Mother

Whether you call her Mom, Mama, Ma, or your own pet name, your mother is a precious woman because she gave you the ultimate gift--your life.
Edward Grinnan
Alzheimer's and Dementia

How Alzheimer’s Created a New York Yankees Fan

A mom’s love of baseball leads her son to a team for life.

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Power of Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: Divine Nourishment

She was at the end of her rope while looking after her mother with Alzheimer’s.  Then this caregiver received an unexpected food delivery.

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God's Grace

In the Midst of Dementia, A Miraculous Moment of Clarity

A heartfelt conversation between mother and daughter serves as a reminder that God never forgets us.

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Edward Grinnan
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Surprised by a God-Given Miracle of Memory

An Alzheimer’s patient unexpectedly unearths a shared moment from the past with her son.

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Edward Grinnan
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Finding a New Kind of Family in a Memory Care Unit

In the throes of Alzheimer’s, a mom discovers care, support and even a “lifelong” friend.

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Micah Thompson and her cat, Ron, and mother Stephanie
Cats

How a Cat Became an Answer to a Mother's Prayer

If she didn’t find a way to bond with her teenage daughter soon, she worried she might never be close to her.

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Stories of Faith

The Last Song of a Dying Loved One

Sedated and unable to speak in her last hours, an elderly mother still inspires her family through faith.

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Heather Henry and her son Tim;  photo by Jim Graham
Stories of Hope

How an Art Class Gave This Worried Mom Hope

She feared her son would never overcome his drug addictionuntil she received divine assurance.

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Daily Devotions

Spirit Lifting: Dare

This devotion reminds us that facing up to our fears often brings rich rewards.

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Alzheimer's and Dementia

Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia—When to Take the Keys Away

For the family of an on-the-move Mom descending into Alzheimer’s, it was a painful, but correct, decision.

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