Do not cast me off in the time of old age; do not forsake me when my strength is spent. - Psalm 71:9 (NRSVUE)

“The elevator is broken again,” my 93-year-old mother stated for the fourth time during our phone conversation. I contacted her assisted-living facility and learned that the elevator was not broken. The sad truth is that, due to the onset of dementia, she sometimes forgets how to use it.

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Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for the love and support we too often take for granted. Help us to persevere in loving those who need our care. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Psalm 71:7-18

Thought for the Day

God is with me even in my most difficult times.

Prayer Focus

Caregivers of persons with dementia

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