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Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands. - Isaiah 49:15-16 (NIV)

A few years ago, as my mother started to suffer from dementia, I lived with her and served as her caregiver. Even though she was forgetting many things, she retained old memories including the names of her nine children. She still recognized family members and knew me most of the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, when we feel forgotten and abandoned, help us remember your great love for us. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 49:13-18

Thought for the Day

God will never forget me.

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