THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: National Caregivers Month: The Third Pillar is Patience

Patience. We learn it the hard way in caregiving. In this break-neck-speed society, caregivers are like student drivers, always trying to put our foot on the gas, but with ‘fate’, the driving instructor, firmly putting his foot on the metaphorical brake.  Caring for young children, an elderly parent, a loved one with disabilities, or someone ...

cartoon life: Tea while waiting

One of those days while waiting is enforced upon me, I can sit at TeaHaus and have tea, with some buffalo milk cheddar, the first cheese in months. The next Polenta will taste so good. Filed under: art Tagged: patience, procreate, tea

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

Nothing is more difficult than to practice goodness within a system whose rules, goals, and information streams are geared to individualism, competitiveness, and cynicism. But it can be done. We can be patient with ourselves and others as we all confront a changing world. We can empathize with resistance to change; there is some clinging ...

350 or bust: Saturday At The Movies