The roller coaster, the marathon, and the deep end
As family configurations change, so does pastoral care.
God calls us to serve the world with our bodies—even when those bodies are failing.
DeMarco experienced a lot of life before he came to care for his mother, and he will likely experience more when his time as caregiver ends. Yet I think of John 15:13.
My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at age 80. Had I read these three new books, I might have been more helpful to him in that difficult moment.