Monthly Archives: July 2013

Gratitude for Simple Pleasures

We visited Elaine today and brought her a favorite milkshake. She exclaimed as Connie and I entered the room of her gladness to see us as well as the chocolate milkshake. She drank the treat with gusto. With each slurp … Continue reading

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Earl: My Encourager, My Friend

Today, my out of state, close friend and I shared together again about ongoing life issues over the phone. Once being an active, successful business contractor, Earl is now confined by illness to his home.  Although his mobility limited, Earl’s … Continue reading

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Prayers Answered in an Instant

Yesterday as my wife and I returned from an out of town trip to visit her mom, we encountered stormy weather conditions.  During the afternoon drive, the thunderstorms stubbornly followed us. About 45 minutes from our home destination by car, … Continue reading

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Refocusing Off Self

Today in visiting Elaine, one of her very faithful volunteers, Debbie arrived.  Debbie has been such a wonderful, regular sitter amongst so many others. Having not seen her in a while, I asked how she was doing.  I had heard … Continue reading

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