A Joy-Filled Miracle Party and Uplifting Bedroom Decor Ideas for the Sandwich Generation

by Kaye Swain

Remodeling a Small Bedroom to Turn a Sickroom Into An Encouragement Room

 

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine Proverbs 17 22 sm

Let's not just talk about love; let's practice real love. 

1 John 3:18 (MESS)

Welcome to a very special Miracle Party post at SandwichINK Real Estate Info, which is being hosted by Kelee Katillac and Guideposts Magazine! Kelee is a fellow blogger with a gift for giving, along with awesome creative design skills. She heard about Colette Gauthier, recently diagnosed with cancer, whose doctor had just told her that she had a 5-15% chance of survival.

Kelee teamed up with Guideposts and a great team of helpers  and used their wonderful talents for remodeling a small bedroom in Colette's rental house, turning it from a bleak and dingy sickroom into a beautiful and encouraging bedroom which "dramatically helped her through chemotherapy. The restored and renewed space filled her with hope." The video, which documents the story and shares plenty of delightful and encouraging bedroom decor ideas, and the room itself are "great visual reminders that healing is possible for our homes and lives….that miracles do happen!"

What an uplifting story and video (it may take a couple of seconds to load):

Wasn't that terrific! But wait, she's not done! She wants to do it again for others! And you can help her make a big difference very easily. Just pop over to The Katillac Shack and leave a comment. 1 Comment from you earns a $1.00 Donation from Design Gives Back in your name to be given to the next makeover project for someone-in-need. And if you visit the four other blogs listed there, that $1 will turn into $5. Plus, if you sign up for Kelee's free email, you'll increase the amount of the donation even more.

For many of us in the Sandwich Generation, busy caring for elderly parents, helping with the grandchildren, and watching over their yard and real estate needs, finding ways to reach out to minister to others can be a struggle. But this is something most of us CAN do quite easily. AND be blessed ourselves in the process. Blessed by the giving AND blessed by the fun contests Kelee is offering as part of her MIRACLE PARTY in conjunction with Guideposts Magazine. And don't forget to visit Spiritual Sunday as well, for more Miracle Party joy-full fun, along with wonderfully encouraging Bible verses and delightful praise and worship musicJoin us, won't you 🙂 

 

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine Proverbs 17 22 sm

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you." 

Luke 6:38 (NIV)

 

 

 

Kelee Katillac August 28, 2010 at 6:05 pm

Hi Kaye!

I love your site! A resource to keep families–and the jewels in their crown–grandparents connected. Beautiful.

Thank-you for this WONDERFUL post. The design and lay-out are so direct. I can’t tell you happy and blessed we are to have you on The Miracle Party team!

I appreciate this and your genuine, insightful comments.

love to you, Kaye!

Kelee

Whidbey Woman August 28, 2010 at 8:40 pm

So happy you joined the Miracle Party!
Isn’t it awesome? I have been so blessed by reading everyone’s posts. I even heard from Colette. 🙂 Happy Spiritual Sunday.

Kaye August 28, 2010 at 8:54 pm

Hi Kelee, Thank you. And thanks again for all your hard work to put this together, It’s a ton of fun for such a wonderful cause. 🙂

Kaye August 28, 2010 at 8:55 pm

Hi Whidbey Woman, HOW COOL! And how blessed we are with your own miracles. I’m continuing to pray for y’all! 🙂

Charlotte August 29, 2010 at 4:41 pm

Thank you for being a part of this special weekend.
Blessings,
Charlotte

Ginger August 29, 2010 at 9:38 pm

This has been such an inspirational weekend, thank-you for being a part of it.
Blessings,
Ginger

Kaye August 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm

Hi Charlotte, Thanks for co-hosting such a delightful time. 🙂

Kaye August 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm

Hi Ginger, thanks for a delightful party! 🙂

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