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A Grandmother Models Caregiving


Nancy VandeWater, a member of my church family, told me the following story. I believe it embodies the keys to ensuring that our children will grow up to be compassionate caregivers, so I share it with you here. Nancy’s Story: A short time ago I was to spend the day with my nine year old granddaughter, […]

Protect Your Friend


How can you be a friend to a friend who is going through a divorce? Wendy Paris is a journalist who runs the website Splitopia, which explores how to navigate a divorce. In her book of the same name, she writes, “If you are a confidante of a friend in the midst of a divorce, […]

Hurting People Hurt People


By Roger Price Have you ever attempted to help someone who is hurting, and they said or did something that was hurtful to you? It’s happened to me and my immediate reaction has been to write that person off and leave them to their own problems. This started to change when I heard two expressions […]

Name It to Tame It


by Rodger Price Twenty years ago my mother went through two days of waiting for test results that would tell us if she had terminal liver cancer. It was a tough two days. When the doctor told us the results were the worse-case scenario, her first words were, “Well, at least now I know.” She […]

Inside Looking Outside


Editor’s Note: The following blog post is written by Randy Simpson, an inmate at a correctional facility. One of the ways you can care well is to write to someone who is incarcerated, to show them that someone cares. Randy’s address is listed below if you are so inclined. Perhaps you have spent some time […]