Pam Thorson

5 Ways to Ease Caregiver Strain

  My latest issue of Nursing 2013 came in the mail yesterday. Usually I set magazines aside for later reading, but the title article on this one caught my eye immediately: Easing the burden on family caregivers I’ve been a full-time caregiver of a high-level quadriplegic son for sixteen years. I love my job, but I’m always […]

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Caregiverlist Summer Photo Contest Awards Gift Certificates and T-Shirts Share Your Photos and Be Entered to Win + Vote for the Winner

Today I’ve been asked to share with my readers an opportunity to enter a photo contest sponsored by caregiverlist.com. They’re giving away Amazon gift cards and t-shirts to those submitting the best pictures. Here’s your chance to share that great pic and win. If you’re a caregiver and submit a picture of yourself and your […]

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Lost in Space

The earth reels to and fro like a drunkard And it totters like a shack, For its transgression is heavy upon it, And it will fall, never to rise again. –Isaiah 24:20 They were intrepid. They were bold. They wandered space encountering monstrous aliens and fearsome worlds. The story line in the old sci-fi television […]

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Zayden’s Promise

Ange Movius was on the same youth ministry team as my son Kevin when he fell and broke his neck in 1997. We had not really connected, though, until recently, when I had some portraits made for my next book. When I checked out her website, I stumbled upon a page entitled “Zayden’s Promise,” which […]

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In the War for Independence, Who Will Be Their Voice?

Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless; Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow. Isaiah 1:17 NASB A heat wave has gripped the nation as the United States celebrates Independence Day. In the midst of withering triple-digest temperatures, a cold wind blows. The chill is coming from the icy fingers of death…the death, […]

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Hero

Everybody loves a hero. From white knights to Spiderman, Wonder Woman, and firemen – we all adore larger-than-life figures. Hero is a timeless concept, a word chiseled in stone and swathed in red, white, and blue. It evokes images of dashing figures and just-in-time deliverance. A hero is someone we can believe in, lean on, and trust with our lives […]

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Two Wolves: When Your Soul Is Shredded

There are two wolves inside us. The one we feed is the one that will grow. -Native American proverb The attacks came without warning, one after another. These last months our family has been reeling from a series of setbacks we never anticipated. Problems we didn’t cause and can’t fix. Yesterday was so bad I […]

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Are You Killing Yourself?

It’s the dirty little secret churches don’t like to talk about: the Body of Christ doesn’t treat itself very well. Have you been hurt by Christians? Have you done or said something that hurt another believer?  It doesn’t have to be this way. Click this link:  Slightly Obsessed: Are You Killing Yourself? and take the step […]

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Will You Survive the Storm?

Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, And He brought them out of their distresses. He caused the storm to be still. Psalm 107-28-29 He is called the “prince of the power of the air.”* He invades world events, rattles our physical world, and causes havoc in the hearts of men. We know […]

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Knights in White Satin: Taking Out the Dragon

Submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. – James 4:7 The princesses are everywhere. Most grandparents in the United States have probably wandered through the bewildering array of Barbie royalty at some point in their search for that perfect gift. There are princess movies and princess jewelry and princess dresses and […]

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