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Out from the Shadows

31 devotions for the weary caregiver.

Song in the Night

A botched backflip ignites a desperate fight for life.

Prisms Caregiving

Prisms Caregiving: Inspirations and Resources

Slightly Obsessed

Read Pam's devotional every Wednesday only on CMADDICT.COM.

What Readers Are Saying...

Both honest and accurate as only those things that come from deep within the heart can be… I know that without a doubt, others will find strength and direction from it.

– R. John Hurlbert, M.D., Ph.D., FRCSC, FACS, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary

I marvel at your transparency, your insight, your command of the English language. Can’t wait for the sequel.

– Sharyn Curtis, teacher, co-founder of LitNet!

I…am even being healed of some issues that have haunted me for years.

– Elaine, homemaker

I enjoyed how your picture of God is of Someone present and involved, as relevant and practical as a daily business transaction, yet without diminishing His majesty.

– Scott J. Hamley, M.A.T.S.

I just wanted to thank you for speaking to my hard heart and slow head through your book.

– Brenda, office manager

Pamela Thorson has done a superb job of putting together a personal story of trial and triumph.

– Austin Boyd, author and speaker

I heartily recommend this book for any and everyone who deals with disability in the family!

– Joni Eareckson Tada, Joni and Friends International Disability Center

Pamela has captured the heart of a caregiver and insightfully tells us how to stand under the pressure of grief and hardship.

– Jan Cline, author of Heart Out of Hiding, Simple Devotion and other devotional books - http://www.jancline.net

Every Life Matters: What One “Useless Life” Taught Me

  She lay against the stark white sheets of the gurney, her face gray and her hands bent awkwardly inward in the characteristic manner of the disabled. A series of strokes had long-silenced her lilting Southern twang, and she communicated much as an infant, her cries and grunts only distinguishable to the initiated. At the […]

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Every Life Matters: The Gift of Existence

It would have been so much easier to die. Nearly nineteen years ago, our son lay paralyzed in the grass of a church lawn in Canada. He was practicing backflips with a friend when he missed a rotation, fell on his head, and broke his neck nearly at his skull. As a friend ran for […]

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Why I’m Not Fighting to Save Babies: Guest Post by Susanne Maynes

I’m honored to have writer and counselor Susanne Maynes with us here at Every Life Matters. Susanne has worked at a pregnancy resource center for eight years. Her heart for God and her service to women in crisis uniquely equips her to speak with us today.   I enter the room quietly, take my seat […]

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Every Life Matters: Embrace the Pain

      In much wisdom there is much grief, and increasing knowledge results in increasing pain. -Ecclesiastes 1:18 NASB           The Witch of Buchenwald Ilse Koch was the wife of Karl Koch, commandant of the notorious Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Not content to be a quiet […]

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Crying in the Wilderness: Why Every Life Matters to Me

THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, ‘MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.’ -Mark 1:3 Today my heart is broken. I haven’t watched the video. But a description of its contents is enough to send me reeling. The revelation of a doctor’s extraction of the brain of an aborted […]

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When These Things Begin to Take Place

“And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up and lift up your heads, for your redemption draws near.” Luke 21:28 Jubilee Bible “Why do you look for the living among the dead?” -Luke 24:5 NASB Inexplicably, we’re drawn to the life-and-death struggles. The cars lie mangled in the middle of the […]

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What a Secular Novelist Taught Me about Writing for God

    This last weekend I was privileged to join other authors and editors at a local event in our area. We filled the coffee shop with authors and aspiring authors who came to “stir up” the gift of God in their lives.  I spoke to them about how the novels of Clive Cussler challenged me to re-think […]

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New Release by Carol Guthrie Heilman

I’m pleased to announce that fellow Lighthouse of the Carolinas author Carol Heilman has a new book that releases today. Carol has stopped by to tell us a bit about her new book. Who is Agnes Marie Hopper? She is a spunky, out-spoken widow. Her husband, Charlie, died two years and three months ago, but […]

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We Have a Winner of the Caregiving Holiday Blog Party Giveaway

The party’s over for now, but I’ve been honored to be part of the Caregiving Holiday Blog Party hosted by CareGiving.com. Many thanks to Denise Brown for her hard work on behalf of caregivers everywhere. It’ s been a joy to get to know her better. It’s been a crazy year, so I haven’t been […]

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Caregiving Holiday Blog Party

Hello and welcome to my place! I’m so glad you’re here. Since this a party, come on in and join us around the kitchen table. I’ll pretend I’m setting out the pine candles and lighting the Christmas tree. On the table there’s a plate of warm cookies and cups of steaming cider. Only I still […]

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