Family Impact Stories

Last week, through UPRISE’s email address,, we received an email from Bayan, a Syrian refugee located now in Lebanon since 2012…according to the Human […]

Happy Mother’s Day to all mom’s, grandma’s, Godmothers and women who have such a beautiful mothers heart for those in their care; those among us, […]

Today’s beautiful Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple by his parents is such a valuable reminder of the magnanimous gift of love […]

As we all ponder in our minds, hearts and spirits the workings of God’s grace in our lives and in the life of families we […]

Recently a darling member of our family, Phoebe Sophia, our oldest daughter’s cat had a heart attack and passed away.  It was understandably very upsetting […]

Meet Henry!  Henry is a wonderful walrus in the “hot off the press” new book entitled, Henry’s Hope by none other than UPRISE’s very own […]

Thank goodness that God always pursues us, both when we feel close to Him, and when we are separated from Him. God does what He […]

Holiday time for families can be both a blessing and a burden…especially when missing a significant loved one, like a mother’s presence during Christmas preparations. […]

A terrible stroke took the speech, memory, and communications ability of a dear friend Dorothy, but it does not stand in the way of her […]