We are approaching Laetare Sunday, a moment during our Lenten journey when we remember the joy of our identity as an Easter People. It is a day of celebration. This year, for many of us this is the first or second Sunday we are not gathering as a faith community. We are unable to comeContinue reading “Our Lenten Journey – Week Three”
We are all seeking ways to improve the world, and it is only in our small, daily steps that we can do just that. Start with joy.
Programs rooted in Creative Engagement cause us to laugh and to smile, and sometimes cry, but they always tap into the beauty of human connection.
“You have personality, Honey. That is so important in a woman!” -Mary R. These words were repeated to me each day by a woman I once worked with, and for, in an assisted living community in North East Wisconsin. She was vibrant, she was honest, and she gave us a new way to look atContinue reading “The In-Between”
As family and friends of someone with dementia sometimes the simplest of actions bring the greatest amount of joy. All of the programs and certifications regarding dementia serve a purpose and are greatly needed, but what is also needed is human interaction, time spent with another person. When my grandmother was in the mid-stages ofContinue reading “Simple Joys”