Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Guest spot with Maria I. Morgan

This week I was able to share on my friend Maria's website. It's interesting to write for someone else. I pay much more attention to sentence structure and stuff (and try not to use words like "stuff").

While I am not personally the caregiver for a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimer's, I am surrounded with those who are, and have had the privilege to pray with and for them as they have shared their struggles.

Huge thanks to Maria for allowing me to share my heart on this difficult subject.

God Knows

Honor parents

It seems impossible that a loving God would allow our aging parents to spend the last years of their lives without memory of the life they’ve lived or the people they’ve loved. Yet He does… and we struggle. As dementia and diseases like Alzheimer’s take over, we say things like, “Dad’s fine. He doesn’t know what’s going on. I’m the one struggling.”
And it’s true, isn’t it? Once the disease takes hold, it’s the caregiver who struggles.

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