A Prayer for Caregivers in the new year

A Prayer for Caregivers in the new year

I was putting on makeup one morning and the chorus to this song from a playlist caught my attention as it streamed from a speaker in the next room. The artist, Chris Renzema, was asking God to “tear my house down.” In fact, that’s the title of the song. Why would he...
A Prayer for Caregivers in the new year

Serious Mental Illness – Don’t Credit the Enemy

As Christians we live in a spiritual world. That is how it should be. However, we must be careful to avoid spiritualizing things that are not spiritual. Especially when doing so gives Satan an opportunity to pound his chest in victory.Serious mental illness (SMI) is a...
A Prayer for Caregivers in the new year

A Different Kind of Crisis

A Caregiver’s Perspective Most discussions of caregiving related to a crisis involving serious mental illness (SMI) start with a highly visible event or series of events. That is how it should be. That we should jump to rally around and support families who suffer...
A Prayer for Caregivers in the new year

What God Has Not Done.

Last week in our Caregiver Support meeting, I recalled a difficult time for our family when we were living in the throes of chaos and crisis. Due to my husband’s job loss in 2008, we had to let our dream home go to foreclosure. The following is from a blog-journal I...
A Prayer for Caregivers in the new year

The Perils of Emotional Activism

Have you ever missed a standing meeting, and someone later asked if you were there? You realized they didn’t even notice you were gone in the first place. It seems worse than if you had been present. I mean, you really weren’t there, and they didn’t even notice that....

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