Posted by frailin on Saturday, December 27, 2008
Furmans student Says:
Saturday, December 27, 2008 @8:27:38 AM
Craig, I am glad you were able to spend time with your mother and have the experience that you did. Even though she may not have known who you and your son were, it looked like the three of you were having a blast. There are many terrible diseases that can rob us of our loved ones and of minds, but most usually can't take away what's in the heart. Life is short, Enjoy it!!!!
pete hobbie Says:
Saturday, December 27, 2008 @8:29:48 AM
God Bless you and Seth;
What a wonderful gift for your Mother and all of us out here in BHO land.I have to go now to get something out of my eye.
Saturday, December 27, 2008 @8:29:51 AM
Wow, Craig, what a great story and testimony! My father is dealing with Alzheimer's also. I plucked a little with him on Christmas, and he got out his C harmonica. Was so happy to play it, said he hasn't played it in awhile.
Music really does work magic!
Saturday, December 27, 2008 @11:53:36 AM
Thanks for sharing that beautiful story Craig. God bless you and your family this Christmas season!
Saturday, December 27, 2008 @12:06:58 PM
What a great Christmas gift, and post.
Alzheimers is sad. What a great way to fight back.
My wife's mom, Elsie, now 80, is another victom. Elsie refused to move away from her brother, also 81,
and would not accept help.
Uncle Art passed on now, 10 days ago, and my wife, Cathie, flew down to San Diago, that's 1,200 miles
away, to finally bring Elise back . We will be able to place her in a very good home based care facility
a few miles away from here. Cathie will at last be able to help keep watch on her mom for a while.
When she is up here and settled in, we will be sure to bring some of our home made music and love.
Saturday, December 27, 2008 @2:44:59 PM
Thanks for the pictures and story. Alzheimers is indeed a thief. You were able to give mom back some of the stuff (music and family) that she has likely done without. May God bless you both.
Blessings & Prayers,
Sunday, December 28, 2008 @2:08:14 AM
Well done Craig and Seth.
Sunday, December 28, 2008 @6:03:25 AM
Sweet story Craig,
Can't remember if we told you, but we are going through the same thing with Joe's mom. I'm so glad she was able to enjoy the music. What a gift, indeed. Hope you both are well. Blessings in the New Year.
Sunday, December 28, 2008 @6:52:28 AM
Thank you Craig,
Sunday, December 28, 2008 @8:07:23 AM
Thanks Crait, you have an old man sitting here with a tear rolling down his cheek. Of course i no longer have my parents, but you certainly brought them back to mind... thanks again... don
Sunday, December 28, 2008 @10:10:02 AM
That was so beautiful, thank you. Alzheimers, dementia... they are all thieves indeed. The worst kind. I watched my grandmother die before my eyes over 8 long years. The hardest thing was the vacant look in her eyes. But it didn't steal her spirit. When God puts His spirit in a person, it stays there and will shine through when all else is gone and stripped away. She passed on last year and now suffers no more. I miss her terribly but I know I'll see her again! God bless.
Sunday, December 28, 2008 @1:02:39 PM
What a great Christmas story...your mother is fortunate to have to and Seth.
Sunday, March 4, 2012 @7:12:52 PM
What agrat story thsnks Craig.
Lind Lou has been diagnosd with demantia but she's doun great right now has some time but she is hangin there .
God belss you Craig your Momraid a good son.
Thanks for sharing.
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