Monday, February 12, 2007

Elder-Care Costs Deplete Savings of a Generation

December 30, 2006
Elder-Care Costs Deplete Savings of a Generation
By Jane Gross

To care for her ailing 97-year-old father over the past three years, Elizabeth Rodriguez, a vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, has borrowed against her 401(k) retirement plan, sold her house on Staten Island and depleted nearly 20 years of savings. Click here to read entire article.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

"Courage doesn't roar, sometimes, courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try tomorrow"

Jeri Rowe, of the News-Record, writes about courage, the kind of courage that's alive and well at Greensboro's Sanctuary House. It's a story about ordinary heroism that will warm your heart, renew your faith in humankind, and maybe make you want to invest in something bigger than yourself. It's about God delighting in the least of these, and those who partner with them in their journeys, and the sacredness of life, no matter how small or insignificant that life might seem. I am learning that the poor have so much to teach us.

Click Rowe: The helping hand of Bobby to read the sure to see the photo collection.