All the joy and sorrow encountered in family life is found in our Home.
Because He Lives...
I am a
child of God, a joint heir with Jesus Christ.
At age 10, God reached down and revealed His love for me,
Therefore, I love Him, and have received forgiveness through
As a pebble dropped into a still pond sends ripples outward,
His Spirit in me, sends ripples of His love throughout my world.
Because He Lives...
My world is filled with love; for God is love.
children - hope;
Outer turmoil –
The elderly - to
to learn kindness.
Friends - to
to learn gentleness;
to learn self-control.
I have lived many places…seven states to be exact.
now my home.
There is no lush green in summer,
Or trees in autumn, blushing from the kiss of Jack Frost.
Instead the stunted brush and cacti fight the sun for life.
The parched land gives birth to plants as varied as the insects
finding refuge in their shade.
And the mountains, the majestic mountains, are a perpetual canvas
Where God paints pinks, blues, violets, greens, and grays,
As each evening, the sun moves across the western sky;
Then silently settles down for the night.
Owner, administrator, hugger, buyer, banker, cheerleader, mourner,
Are some of the duties and joys involved in running our Adult Care Home.
We are licensed for ten residents, and care for ten wonderful people.
Assisted living is what it's called.
Helping with daily tasks, meals and medications; nurturing,
And encouraging an appreciation and love for life
and God, is what it is.
We are a family; owner, manager, caregivers and residents alike.
I am wife, mother of eight, grandmother of fourteen, great grandmother of three.
love to fellowship with my Lord, my family and friends.
Sometimes, I like to be quiet and alone.
when the Lord restores my soul.
children, taking in the homeless, the lonely, the bereaved,
prisoners, nursing, Christian broadcasting, politics;
apartments, selling real estate,
and operating a pizza parlor and nursery school;
Entertaining, dining out, crafts, music, shopping for bargains,
writing, traveling, classic movies, and spontaneous adventures
part of what I've done and what I do.
computer has opened up new worlds, drawing in many new friends.
Still Jesus remains the closest friend of all.
Dawn Tucek © January 1997