though I was down for the count today and could only
On the First Day of December . . .
Upon the completion of last month’s thirty days of gratitude series, which seems like only yesterday, because it was only yesterday, I decided to do
Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella
Recently, I have felt like I live in Seattle instead of Louisville, thanks to the rainier than usual weather. While the rain has put a damper on
Help Others to Unfold
This is so true… Please reach out to those who you sense may desperately need the warmth of human kindness. Share this post using the
7 Easy Ways To Make Someone’s Bad Day Instantly Better
7 Easy Ways To Make Someone’s Bad Day Instantly Better By Lindsay Holmes We all have those days. You know the ones: You spill your
Would YOU take on your best friend’s children if she died?
Jane did – and though it’s torn her life in two, she insists: I don’t regret a moment By Jane Plume Sometimes the most
Labor of Love
Remarkable photos of South Carolina midwife who nursed 1950s community living in crippling poverty that inspired thousands of dollars in donations She was a ‘doctor,
That Extra Push – GUEST POST
That Extra Push by Madison Hill Allow me to begin by saying that I love my mom dearly—she is everything to me. She was diagnosed