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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.

Prayer Focus

Families of people with dementia


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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