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Steady Progress: An RA Story

I forgot what it feels like to live a normal life and I may never experience it again. I have hope, however, with new developments in pharmaceuticals and biotech devices. I keep up with the latest trials and breakthroughs on the horizon. In the meantime, I do my best with the medicines I am currently … Continue reading Steady Progress: An RA Story

Can I decorate this year? Yes, No, Maybe. — STILL SARAH (message from my Father-in-law)

Sarah and I loved to decorate for Christmas. Our first Christmas together we had one Christmas tree as most sane people do. Over the years we kept adding trees throughout our home. Eventually, we had a tree in every room including the bathrooms and laundry room. Each tree had a unique theme and Sarah’s artistry […] … Continue reading Can I decorate this year? Yes, No, Maybe. — STILL SARAH (message from my Father-in-law)

5 Things We Need to Create a Healthy Volunteer Culture

Read Cory Lebovitz’s great article on creating a healthy volunteer culture…

Let me start by saying I wish these thoughts were mine originally – because they are really good! A few years ago I sat in on a web conference put on by Newspring Church. During one of the sessions Perry Noble delivered thoughts on the 5 things we need if we want to create a healthy volunteer culture. I was going back through my notes this week and thought these were some valuable insights to pass along.

I want to be a part of creating a healthy volunteer culture…and I hope you do as well. I want the teams I am a part of to flourish. There is a story found early in the book of John that helps to highlight the various things we need if we want our teams to be healthy. The backdrop for the opening of John 2 is a wedding in which Jesus and His…

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What Does Sufficient Healing Mean? A Writer’s Story

What does it look like to be sufficiently healed? That is the question I asked while writing the two workbooks (soon to be launched into the universe). What does sufficient mean? Sufficient - according to Miriam-Webster, the definition is "enough to meet the needs of a situation or a proposed end". Let's go with "enough for … Continue reading What Does Sufficient Healing Mean? A Writer’s Story