WISDOM

General Caregiving

Recent Articles

Ask About The Crisis

06/22/2015

James Cook says in our book, The Compassionate Congregation, “The most difficult time for my wife, Jean, and me was dealing with the two and a half year losing battle with cancer waged by our nineteen year old son, Paul.  Within days of the diagnosis, his left leg was amputated two-thirds above the knee, and […]

Consider the Geese

05/12/2016

I love watching a large flock of Canadian geese flying in their V-formation. They speak of the changing of seasons and also of the value of teamwork. We can learn to be better caregivers if we consider the ways of the geese.

Did you know that when a goose gets sick or wounded, it never falls from formation by itself? Two other geese will fall out of formation with it and follow the ailing goose down to the ground.