Superstar comedian, Jeff Foxworthy, called the show to celebrate our 200th episode. Sharing his own journey as a caregiver, he also voiced his support for fellow caregivers and affirmed his love of our show. Jeff also took some time to poignantly share moments when he learned that his comedy transcended performance, and served as a mechanism to connect families during difficult experiences.
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Giving an inside look into this man’s heart and humor that has brought laughter and joy7 to so many millions, Jeff reflects on a lifetime of comedy, and offers insights about the value of comedy to hurting hearts.
“When it really dawned on me is, when I would walk into a hospital unannounced, and I would go into a room and see one of my books, or I would see one of my CD’s or one of my DVD’s—and you’re like, ‘Oh wow, this has value in here that I wasn’t even thinking about when I made this. This is allowing someone a respite from whatever their going through …for however long.
People have come up to me and said, “In my dad’s last days, he and I sat there and I read one of your books and we just sat there and laughed.” -Jeff Foxworthy
Showing his heart, faith, and love of others, it’s easy to know why Jeff is one of the most beloved comedians of all time.
Wrapping it up, we couldn’t resit riffing on a few “YOU MIGHT BE A CAREGIVER IF …”
To learn more about Jeff, his tour dates, and products, visit www.jefffoxworthy.com
Drawing upon Peter Rosenberger’s more than thirty years of experience as a caregiver for his wife, Gracie, through a medical nightmare, Peter has emerged as an exceptional voice of experience for an unprecedented need. To help sponsor this show or Standing With Hope’s prosthetic limb outreach, click here.