February 1st, 2018
The garden is sleeping, resting in the depth of winter, pristine and beautiful. The House is NOT sleeping or resting in the middle of this winter season. Volunteer groups are busy helping tackle big projects like deep cleaning rooms, meal groups continue to prepare delicious comfort foods that nourish our families, art and music therapy provide opportunities for our families to express and process the myriad of feelings that accompany having a child with a serious illness. Each and every day our House -the staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to take care of our families focus on “what else”. What else can we do to ease their burdens? What else can we do to bring a smile? What else can we do to share our story with others who can help us as we help these families who call our House home. While the garden sleeps, buried now under a blanket of snow we wait with great anticipation for a change in season- for spring and the promise of new life- The season of life never sleeps in our House. There is always more to do even in the depth of winter.