Sometimes we are lost at what we should do to help people who are dealing with loss, sickness or grief. Alongside is an amazing book that is also an easy reference of skills and tools that helps you know what to do when you want to care for people but don't know how. It is divided into a simple tier system that allows reader to find themselves and correctly place themselves into helping others who are in crisis.
Author Sarah Beckman interviewed those who have dealt with crisis and loss to find out the needs that we can each meet and how to step into serving without being intrusive or making it about us.
I highly suggest this book be on the shelf of every person with a heart. If we are to live in community and truly care for others, this book will help you do that...
Challenges every single parent should consider before deciding to remarry.
By Ron L. Deal - From FamilyLife.com
Specializing in stepfamily therapy and education has taught me one thing: Couples should be highly educated about remarriage and the process of becoming a stepfamily before they ever walk down the aisle. Remarriage—particularly when children are involved—is much more challenging than dating seems to imply. Be sure to open your eyes well before a decision to marry has been made.
The following list represents key challenges every single parent (or those dating a single parent) should know before deciding to remarry. Open your eyes wide now and you—and your children—will be grateful later.
1. Wait two to three years following a divorce or the death of your sp...