Baby Boomers, you showed up to vote!

I am so proud of you Boomers! You showed up to vote.  I was concerned that you might not.  With all the hype from the media about the Millennials, I was concerned you gave up.  You showed up and did it again.  You powered through and made a significant difference in this election.  You have…

Dig Deep and Remember

Do you remember being the perfect parent?  Me neither.  We set out to be, right?  We read the parenting books, we paid attention in our college development class.  We didn’t want to do anything to screw up like our parents did.  We were on a mission that we could do better.  Well, I don’t know…

Do you give your parent Honour?

We have all heard the Bible verse “Honour your Father and Mother so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord thy God has given you.”  In the same way, the honour we show our parent, I believe, can actually lengthen the days that God has given them.  When we create…

So, you’re 80. Have you quit?

So your 80.  That don’t impress me much…….. But have you got the moves and have you got the touch…… as Shania Twain would say.  Seriously, so your 76 or 86. You had the moves and you had the touch, right?  What made you think you lost it?  Come on, let’s go!  What are you…

Mom, get up off the floor!

I asked my mom how her workouts were going.  She said “I’m doing good.  It’s hard but I keep up.  The only thing I don’t do is the floor exercises.”   I asked her why not.   She told me, “I can’t get back up if I sit on the floor.”   “What?  Mom!  At…

Day One with the Elders at Our Lady Hospice Thigio

Our Lady Hospice Thigio has such a nice space for the Elders and those who have a life limiting illness.  The caregivers are top notch.  The housekeepers are incredible.  Then there is the amazing Sister.  She runs a tight ship with a heart of gold bragging and lifting up her staff as the reason everything…

Day One continued: Our Lady Hospice Children’s Program

Our Lady Hospice Thigio has a primary school with these cutie pies. Oh, my goodness! They sang a song for us. This classroom is right next to the nursing home on a beautiful compound of trees, flowers, and buildings. It is also next to where the elders from the community come and hang out with…

Day One in Nairobi, Kenya

On our way to Our Lady Hospice Thigio What a wonderful and beautiful caring world of Palliative and Hospice care in Kenya. So many great people who are improving the care of the elderly and those with a life limiting illness. I have been so blessed meeting the best in their field in Kenya. I…