“HELP WANTED: Untrained family member or friend to act as advocate, researcher, care manger, and emotional support for a parent or spouse, sibling or friend [or adult child], who has been diagnosed with a serious illness or chronic disability. Duties: Make medical decisions, negotiate with insurance companies or Medicare; pay bills; legal work; personal careContinue reading “Help Wanted…”
Are you in need of a blessing?
Behind all this blogging and writing stuff there has to be a reason, right? Sure there is, and today, while I was doing my morning devotion and getting my daily dose of wisdom from the 31st Proverb, I happened upon it in verses 8 and 9. Oh, this is not the first time I haveContinue reading “My Big Why”
Hello, Ocala/Marion County, I’m pleased to announce that Shining Lights will rise again for the 2019 Spring semester of Small Groups at the Meadowbrook Church. Last Summer, when I first initiated this group, it was my primary goal to bond with people like me – siblings of “exceptional people.” However, the focus quickly changed toContinue reading “Time to Shine Again”
It is my heartfelt hope that this interview of Dr. Martin Luther King will answer the question for many who wonder why the civil rights fight remains relevant to most Black people. And if after watching the videos posted here, you still don’t understand, I pray you are courageous enough to ask one of yourContinue reading “Thank you, Dr. King”
Build a new 2019.
If you have a friend who has a special needs child or adult in their life, please check out these simple ways to enhance your relationship with them.
This new motto of mine keeps playing in my head, “We shine brighter together.” And I believe it is true. What one person can do is great, but what two can do with the same strength becomes even greater. Even if the second person lacks as much strength, it is still better, greater, because ofContinue reading “We Shine Brighter Together!”
Hear ye, hear ye! Fellow caregivers and earthshakers around north central Florida will now have something to shout about, and it is all because of those beautiful special needs people you and I have the privilege of caring for. The opportunity that we possess to be able to help someone who cannot independently help themselvesContinue reading “It’s time to SHINE!”