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Posts tagged ‘Alzheimer's’

Most Read Posts of 2012 & A Thank You

Reflecting on this past year and looking back through Bella Verita, I thought I'd share some of the most popular posts from 2012.

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And so, I Bake – Celebrating Hope

The year she was diagnosed with the disease that steals memories, the baton was passed.

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Role Reversal Essay on Alzheimer’s from Just Between Us Magazine Summer 2012 Issue

“Hi there, honey. I think she’s still in her room.” The receptionist greets me as I walk through the heavy, dark wooden doors leading to the place my mother now calls home.

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My Mother’s Garden – The 1000 Moms Project

I see her sitting quiet, pensive at the table.
The flowers in the vase capture her attention.
She sits motionless…staring at blooms flush with lavender and pink.
Perhaps she’s back in her garden, tending her own blooms, alive with fragrant vibrancy.

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The Truth About Faith: Why Do We Hide Our Struggles?

I’m so frustrated. I have been for quite a while now. Frankly I’m tired of writing about things that seem negative. Why not just be a cheerleader for God? I believe in His power & His healing embrace. The problem is it wouldn’t be honest of me to say I live in victory, when I often struggle. Read more