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Ambushed by grace : help & hope on the caregiving journey

Author: Shelly Beach
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Discovery House Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book offers practical advice, websites, phone numbers, and wisdom from experts in the fields of geriatrics and family counseling. Most importantly this book is intended "to draw you into the Word and to sensitize you to the work of the Spirit of God in your life. To make caregiving simply a task is a distortion of its purpose; rather, it is a divine appointment, a redemptive encounter, and an act of worship."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shelly Beach
ISBN: 9781572932425 1572932422
OCLC Number: 213848271
Description: 204 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Dipping your hand in the mason jar : expectations and realities of the caregiving journey --
Why kum-bah-yah is not enough : imperatives of the double-love command --
A man named Fred and the power of story : seeing your loved one through new eyes --
Putting the Samsonite in Satan's hand : unleashing the power of forgiveness --
Meeting Marie in the mirror : facing the realities of the heart and the tongue --
Pulling out the family refrigerator : dealing with guilt and grime --
Dancing on fences : building boundaries --
Swapping thimbles for a Mack Truck : learning to be grace dumpers --
Caregiving and patching our pumps : cultivating a spirit of joy --
Surviving the landing : Jesus' lessons for long-haul caregiving.
Responsibility: Shelly Beach.
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This book offers practical advice, websites, phone numbers, and wisdom from experts in the fields of geriatrics and family counseling. Most importantly this book is intended "to draw you into the Word and to sensitize you to the work of the Spirit of God in your life. To make caregiving simply a task is a distortion of its purpose; rather, it is a divine appointment, a redemptive encounter, and an act of worship."

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