Stillness, prayer, love, and self-control…

you’re not the only one friend

kaiserswest

Stillness.prayer

I am struggling with this issue and so I am working it out on my blog.  There are just so many motivators in our lives.  Things that impress upon us, and then are gone.  Other things that leave an indent, a note in our hearts that let us know this is something really important.  Recently, my mom’s battle with the most insidious disease, Alzheimer’s (and unfortunately, Dementia), has caused me to sort of shut down and reflect.  Truly, once Alzheimer’s touches your life in some way, it leaves a mark.  Loosing your mind is just such a horrific thing.  I know of soldiers who would rather have lost limbs than suffer through TBI, or Traumatic Brain Injury, which mimics Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  My mother is blessed with both Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  Depending upon the source material, they are strains of the same thing.  One is considered an illness, one a…

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