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Is Everybody Packed and Ready?

  What a trip it’s been! Like after a real trip, I’m feeling a bit sad to have it almost over. It’s been a whirlwind, to be sure. But I have met so many wonderful people and been so blessed. Today Out from the Shadows is still ranking high in the Amazon Kindle store under […]

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Out from the Shadows Blog Tour

Road Trip! I had a wonderful time with friends and family on March 28 celebrating the launch of Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver. Now we’re hitting the road…sort of. April 14-23 we’re going to be visiting folks around the web on a blog tour. Every day (except Easter Sunday) we’ll […]

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Out from the Shadows Book Excerpt

Today we celebrate the release of Out from the Shadows by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. Many thanks to my publisher, associate editor, agent, and my friends and family. I’m so grateful to God for His inspiration, leading, and encouragement throughout the long two years it took for it to come to birth.  In celebration […]

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The Nurse Who Remembered

  This post is part of the #Blog4Care blog carnival being hosted by Caring Across Generations. We’re hoping that by sharing our caregiving stories, we can begin to come up with solutions to the care crisis that is affecting millions of Americans.  Nursing carries heavy responsibilities. It requires long days, longer nights, and impossible schedules. In […]

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Podcast March 1st

  Join me for a podcast with Denise Brown of Caregiving.com on Saturday, March 1 at 10 a.m. ET (9 a.m. CT; 8 a.m. MT; 7 a.m. PT). Listen live or download the podcast here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/caregiving Denise is the founder of a vibrant online community of caregivers. I’m honored to join her for an interview […]

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Coming Soon: Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver

Coming Soon…   Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver     No place is so dark, no shadow so deep, that God can’t find us…                 After nearly two years in the making, my newest book is almost ready for its March release. The editors […]

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God IS in Control

 God…is the blessed controller of all things. 1 Timothy 6:15 (Phillips) God IS in Control What a year it has been already! There have been some sad events: burying my mother-in-law, watching my father suffer through a serious infection. There has also been a rumbling in our lives as the stone has been rolled away from […]

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Help Wanted: Kindle Giveaway

  No More Living in the Shadows I’m excited to announce that my newest book, Out from the Shadows,  is now in production through Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. This new book is a compilation of thirty-one devotionals for caregivers gleaned from my own struggles in the valley of the shadows. The associate editor and […]

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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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