Posts Tagged ‘love’


What is the Message?

What is the Message?

One of the several challenges I face in recruiting volunteers is developing messages that will attract new people. I have to capture their imagination, touch their emotions but most of all I have to overcome their fears of aging and their fears of mortality. So where should I begin?  It’s a tough chore.  I could  show an old woman sitting in a wheelchair, hair disheveled, soiled clothing, slumped over with her head in her lap. I’ve seen other


The Face of Resilience

The last weeks have been anything but easy. When asked how things are going in my life I always give the truth. When you choose to live a life of resilience you choose to live a life filled with hardship, brokenness & grief. I have found, there is just no other way for me to live. Probably because I have seen resilience with my own eyes There is no more resilient than Phyllis Brandt, my mother-in-law, who after fighting cancers of many types for many