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Blessed in This Mess

Finding Peace as a Family Caregiver

"Come to me all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."                                     Matthew 11:28, NIV

Could your soul use some rest?

Even the most gregarious, compassionate personalities can find it isolating and exhausting to be a family caregiver for a loved one whose health challenges are significant and ongoing.


As a caregiver, your days (and, often, nights) are like a marathon event you entered without a day of training...and no one is handing you a water bottle. Add the strain of a global pandemic, further isolation, threats to your physical health, and continuous toxic stress from so many unknowns. What a mess!


You're committed to stay the course with someone you love who needs care, but you're also beyond tired and thirsty for a break. I'm right there with you, friend.

Whatever caregiving mess you find yourself in, I'm offering fresh perspective, practical tips, and biblical touchpoints to refresh you...body, mind and spirit. God is at work in your mess. Let's focus on the blessings there. 




God is at work in your mess.

Let's focus on the blessings there.

Lori's Focus Areas

Self-Care for Caregivers

Caregiving and Type 1 Diabetes

Supporting Your Elderly Parents

Biblical Lessons for Caregivers

The Daily Practice of Gratitude


"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to give you Hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11, NIV

"Lori's approach to care and advocacy for her mom was consistently patient, compassionate, and good humored. I know her experience and perspective on family caregiving will be a blessing to others."

- Cathy Jewell-Williams
Long-Term Care Administrator

"Lori has to be one of the most positive and uplifting people I have ever met. She is the glue that holds our group together."

- Mindy Daley, Member
Central IL Type 1 Support Group

"Lori is an integral founding member of our organization. Her advocacy and perspective as a family caregiver is invaluable as we strive to improve the lives of those living with cardiometabolic disease."

- Becky Antonacci, Chair
Illinois Prairie Diabetes Alliance

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