This week started out with several parties and visits to friends and family. On Sunday, we went to St. Michael Lutheran Church in Canton, Michigan. Our friend Susan was retiring as the music director/organist and there was a concert followed by a retirement party. We drove the hour to Canton, arriving at the church a … Continue reading Dave’s Journal – August 15, 2019
The last time I wrote in my Journal, I told you about Harriet’s falls. She fell, and injured herself, in Toronto, Canada, broke her toe about a week after that in the hallway, and fell in the living room, a few days after that. You may recall that I was wondering if this was symptomatic … Continue reading David’s Journal 08/10/2019 (10/08/2019)
In my studies on this topic I have been blessed by many scriptures, too many to include in the text. Therefore, I have included them below the text in Scriptural References. + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + … Continue reading God’s Plan – Conclusion
I was preparing to write the final article about God’s intention for us as we face months, or years, as Caregivers to our family member with dementia, when I came across an old Newsletter article written by a Pastor whom I know very well. I have received permission to reprint his article, but since this … Continue reading The Three Ps
I haven’t been journaling much because Harriet has been on a very long plateau where nothing has really changed. Once the disease starts progressing again it might be three steps forward and two steps back; that is, Harriet might have episodes where things seem bad and then recover from that. However, the recovery will never … Continue reading Dave’s Journal 7/20/19
In the two previous blogs we’ve looked at the idea that everything happens for a reason and everything that happens in our lives is a part of God’s plan. I wrote about some of my problems with both of those ideas. I wrote about Tevye and his idea that God is the cause of everything … Continue reading My God, My God…
In my last post I wrote about the idea that no matter what happens to us, it is a part of God’s wonderful plan for our lives. I touched on my problems with that idea. Since then, I’ve come across a blog by Kate Bowler, author of the book, Everything Happens for a Reason, and … Continue reading Everything Happens for a Reason???