Monday, January 25, 2010

A Caregiver's Prayer

"I'm fighting my share of battles these days as I watch my mother decline. Even when she is at her most hurtful and demanding, I must remind myself that I am not only caring for her; I am caring for Jesus through her. I don't always succeed as well as I desire.

For my fellow caregivers everywhere, as well as myself, I offer this prayer."

For "A Caregiver's Prayer," click here.

Conversation in a Body-Piercing Salon: Hurtful Language Picks at Tender Wounds, But There Is Another Way

"I nervously waited in the little room. My head swung around as a man in his mid-20s confidently strode in.

With his interesting ear piercings and tattoos that covered his arms and disappeared under his shirtsleeves, he fit right into the d├ęcor of the body-piercing salon."

For more on the conversation, click here.