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Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 6.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
When Someone You Love Has Cancer: Comfort and Encouragement for Caregivers and Loved OnesCecil Murphey, Michal SparksHarvest House Publishers / 2009 / Hardcover$8.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Bestselling author Cecil Murphey, creator of When Someone You Love Has Cancer, shares another inspired offering. With a caring spirit, he provides comfort, advice, and prayers for those who journey alongside a loved one whose memory is fading.
Tranquil paintings of popular artist Michal Sparks provide a sanctuary for caregivers, friends, and family members as they draw strength from firsthand stories of those who have walked a similar path. Murphey offers simple, invaluable guidance on how to:
- take care of themselves and seek assistance
- shape new ways to communicate with their loved one
- help others connect with the person
- introduce activities and exercise to enhance health and mobility
For those walking a sometimes lonely journey, this gift offers a gentle voice of support and is a hopeful reminder of the moments of peace that they and their loved one can still experience together.
Cecil Murphey is an international speaker and bestselling author who has written more than 100 books, including New York Times bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper). Cecil has served as a pastor and hospital chaplain for many years, and through his ministry and books such as When Someone You Love Has Cancer, Words of Comfort for Times of Loss, and When Someone You Love No Longer Remembers, he has encouraged thousands.
Michal Sparks artwork can be found throughout the home-furnishings industry in textiles, gift items, dinnerware, and more. She is the artist for Words of Comfort for Times of Loss, When Someone you Love Has Cancer and A Simple Gift of Comfort. She and her family live in New Jersey. Connect with Michal at www.ACleverSpark.com.
When Someone You Love No Longer Remembers hits the need for comfort that every caregiver needs. Having cared for my elderly mom for over eight years, and a daughter with a mental illness at the same time, I know first-hand that exhaustion, loneliness, and depression are very real enemies for caregivers. Cecil’s new book is a cup of cold water to the weary.”
You will be hard pressed to make it through the two dozen vignettes in this book without tears forming in your eyes. Those who have walked this difficult road will recognize themselves and find comfort as they learn from others’ struggles. Those who haven’t are likely to find compassion welling up in their hearts for people walking through this valley. Cecil Murphey is a best-selling author because of his sensitivity, creativity, and teacher-heart. When Someone You Love No Longer Cares will strengthen his reputation as a master of storytelling and instruction.”
Ken Walker, co-author of Winning the Food Fight
Once again, Cecil Murphey has created a beautiful gift book entitled When Someone You Love No Longer Remembers. His brief stories, prayers, practical advice, and encouragement for caregivers would be a comforting gift book for those who are taking care of loved ones who can no longer remember. The book is also beautifully illustrated. I recommend this book to caregivers.”
Dr. Carolyn Driver, professor, Beulah Heights University
With firm yet compassionate words, author Cecil Murphey comes alongside caregivers to offer empathy, understanding, and advice borne of experience. When Someone You Love No Longer Remembers presents a treasure chest of caregiver wisdom. Tender illustrations, true stories, and real-life examples end in the aphorisms that have become Murphey’s trademark.”
Marti Pieper, author
M. PieperMount Dora, FLGender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Big Truths, Small PackageDecember 19, 2011M. PieperMount Dora, FLGender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It's hard to find a family untouched by Alzheimer's or dementia. Your neighbor's forgotten how to feed himself. Your co-worker's wife becomes agitated when she can't recall the word she needs. And the man at church slips further into silence every day.
With firm yet compassionate words, author Cec Murphey comes alongside caregivers to offer empathy, understanding, and advice borne of experience. WHEN SOMEONE YOU LOVE NO LONGER REMEMBERS presents a treasure chest of caregiver wisdom in gift book format. Tender illustrations, true stories, and real-life examples end in the aphorisms that have become Murphey's trademark. A brief section about laying aside our dreams ends with the bolded statement, "I didn't ask for this assignment. But as I serve my loved one, I'm also serving my loving God."
I'll share my review copy with a friend struggling to balance work, church responsibilities, and caring for her mother. Bless the caregiver in your life this Christmas or New Year's with the gift of this tender, touching, and to-the-point publication.
C DriverFairburn, GAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Another Great Gift BookJuly 26, 2011C DriverFairburn, GAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Once again, Cecil Murphey has created a beautiful gift book entitled When Someone You Love No Longer Remembers. His brief stories, prayers, practical advice and encouragement for caregivers would be a comforting gift book for those who are taking care of loved ones who can no longer remember. The book is also beautifully illustrated. I recommend this book to caregivers.
Dr. Carolyn Driver
The Driver Institute
Professor, Beulah Heights University
Jan CollinsCaliforniaAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5June 19, 2011Jan CollinsCaliforniaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book should be a great help to caregivers of people with memory loss. Filled with personal stories, it both lets the reader know they are not alone in what they must deal with and offers examples of things that have helped others cope.
When Someone You Love No Longer Remembers would make a helpful gift to anyone caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or any other kind of dementia. I recommend it highly.