I have been at CaringBridge for 14 of its 20 years of existence, and what you have made possible this year is unlike anything I have ever seen. You inspired How We Heal, a project where CaringBridge users across the country shared what healing can look like. Since late September, words of wisdom from 20… Read More
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After her son was seriously injured in a car accident on the way to preschool, a CaringBridge mom spent 10 nightmare days and sleepless nights in her toddler’s hospital room. No one was sure the boy would survive. During that terrible time, Erica sat at her son’s bedside, with her hand on his. She propped… Read More
Known fact: No one has time to talk on the phone during a health crisis. But keeping family and friends updated via email and text can be just as time-consuming—with every well-intended person creating an individual conversation loop. And then there’s Facebook and Twitter, which many CaringBridge users say are not the right places to… Read More
Prayer is among the most ancient of human practices, and to this day billions of people believe in its power. Prayer transcends religions, denominations, sects and belief systems of all kinds. It is used in a multitude of ways: to seek comfort, make a request, ask for guidance, heal and restore, express sorrow, celebrate joy,… Read More
We’ve all been in this situation before: A loved one is struggling with illness or grief, and we completely fumble for the right words to say, or possibly say nothing at all. It can be disorienting to watch someone you love go through hardship. No one wants to say anything that will make their pain… Read More