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March 17, 2022 3:30 am
From extended hospital stays surrounded by faceless people in masks to longer nights where loneliness and fear serve as companions, caregivers remain prone to feeling adrift and disconnected.
Longing for recognizable landmarks that signal safe harbor, caregivers face the challenge of “re-anchoring” themselves – often in a storm. But it doesn’t have to be complicated.
During my wife’s recent surgery in Denver, I stepped into a Waffle House near the hospital. I love Waffle House. I grew up going to Waffle House, but there’s no Waffle House near us in Montana – in the whole state! In Denver, where I knew few people, everything required learning and adjusting. But stepping into the local Waffle House, familiar sounds, sights, smells and tastes flooded over me. For a few minutes, I reconnected and felt at home. Grabbing a take-out order, I took it to the hospital to share the experience with my wife.
While we can’t always change the disorienting circumstances we find ourselves in, we can find new ways to connect to things that settle our hearts. Sometimes, It’s as simple as a waffle – with pecans.
I have always loved Waffle House. It's been like an oasis in the desert many times late at night after one of my concerts. - Trace Adkins
This is Peter Rosenberger. This is your caregiver minute from extended hospital stay surrounded by faceless people and mask to longer nights were loneliness and fear service companions caregivers remain prone to feeling adrift and disconnect longing for recognizable landmarks that signal safe harbor caregivers face the challenge of re-anchoring themselves often in the storm but doesn't have to be complicated during my wife's recent surgery in Denver. I stepped into a waffle house near the hospital.
I love waffle outside grill go to wildflowers, but there's no waffle house near us in Montana in the whole state while in Denver where I knew few people everything required learning and adjusting but stepping into the local waffle house familiar sound site smells and tastes flooded over me for a few minutes I reconnected and felt at home grabbing a takeout order a ticket to the hospital to share with Gracie while we can't always change the disorienting circumstances we find ourselves in. We can find new ways to connect to things that settle our hearts. Sometimes it's just as simple as a waffle with because in country music superstar trace Atkins stated of always love waffle house is been like an oasis in the desert many times late at night after one of my concerts. I can't talk electric seconds that little voice of always love waffle had to do that but I thought that was great. This is been your caregiver minute with Peter Rosenberger brought you by standing with hope.
A ministry for the wounded and those who care for them. There's more email@example.com. Some of you know the remarkable story of Peter's wife Gracie and recently Peter talk to Gracie about all the wonderful things that emerge from her difficult journey. Take a listen Gracie. When you envision doing a prosthetic limb outreach. Did you ever think the inmates would help you do that, not in a million years. When you go to the facility run by core civic and you see the faces of these inmates that are working on prosthetic limbs that you helped collect from all of the country that you put out the plea for and their disassembly sell these legs like what you have your own prosody and arms and orange everything when you see all this. What makes me cry as I see this on their faces and I know what it is like someplace where you can't get out without somebody else allowing you to get out the hospital. These men are so glad to be doing is one thing said something good with my did you know before you became a deputy parts of prosthetic limbs could be recycled now had no idea I thought Peg leg. I thought a wooden legs. I never thought of titanium and carbon legs and flex the sea legs and all that. I never thought about. As you watch these inmates participate in something like this, knowing that there there helping other people down wall providing the means for the supplies to get over there. What is it do you just on the heart level. I wish I could explain to the world.
What I see in here and I wish that I can be able to come and say the this guy right here in East Africa with that. I never not feel that way out every time you know you always make me believe.
I don't want to leave. I feel like I'm at home with them and I feel like that we have a common bond that would never expected that only God could put together. Now that you've had experience with what you think of the faith-based programs.
Of course it offers. I think there is absolutely awesome and I think every prisoner out there for half faith-based programs because he return rate of the men that are involved in this particular faith-based program and other ones like it, but I know about this one are is amazingly low rate compared to those who think that that is me just has something to do with God. Somebody help if you want to donate use prosthetic limb, whether from a loved one who passed away or you somebody well-groomed you donated some of your own for the please go to standing with.com/recycle recycle. We