God, Dad, and the Fortress of Solitude
August 7th, 2020
“All of us need a private space. Autistic children need their secret places too in which they can hide and retreat to their own world. After all autism is a withinness disability and autistic children...
Seashells and Shaving Cream
August 2nd, 2020
But Mary treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart. Luke 2:19I decide on coral and teal. If I cannot go to my happy place at the beach this year, I tell myself, I will bring the beach...
Tell Your Heart to Beat Again
July 8th, 2020
Shattered...Like you've never been beforeThe life you knewIn a thousand pieces on the floor"Your husband's heart is very damaged," said Dr. Hoffman. She stood next to our chairs in the trauma waiting ...
After the End; Finding Rest
June 23rd, 2020
"And there was a certain royal official whose son lay sick at Capernaum. When this man heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea, he went to him and begged him to come and heal his son, who w...
THAT WHICH IS \"YES\"
May 24th, 2020
They are always in bloom on Mother's Day. I stand outside on my deck early this morning, a knitted shawl around my shoulders, a mug of tea in my hands, and I marvel at the white daffodils, their yello...
On the Side of Mercy
April 29th, 2020
6 The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, 7 keeping steadfast love for thousands,[...
A Time to Heal
April 14th, 2020
1To everything there is a season,and a time for every purpose under heaven:2a time to be born and a time to die,a time to plant and a time to uproot,3a time to kill and a time to heal,a time to break ...
April 2nd, 2020
In recognition of Autism Awareness Day.My son is in a hurry to get the marketing done because I have promised him Wendy's for supper. He races around Save a Lot, gathering the things we get every week...
Pennies from Heaven
March 8th, 2020
I found a penny todayJust laying on the ground.But it's not just a pennyThis little coin I've found.I spied it there in the middle of the bathroom floor, a Lincoln head penny staring up at me from the...
Millions of Rooms!
February 2nd, 2020
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God[a]; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place ...
DAD\'S COAT: A CHRISTMAS STORY
December 23rd, 2019
Matthew 25:40"The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'Allen and I are wrapping Christmas presents, enjoying...
ONE MORE GIFT
November 29th, 2019
4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”Revelation 21:4It's been four months. Exactly four ...