Month: March 2021

MSCS Changing Lives One-on-One

Mountain Shadows Community Services Department – Changing Lives One-on-OneBy Sheryl Wilde “Mountain Shadows does more than provide residential, transportation, child care and site-based day program services,” says Arlene Galvan, Director of Program Development, Mountain Shadows Ancillary Services. “Through the Mountain Shadows Community Services Department – the Tailored Day program, Independent Living Services, and Respite program – we …

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Residents Dive Deep into Life at Mountain Shadows Swim Program

Residents Dive Deep into Life at Mountain Shadows Swim ProgramBy Sheryl Wilde “Peace is knowing that I did everything I possibly could have done, that something beautiful will come out of this, and that I will come back stronger than ever before.” ~ Missy Franklin, 5-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer. Ty Marri is 11 years old. Before last January, …

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A Child of Promise

Issac Sanchez – A Child of PromiseBy Sheryl Wilde “Now you, brothers and sisters, like Isaac, are children of promise.” ~ Galatians 4:28 “Why me, Lord? Why?”It was a question Geliseth (Geli or Liseth) Sanchez asked God over and over for 12 years.It had been a normal, full-term pregnancy and all ultrasounds had shown a normal, healthy baby …

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2018 Thanksgiving

“And when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards Dear Mountain Shadows Family:I want to put my arms around all of you!   Words like those above have never come easily to me – but then I met Lupita. And now, thanks to her, my heart and arms …

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Steve Martin Story

The Greatest Gift – New Life, Peace, and Plenty at Olive HouseBy Sheryl Wilde I’ll tell you now a tale of ancient times when Gods and Goddesses ruled the earth. It is a tale of a mighty steed, of olive trees, and of the birth of a great city, all in one. Zeus, God of the …

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Andrew What Would Your Wish Be

What Would Your Wish Be?By Sheryl Wilde “Sometimes we only see how people are different from us.But if you look hard enough, you’ll see how much we’re all alike.” ~Disney’s AladdinIf you had three wishes, what would they be?Andrew listens to Disney’s Aladdin – Broadway CD every night. “Andrew loves the Genie,” says his mom Connie. “He loves the Genie’s …

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Knowles Family

The Knowles Know It’s All About Making Good Choices by Sheryl Wilde “Mom, do you mind if I stay in the back and hand you things?”Rupert (Rip), Missy’s young son was nervous. His sister, Roxy, then in 5th grade, needed service hours for school and she had volunteered their family to visit Mountain Shadows on …

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