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Stopping to Heal: Grace for Caregivers

The thing with Watching someone with a chronic illness is that there are no convenient “rest points.” When we push down our hurts or try to barge our way through them, we can often turn them into trauma. Stopping to heal is very important for caregivers.


"Trauma is a word with a lot of baggage. The good thing ... is that it can be worked through and talked about, felt and soothed, comforted and consoled." Emily J. Maurits

Honey I’m Here: A Caregiver’s Story of God’s Amazing Grace

When Debbie arrived at the scene, a crack zigzagged across her heart. “I didn’t know how anyone could survive such a bad crash,” she thought. As they carried Mark’s stretcher to the ambulance, Debbie ran to his side and cried, “Honey, I’m here!” It's been her refrain ever since.


"I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth." Psalm 121:1-2

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