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The Gift That Keeps on Giving—The Caregiver’s Notebook

An Interview with Jolene Philo

I ran out of ink printing the new-patient forms for my son’s doctor appointment. I’m not kidding. Thirty-five pages and two hours later, I stacked the forms on top of two five-inch education binders already filled with hundreds of pages of medical, therapy, and specialists’ evaluations. I also had two CDs containing a sleep study […]

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Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada

How You Can Keep Running and Finish Well

An Interview with Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada

This year, Joni and Friends celebrates 35 years of ministry, transforming lives for the disabled population around the world. Forty-seven years ago, a young woman was lying in a hospital bed, bewildered about life and faith after a paralyzing accident. Although being an Olympian was probably not one of her considerations, Joni chose the mind-set […]

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Barbara Newman

Transforming Your Church One Family at a Time

An Interview with Barbara Newman

Labels are everywhere! We live in a world that labels everything from coffee cups and clothing to food ingredients and designer fashions. While labels are helpful for things, they can be incredibly damaging when they define people—their value, character, or significance. And we do this all the time without thinking. Change must begin to take […]

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God’s Providential Hand: From Deep, Dark Valleys to New Light and Life

An Interview with Craig Johnson

The word surprise has different meanings to many of us. There is much fun in celebrating someone with a surprise party or gift. But what about those surprising, unforeseen, unexpected events that come along? For example: A car accident The loss of a job The loss of a loved one or child A life-changing diagnosis […]

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Laurie Wallin

Embracing Our Weirdness with Wonderful Strength

An Interview with Laurie Wallin

Wonderfully weird . . . not many of us would put those two words together. However, Laurie Wallin—certified life coach, speaker, teacher, and gifted author—reveals that God has in place a master plan for our lives that is, indeed, weird and wonderful. Most often, we get stuck in the frustrations of being different—or in the […]

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Barbara Dittrich

Overcoming Your Life’s Overwhelming Demands

An Interview with Barbara Dittrich

Within 24 hours after the birth of her son, Barbara and her husband were told their baby has severe hemophilia, a life-threatening blood disorder. In this candid interview, Barbara shares about her marriage, raising a child with a life-threatening disease, her struggles with depression, interacting with others, and how she helps other families through her […]

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Cindi Ferrini

How to Find Your “Me Time” as a Caregiver

An Interview with Cindi Ferrini

Most caregivers today find it nearly impossible to take time for themselves. Statistics prove that caregivers are more likely to have compromised health, shorter life spans, emotional and physical struggles, and lack the time to attend to their own needs. But there is hope! Cindi Ferrini has lived as a caregiver for more than 33 […]

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