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To everything
        there is a season...
Ecclesiastes 3:1


Author:  Bonita Bandaries

Format:  Print

Format:  Kindle

Pages: 42

ISBN: 978-1-4653-4588-2

Publication Date:  2011

Stockists: Xlibris, Amazon, Ingram

Cost: print $21.19; ebook $3.99

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About the Book: 

A Promise Kept identifies topics of concern to the family caregiver and cites appropriate scriptures of courage, guidance, strength and peace to assist in maintaining healthy emotions. Bonita Bandaries draws on her own experiences as a caregiver to address ways to avoid mental health complications.


About the Author:

Bonita Bandaries lives in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her first book, A Promise Kept, published September 2011 is a memoir of her experiences as caregiver for her mother. The book is also available in Spanish, Una Promesa Cumplida. Her writings have appeared in publications and websites. Other books include Reflections, A Promise Kept Journal and Recipes That Warm the Heart, A Promise Kept Cookbook. Bonita coordinates and participates in events to educate and recognize caregivers in the community.

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Book review excerpt for A Promise Kept from Shreveport Times:

Caregiver shares experience in book, honors others with event

Bonita Bandaries was a full-time caregiver for her mother for five years.

That experience led her to write a book and a study guide to encourage other caregivers. Along the way she started an annual family-caregiver celebration.

Bandaries wrote “A Promise Kept” about topics such as worry, anxiety and love when caregiving. “I wrote comments about each and shared scriptures which were encouraging to me as a caregiver,” she said.

The book includes contributions from local residents and offers suggestions to find respite during the day.

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