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“Never wish them pain. That’s not who you are. If they caused you pain, they must have pain inside. Wish …
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“Change is the end result of all true learning.” ~Leo Bruscaglia
I cringe writing this. I have eaten so much humble pie that my pants don’t fit. This was a really hard lesson to learn.
I had a forgiveness problem.…
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“Most of us try to do too much because we are secretly afraid we will not be able to do anything at all.” ~Rick Aster
I’m standing in my art studio. My palette is loaded with paint. My canvas has …
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“Single is no longer a lack of options, but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” ~Mandy …
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“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” ~Scott Belsky
In virtually every human pursuit, from personal growth to the arts to business, ideas and the execution of those ideas is what drives us forward.
And when it comes …
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Nearly six months ago, House of Peace opened up our first and flagship property in Lexington, South Carolina. We have been blessed to be instrumental in the transforming of lives through building community and guiding life changes toward stability.read more
The Christmas holidays are fast approaching, and that means gathering the family together for some Christmas cheer. Let’s be frank, however, and face the fact that for many families the Christmas get together can be a difficult and stressful period if ageing parents are becoming noticeably lonely or not coping well with living independently. So […]read more
Even the closest of sibling relationships can fall to pieces over issues relating to aged care of parents. If you and your family members find yourselves embroiled in conflict over such issues, the best recourse is mediation. An expert mediator can guide you through the available choices calmly and capably until a resolution is reached. […]read more
The elderly often love to surround themselves at home with a lifetime of photographs and mementos that evoke happy memories. Of course, there is no harm in this, unless the clutter is accumulating alarmingly and there are signs your elderly parent or relative could be suffering from hoarding disorder. If so, you will need to […]read more
Retirement Villages have been in the firing line of late, with recent media focus on what many might consider unconscionable fees charged to residents and the complexity of contracts that could bamboozle even the sharpest of seniors. The ABCS’s Alan Kohler weighed into the debate, while the ABC’s 7.30 Report covered the case of a Mosman retirement village still charging […]read more
We are grateful to the volunteers from Lexington Presbyterian Church (LPC) for helping us demo certain parts of the facility in order to prepare for remodeling.read more
Catalyst Architects have been very generous to the point, they donated all their services at no cost. Their help has been very critical to get the House of Peace | Monroe Ln in order.read more
I’d like to tell you about two widows in their seventies, who have been best of friends for many years. Joan recently moved into a retirement village; Valerie still lives in her home of 40 years. Soon after Joan settled into her new apartment, the retirement village announced an event that she knew her friend Valerie […]read more