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Caregivers and Christmas Stress
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For Caregivers, the Christmas Holidays can bring some difficult challenges to already challenging circumstances. Dr. Mike Courtney of Branches Recovery Centers checks in with Peter Rosenberger’s radio show for caregivers to talk about tips for caregivers—including the three “S’s” for caregivers to remember during the extra... [Standing…]

The Gift That Keeps On Walking
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Standing With Hope is the vision of Gracie Rosenberger.  Following the amputation of both legs in the 1990’s due to serious injuries sustained in a 1983 car accident, Gracie purposed to provide quality prosthetic limbs to her fellow amputees.  She made this commitment only hours after walking for the first time as a double amputee.  Growth... [Standing…]

A Difficult Journey. A Powerful Impact
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Every November 18, I pause to remember what happened to Gracie on this day in 1983. Although all of us experience trauma, pain, and hard times in our life, Gracie’s journey brings a level of suffering and challenges that still causes me to wince …and wonder in my heart why God has seen fit to allow such brutal realities for one person. The... [Standing…]

BOOK OFFER: HOPE FOR THE CAREGIVER
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  Peter Rosenberger has emerged a powerful voice in addressing the needs of America’s vast caregiver population—and brings proven practical help and wisdom gleaned from a lifetime of caregiving. As a caregiver for three decades, he brings “…a lifetime of experience to offer a lifeline of help.”   Order today for only... [Standing…]

“You Might Be A Caregiver If ….”
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I recently invited Jeff Foxworthy to help me do a riff for caregivers and we filmed a spot for AARP:  “You might be a caregiver if …”  It still makes me laugh to watch it.   “How can you laugh all the brutal challenges that your family continues to endure?” This was how a conversation started recently when talking to a... [Standing…]

They’re Going To Fall
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He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. 2 Corinthians 1:4 (NLV) A week following the amputation of my wife’s right leg—after years of trying to save it following her car accident, we left the hospital to help her begin a new life... [Standing…]

See the Heart, Not the Chart
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// Too often, we caregivers become embroiled in the medical tasks of caring for our loved ones.  Under all the problems, pain, pharmaceuticals, and even personality issues is a person who doesn’t want to have to endure what life has handed them. If you find your conversations are filled with medical jargon, it may be a sign that you are missing... [Standing…]

A Message From Gracie
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Gracie being helped by inmates at Corrections Corporation of America’s Metro-Davidson Facility …where inmates volunteer to disassemble used prosthetic limbs in order to recycle the parts for Standing With Hope to use in building new limbs for amputees in Ghana.  Read More →

The 7 Steps Of A Prosthetic Limb Ministry
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Standing With Hope’s Prosthetic Limb Ministry. Collect used prosthetic limbs Disassemble limbs with the help of inmates who volunteer to recycle prostheses Purchase Specific Items and Ship Components Treat Patients Train Local Workers Lift Others Up Point Others To Christ      Read More →

What We Know
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You ever have someone come up to you and either brashly tell you why you are dealing with hard times …or even try to speculate what God is doing? If not, wait …it’ll happen. From Peter Rosenberger’s show and podcast, here are his thoughts on the subject:  It’s not what we DON’T know …it’s what we DO... [Standing…]

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