Grieving the loss of the life you wanted isn't cured by catchy phrases or meal trains (though food is always a close second in my opinion.) Grief will find you closest to the Father if you let it.
Instead of parents being wrongly blamed, or even worse parents blaming themselves for the disability or additional needs of their child, let our children inspire us to what God has called us to, let us celebrate how God is working through our children and let us do away with fault, blame, guilt and all of the other negatives that are the work of the enemy.
I am who I am, imperfect, and my son with autism loves me just the same. Every day, he teaches me about the unconditional, extravagant love of Jesus.
When looking at opportunities for our adult children, we have to keep their worth and dignity in mind!
John describes a powerful movie scene that reminds him how much Jesus cared for people with disabilities.
Why is it that David starts this Psalm recalling your goodness and then moves on to dark times? This doesn’t make for a good story, yet it sadly rings true to my own experience.