My Parents, My Children: Spiritual Help for Caregivers

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2000 - Religion - 253 pages
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Cecil Murphey provides reflections from his counseling experience to illuminate the challenges facing those who respond to the physical and emotional needs of both young children and aging parents. Each devotional begins with a description of a difficult or trying moment common to caregivers and ends with a prayer and a biblical reading.


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touching, enlightening, encouraging

User Review  - PolillaLynn -

I have not finished this book yet as it is set up as a daily devotional and I have a few more days to cover. The book is divided into five sections: Learning to Care; Practical Caring; Caring between ... Read full review

User Review  - Leisa Benson -

I found this book to be a great encouragement. It did not shy away from presenting the difficulties encountered by caregivers, either physical, mental, or spiritual; nor did it offer "pie-in-the-sky ... Read full review


Choosing to Care Making the Choice
Professional Disagreements Three Crucial Documents
Caught between the Generations But I Need
Resisting Change Not Being a Burden
Feeling Alone Resentment Blaming
A Matter of Time Second Childhood

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About the author (2000)

Cecil Murphey is the author of articles in Writer's Digest, Christianity Today, Charisma, Ministry, and These Days, among others, and author of the Dictionary of Christian Marriage, Dictionary of Biblical Literacy, and Gifted hands.

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