Author: CareNotes

Getting to Know Us!

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Responding to Life’s Challenges that are Out of Your Control

In this NEW title, CareNotes author, Diane Pharo, SCN, shares her genuine words of comfort and reassurance providing peace to our inner being and reminding us to live gratefully every day.

Climbing Up From Depression

Just by reading this CareNote, you are opening yourself to hope. Let God love you back to health and wholeness through the hands of helping professionals, the miracle of modern medical treatment, the hearts of caring friends, and your own desire to be well.

Letting Faith Help You Handle Stress

How do you spell relief from stress? F-A-I-T-H! Stress is a problem most of us will combat over and over again in our lives. This CareNote suggests that we turn our stress over to God and let our faith carry us through the trying times.

Letting Go of Stress: A Kid’s Guide to Putting Worry in Its Place

Children aren’t immune to stress. This booklet helps children explore attitudes and ideas to try to diminish some of the stress they feel in their lives.

When Someone You Love Is Suffering

God may seem very far away. We may be tempted to exit from the story of the person we care about or from the story of our faith. As my friend has taught me, however, it’s precisely at these moments that we need to stay in the story. For in the midst of crisis lie further opportunities for loving unconditionally and becoming more fully human.

Finding Peace in the Present Moment

A common theme in our conversations is how to find peace in the present moment even when it is tinged with grief and fear about what the future might hold for us and our loved ones. Along the way, I’ve learned a few things that help me find peace and strength in the present moment more often than I used to, regardless of how difficult or overwhelming it feels at any given time.

Responding to Life’s Challenges with Resilience and Strength

Each of us faces challenges in life. Being human takes us on a journey through extraordinary times of happiness and also through devastating experiences of loss and fear. Have you ever found yourself wondering why some people seem to bounce back with stamina and courage after trauma and loss...?