Walking Together Through Illness: Twelve Steps for Caregivers and Care Receivers

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Augsburg Books, 2006 - Religion - 154 pages
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In September 2003, Wanda Scott Bledsoe's husband returned from a church work trip to Mexico with an unexplained weakness that grew worse over the next nine months. In this powerful true story the author interviews her husband as they journey together through his illness. In each chapter she offers her experiences in caring for her husband and his responses to his illness and her care.Each chapter of the book is introduced by Scripture and focuses on the author's upbeat but realistic sharing of the challenges of a caregiver and care receiver and the faithful ways they met those challenges. Caregiver tips as well as journaling starters are included in each chapter. In addition to serving the needs of caregivers and care receivers, this is a helpful gift for use by counselors and pastors.

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User Review  - Lisa Copen - Christianbook.com

Despite the topic of illness, there was nothing sad about this book. I felt like I was reading Milt and Wandas personal journals, sharing their concerns and fears, but also laughing out loud as they ... Read full review

User Review  - Barbara Flowers - Christianbook.com

This is an honest and heart warming story that is also an excellent resource for anyone who is a care giver. As you read about how differently this couple feels and reacts to the changes caused by ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Bledsoe is the author of a faith-based job search manual and an inspirational speaker. She is Director of Women's Ministries at Hope Lutheran Church in Murrieta, California, where she resides with her husband.

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