Self Care When You Just Don’t Care

Anyone who has a child or spouse with a disability has experienced days/weeks/months which are hard. Many times there is no option but to gut through it. Other times, by forfeiting the most basic of self-care – sleep, eat, breathe I may make some unwise or unhealthy decisions. The biblical story of Esau and JacobContinue reading “Self Care When You Just Don’t Care”

It’s Just a Little Toggle Switch, Big Red!

Accessible vehicles are such a blessing most of the time – until they are not! Then they become a huge stationary driveway ornament. That’s what happened at our house this week. When we bought this van and had it modified for Jerry’s needs, the emergency brake was connected to a toggle switch on the driver’sContinue reading “It’s Just a Little Toggle Switch, Big Red!”

Marriage Blanket of Grace

“Their marriage was a blanket of grace that had been so many years in the making.” Home for Christmas by Melanie Wilber. I love that imagery. There’s something so cozy about curling up under a heavy blanket that provides warmth for the body and the soul. I read the quote to Jerry and asked ifContinue reading “Marriage Blanket of Grace”

Tune My Heart

For some people recent weeks have held visions of sugar plums dancing in their head. Not at our home. We were, and still are, full of Christmas cheer, and deep gratitude for the gift of Jesus.   But, when not thinking about Christmas words like Hulu, Netflix, Streamers, Sling and antenna have been bantered about inContinue reading “Tune My Heart”