Emily and Max got help in a flash when they attempted to get Max's picture taken for his passport.
We’re scratching out the lines of Noah’s diagnoses and trying to figure out where they intersect. We’re addressing each symptom day by day, and just doing the best we can. This is uncharted territory for us, and honestly? We’re a bit lost. But God isn’t.
Joy should be our desired destination. But the only way to get there, friend, is to acknowledge the ugly things we feel, and then to address them. We need to walk the road that leads to healing.
Special-needs parenting is a journey. It is not a sprint. There are ups and downs, but the big picture of the graph has an incline up. Don't let your fears take over your life like they did mine.
Prayer is powerful. I think because I have the option to pray anytime by myself that I forget how important it can be. I should know by now that if I don’t feel like prayer, then that’s a sign I need it most.
2018 was absolutely chock full of changes. There have been moments this past year when I wanted to just stop in my tracks and stare into the abyss like Marlin in “Finding Nemo.” I've even been tempted to swim backwards a little bit. But I remember to “Just keep swimming!”