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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Because You Care: Spiritual Encouragement for Caregivers

Are you a caregiver? Or perhaps you know one. If so, Because You Care: Spiritual Encouragement for Caregivers is a delightful little book by two caregivers: Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk. Cec has been caring for his wife with chronic illness since their marriage more than 50 years ago. Twila’s husband was diagnosed with a progressive rare muscle disease called “inclusion body myostitis” several years ago. They weave their faith-filled stories through 48 short pages of beautiful prose and photography.

I love the heart of both authors as they share their love for their spouses. As a burned out caregiver, I found hope and courage as I savored their stories. They gave me new ideas and new vocabulary for serving those I care for. Full of gentle wisdom, their personal stories of caregiving will help you face some of the ups and downs of your journey, including:
  •   Feeling guilty for doing too much, too little, or nothing at all
  •   Answering other’s well-meaning but insensitive questions
  •  Watching someone you dearly love suffer or die
This is a wonderful gift book for the caregiver in your life. Maybe even for you.

This blog tour, sponsored by Kathy Carlton Willis Communications, is offering a prize basket that includes:
  • Book—Because You Care: Spiritual Encouragement for Caregivers
  • Book—Hope and Comfort for Every Season
  • Hallmark journal, list pad, and memo pad stack
  •  Glade “Angel Whispers” candle
  • Hershey’s Bliss dark chocolate

To enter the drawing, simply leave a comment here. Good luck!

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3 comment(s):

Thank you for sharing this encouraging and hopeful book. Hang in there, sandwich lady!

By Blogger Gotta Tell Gail, at 9:20 AM  

This sounds like a wonderful book for any caregiver - it's not always easy being a caregiver and this book seems to shed some great wisdom on the subject.

Is this book available to buy online as well?

By Anonymous Ohio Senior Living, at 5:53 AM  

Yeah, good read indeed. I always have great respect for caregivers. They are really a big help to the family in times of need - when my grandma was hospitalized and diagnosed with many illness. Kudos to caregivers.

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