Memories and Prayers

If you abide in me and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you. By this is my Father glorified that you bring forth much fruit. John 15:7-8 ESV Since 1998 when God first called me into Nursing Home Ministry I have felt a love, an energy…

Praying for Nursing Homes

I would so appreciate everyone’s prayers. This Corona virus may not be life threatening for the average young and healthy person; but for our friends in Long Term Care that is not the case. I am personally pausing my own outreach until things are more clear in order not not unduly put others at risk….

Devotional for Long Term Care

Reflections of Hope is a 50 day devotional written for the long term care community. Having had the wonderful privilege of serving as a nursing home chaplain, I have learned much about hope from the residents, staff and families. If the reality of long term care is a part your life this book is specially…

How Nursing Home Volunteers can respond in the Corona Crisis

I was sick and you visited me…Matthew 25 Being in the grip of public health emergency it is important to know how we as volunteers can help. Our first order of business is not to panic. Our precious friends in long term care already are dealing with serious personal medical situations as well as depression…

Bella’s Song -Update

Originally posted on New Beginnings:
As I shared last month; one of our residents was excited about sharing this song which she wrote back in 1990. Since the only available recording was on a cassette tape (This is a cassette – for those of the younger generation} Photo by Stas Knop on Pexels.com So Bella…