Category Archives: Chronic Illness

God Never Blinks

Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio I am familiar with a retired columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer by the name of Regina Brett. Even after moving away from my home turf, my mother from time to time talked about one … Continue reading

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Ten Keys to a Strong Family

Our world today is complicated. Daily we are reminded that life is fragile, and downright unpredictable. We feel incredible stress and anxiety, uncertain of what the future holds for ourselves and those we love. Many of us hunger to know … Continue reading

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Managing Stress

What is stress?  Stress is the common, nonspecific response to the demands and the wear and tear of whatever happens to a living being.  It is a generalized physiological and psychological reaction to anything that threatens a person’s survival. Traumatic … Continue reading

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