Nursing Home Week

If you are not involved with Nursing home ministry you may not know but this week is national nursing home week in America. I would love to see many more people getting connected with nursing home ministry but not for the wrong reasons. We don’t go just because we feel sad or sorry for people….

Reflections of Hope

Maybe your first memories of Mother’s day are of coming home from school with a hand written card and kisses. Later it meant a special dinner at a restaurant and flowers for her. After leaving home we probably gave Mom a phone call and sent her favorite chocolates in the mail. But for some this…

Getting Ready for Summer

Originally posted on Wouldyoudoitforone?:
 While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. Genesis 8:22 ESV Even though here in the North East we have had some April snows this year it is certain that warmer days are ahead soon. With our Easter nursing home program  in the…

Attending Church Helps Seniors

I want to thank Jason Lewis for contributing this piece reflecting his personal experiences in caring for his mom. As a volunteer chaplain at a nursing facility for over  25 years I am delighted to be joined by someone else who does what they can, where they are to serve those in that vulnerable chapter…

Mustard Tree Faith

And he said, “With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when sown on the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth, yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes larger than all the garden plants…