* As people live longer, dementia is more common but no less tragic. In this bittersweet memoir, Benson shares his family's struggle to deal with the growing mental incapacity of "Miss Peggy"---and witnesses to God's abiding grace as siblings who had grown apart reconnect to help their mother adjust to a "new normal." 128 pages, hardcover from Abingdon.
The story of a family helping their mother to face dementia and learning to love each other again in the process.
Robert Benson is a critically acclaimed writer who has published nine works on the contemplative life, including Living Prayer and A Good Life. He is a graduate of the Academy for Spiritual Formation and a member of the Friends of Silence & of the Poor, an international ecumenical prayer community. He leads retreats and workshops on prayer, writing, and the contemplative life around the country. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
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