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Caring For A Homeless Person

08/08/2015

Do you feel uncomfortable around a homeless person?  I do.  In the following story, Sherri shows us how to care for a homeless person: On the Miami Metro Rail ride home from work one evening, an apparently homeless man was sitting across from me.  He had several teeth missing, was very unkempt and had an […]

Be There Even When You Do Not Want To Be There

09/16/2015

Jesus tells us, “Love your neighbor,” and he does not add: “when you feel like it.”

Deanna Thompson, Professor of Religion at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, has written a book about her journey with Stage IV breast cancer. The title of her book is Hoping for More: Having Cancer, Talking Faith, and Accepting Grace

In her book Deanna talks about the importance of being there for a friend who is suffering. Following is one example she gives:

Love Her Again

07/18/2015

By Larry George Do you care too much about what the neighbors think of you? We always care what our peers think, and being a dad in ministry is no different.  On the one hand I loved my daughter, but I felt angry because her bad choices and actions reflected directly on her mother and […]

Go And Be There

09/09/2014

Jesus tells us, “Love your neighbor,” and he does not add: “when you feel like it.”

Deanna Thompson, Professor of Religion at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, has written a book about her journey with Stage IV breast cancer. The title of her book is Hoping for More: Having Cancer, Talking Faith, and Accepting Grace

In her book Deanna talks about the importance of being there for a friend who is suffering. Following is one example she gives:

With Hope the Odds Don’t Matter

06/03/2013

I recently received this email from Cameron who was suddenly thrust into the role of caregiver for his wife, Heather, just after becoming a new father. Cameron tells his story of compassion and hope, then provides a link to a 3 minute video that further describes their journey.

Dear Karen:

I came across your blog and really identified with a lot of your writing. My name is Cameron and I was thrown into the role of caregiver when my wife, Heather, was diagnosed with a very rare and deadly cancer called mesothelioma, just three months after the birth of our only child.

Caring for Ourselves

05/20/2013

It is extremely important for the caregiver to take good care of him or herself as well as the care-receivers. CareGiving can be a thankless, exhausting job and it may seem selfish to take care of oneself when the care-receivers require so much attention. To fail to do so, however, can be destructive. Jesus said, “Love God . . . Love Neighbor . . . Love Self.”

How To Love Another

04/16/2011

Jesus says, “Love one another as I have loved you.” (John 15:12) Bruce Larson says, “One of the best ways to demonstrate God’s love is to _____________ to people.” Can you fill in the blank? Check out your answer with the correct answer on “Go Light Your World Today,” as I talk about one of […]