I don't always know how I feel about my son's autism. But I DO always know exactly how I feel about him.
If I lived in a world where everyone had a special needs family member, it wouldn't be so hard to stand out. If everyone dealt with the daily challenges of caring for someone medically complicated, it wouldn't be so lonely. And if those things were so, then it would just be normal.
When things are smooth, and the landscape is clear, we can see God and we revel in the glory of His presence. Then hard times come and we can lose sight. But God has clearly told us in Scripture that there is value to SEEKING Him.
We have come to enjoy the deficits, the challenges, the tenderness, and all of the fun victories and joys. Sometimes we have to look for them, but we love getting to share those stories. I hope you’ll take time to look for, embrace, and enjoy sharing yours, too!
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As I've started to believe His Word, I can testify that He has given me more and made life better, even as bigger challenges arise. It actually can get better for us who believe.