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A reminder that caring is not dead

As a caregiver and a care-receiver, they just about always come to the kitchen together, but now once in a while the receiver comes alone.

As they sit and eat, they converse with whoever is around them and seem to thoroughly enjoy themselves.

Once in a while, we will make up a take home meal for the receiver, and when they leave, it is never without profuse thanks.

I have known the caregiver for about 25 years and although she presents a jolly and carefree persona, I know her well enough that I am not fooled by her presented attitude. Underneath that facade is a caring woman who takes her work seriously, and it shows in her relationship with her ‘client.’

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Climbing ladders

“Nobody wants to play rhythm guitar behind Jesus,

Every body wants to be the lead singer in the band.”

This song put out by a group called The Oak Ridge Boys came to mind this last couple of weeks. Several things have happened that make me realize that these words carry some validity; they’re not just some pretty words in a song. They in fact are a good analogy of the way that we are at times.

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