We all move about life from day to day, hour to hour, and minute to minute… Often struggling for answers to big life questions. Well, I have been sent to you today to let you know that I have found the answer! At least it feels like the answer... and, it was all born in a text message! Before you actually turn your attention away from these words on this page, just stay with me for minute. Lately as I have been texting friends and families I have noticed that I kept making the same typo over and over again. Every time I went to type "love" the "o" would get mistakenly typed as an "i" (those two letters are right next to one another).
This may not seem like a big deal to you, but it was a great moment for me! I realize that perhaps my smartphone was reminding me of a real key life lesson. A lesson that has come to life in the teachings of Jesus and a lesson that likewise dies in the midst of family and relationship conflict. The lesson I came up with from my text typo is this: To love is to liv ...
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FREE EVENT FOR PARENTS, CAREGIVERS AND CHILDREN. The End of Summer Bash: School Success Readiness Workshop is tomorrow, Friday, September 4th, 2015 @ 1:00pm-3:00pm. At this free event, there will be advice from experts, food, raffle, music, kids activities, and giveaways (child must be present to receive a backpack). My apologies for lateness of information, I just learned about this one!
EVENT LOCATED AT: Family Alliance for Change, 3627 W. Vernor St., Detroit, MI 48216.
Please spread the work widely!!
This event is made possible through collaboration between Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, Connections Wayne County System of Care, Youth United, Family Alliance for Change, The Guidance Center, and American Indian Health and Family Services.
DATE: THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015 (LAST DAY TO REGISTER FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015)
TIME: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: GREATER GRACE TEMPLE, 23500 W. 7 MILE ROAD, DETROIT 48219
COST: THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND THIS TRAINING.
Suggested Participants: Fathers, male caregivers, father figures, Wayne County stakeholders from Community Mental Health, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Public Health, Schools and Coordinating Agencies. Additionally, Case Managers, Counselors, Parent Support Partners, Social Workers, Therapists and Youth.
Training Description: We often find that fathers are not included in the treatment process. It has long been acknowledged that parents are critical to emotional well being of children. As a result families are included in the treatment planning and service delivery process for their children. However, men are noticeably absent from this process. As helping professionals, it is our responsibility to engage fathers (male caregivers). This conference will focus on the importance of ...
If you have legal or faith questions, or perhaps another concern or question, feel free to contact me at:
Regina D. Jemison
500 Griswold, Suite 2410
Detroit, MI 48226