Resources

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

Unstoppable: In the Face of Hardship – The Greening Family, Part 2

Last week we posted the first part of an interview with Anita Greening and her family. Anita is fighting ovarian cancer and describes their determination to serve God in the midst of suffering in this poignant second part of the series. You and your family have exhibited a strong faith in the face of crushing […]

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Unstoppable: The Greening Family, Part 1

Today I am honored to introduce you to the Greening family. I first learned about them through my son Kevin, who is the founder and senior editor of a website devoted to Christian music, CMADDICT.com. Jordan Greening is an aspiring musician and writes a weekly article for the site, called Jordan for Jesus. Her enthusiasm […]

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Spinning My Tires

  Around and Around It should have been a banner year. How many people get to be authors? And have an article published in a print magazine? And get to work at a job they love? How many parents see their children and grandchildren living solid lives of faith and hope? This year I had […]

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World Blog Tour

Summer’s Here. Let’s See the World. A world blog tour is a great way to connect with Christian authors and blogs. Thanks to Denise Loock for inviting me to participate in this World Blog Tour. Denise is the author of  two devotional collections that will give you a fresh perspective from the classic songs of […]

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Blog Tour: A Long and Winding Road with Linda Brendle

Today I’m excited to introduce you to a very special lady, Linda Brendle. A family caregiver for fifteen years, Linda has lived the joys and struggles of caring for loved ones. In her new book, A Long and Winding Road: A Caregiver’s Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos, Linda shares wit and wisdom learned on their […]

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Learning the Meaning of Sacrifice: Grace Thorson

Today I’m honored to host a guest post by my youngest daughter, Grace Thorson. Grace was very young when her brother Kevin suffered a spinal cord injury and paralysis. She offers a personal look at how Kevin’s injury impacted her life. Here is a fresh perspective on caregiving from the vantage point of a sibling.  […]

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Beauty from Ashes: Part 3

                                 The last two days, we have been learning the story of Barb Farrington and her daughter Katie following Katie’s accident in 1998. Today is the third and final installment of their inspiring story. In this post, Barb also shares some […]

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Beauty from Ashes: Part 2

  Yesterday, Barb Farrington shared the terrible accident that left her daughter Katie fighting for her life. Today, in Part 2, Barb describes the next steps in their journey. From Hospital to Home Katie was at St. Alphonsus Hospital for about a month, where she began to come out of her coma. She was moved […]

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Beauty from Ashes: A Story of Provision and Forgiveness with Barb Farrington and Katie Tweit

    Today I have the honor of introducing a very special family to you: Barb Farrington and her daughter Katie Tweit. Katie suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident in 1998. Barb is Katie’s primary caregiver and cares for her in their home in northern Idaho. In this three-part series, Barb shares […]

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Is Everybody Packed and Ready?

  What a trip it’s been! Like after a real trip, I’m feeling a bit sad to have it almost over. It’s been a whirlwind, to be sure. But I have met so many wonderful people and been so blessed. Today Out from the Shadows is still ranking high in the Amazon Kindle store under […]

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