This Is the Hope of Christmas

This Is the Hope of Christmas

This Is the Hope of Christmas I almost talked myself out of writing a December column this year, and for good reason. I didn’t have the heart to write about the joy of Christmas after first receiving a message that my husband’s stepmom, who had been in hospice for a...
The Caregiver’s Treasure

The Caregiver’s Treasure

This morning, in the chilly half dark, I passed the houses along the route that leads to my favorite path. The acrid odor of burning electrical wires grew strong when I neared a ramshackle, uninhabited house that is the neighborhood eyesore. Yellow fire scene tape,...
He Will Wipe Away Every Tear…

He Will Wipe Away Every Tear…

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away. – Revelation 21:4 Do you like what you see at DifferentDream.com? You can receive more great content by subscribing to the...
Take a Breath for a Grieving Parent

Take a Breath for a Grieving Parent

Guest blogger Scott Newport is visiting Different Dream today with the poem Take a Breath, which he wrote for a grieving father. Grab a tissue now. You’ll need it. On a Sunday afternoon I met with Pierre, for the second time, at the children’s hospital. “My...