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Who is a Caregiver? What is the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program?

Who is a caregiver?  Simple, a caregiver is a person who cares for someone else.  As kids we cared our pets.  As teenagers we cared for other people’s kids by babysitting.  As adults we raised and cared for our families.  Struggles, stress, frustrations, and worries were all a part of the caregiving. Special situations occurred […]

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Finding Your Happiness

Happiness is vital to living a satisfying life. Sometimes circumstances, like physical or mental health conditions, broken relationships, or a loss of a loved one, can get in the way of taking actions that lead to happiness. Happiness is not what happens to us; happiness is who you are.

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A Time for Change

In this day and age of so much going on all around us, we as individuals, seem to cringe at the word “change”.

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7 Ways to Survive the Terrible Twos

My little boy turned two this last month. I love getting to watch him grow and learn new things every day. However, there is a flip side to the cuddles and love that come with a two-year-old. It’s known as the “terrible twos.”

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Four Habits of Healthy Couples

Jimmy Evans, CEO and founder of Marriage Today, often speaks of four crucial habits that emotionally healthy couples have. He states that couples have to make good habits and disciplines central to their relationship.

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Lutheran Family Service Team Helps Open Eldercare Home Next to Orphanage in Jacmel, Haiti

by Lutheran Family

The Lutheran Family Service and Perry Lutheran Homes team, together with Ministry in Mission, were able to open and admit the first residents into the Jacmel Lutheran Home January 9 – 16. The eldercare home was designed to provide care for ten of Jacmel’s most vulnerable elders as well as foster connection with the 34 orphans living next door.

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Lutheran Family Service to Serve Orphans and Elders in Jacmel, Haiti

With over 117 years of experience caring for children and families, Lutheran Family Service was approached to help bring this intergenerational community of orphans and elders to life.

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Doctor Assisted Suicide: Is Death the Solution to the Problems of Life?

As long as God gives life, He gives life purpose. As long as God gives life, He is at work producing fruitful labor through that life. And death is not an acceptable solution to the problems of life.

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Setting Technology Limits With Your Kids

Students are not going home and unwinding, the device in their pocket is buzzing close to 20 hours a day. Technology limits are important, but enforcing them is a battle and it is hard.

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Mental Health – The Forgotten New Year’s Resolution

The New Year is here! With it comes excitement and anticipation for what is to come. However, many feel overwhelmed and unable to handle what life throws at them. Do you have those feelings? If so, you’re not alone. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, millions of Americans are affected by mental health […]

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