Textures of God's love is part of the Faith for life collection and encourages devotional engagement with God’s love expressed through the Bible and in beautiful photos, familiar textures or objects and prayer.
Each of the pages in the book offers a devotion based on a biblical theme or story. Choose from one or all of these devotional activities, or add your own:
- Read aloud from the Bible.
- Choose an object to hold or an activity to do.
- Take time to reflect on a question or thought.
- Pray on your own or with someone
24 pages, full colour, A5 book
'This resource enables people with dementia and those offering support, to hold on to God even when the memory of God can seem elusive and difficult.' - Professor John Swinton, award winning author of Dementia: Living in the memories of God.
'I’m really pleased to have a Bible-based resource to help people living with dementia to grow and be encouraged in their spiritual life. The quality of the material is stunning and I can attest to its practicality and usefulness with formal or informal pastoral work. - HammondCare's Head of Pastoral Care, Rev Andrew Nixon.
About the authors
Linda Barclay works in HammondCare’s Policy and Planning Office. From a theological and creative writing background, Linda has spent the past 15 years working for communications organisations in Australia and the UK. Her love of storytelling has led her to explore how we capture and articulate who we are as individuals, communities and organisations. Linda believes finding new ways to open up the stories that are important to people is a fascinating aspect of holistic care.
Rebecca Forbes is a projects coordinator in HammondCare’s Policy and Planning Office. During her seven years in the aged and dementia care field she has been involved in significant policy, research and service development, as well as planning and coordinating specialist carer training programs. Rebecca says working alongside carers and finding creative ways to support them is one of the best parts of her job.