Like Mary, we can nip our special needs mom worries in the bud by entrusting our children to the God who created them and by focusing on His attributes, what He has done for us, and what He has promised to do.
The thought of a new year should have helped me lift the edge of the rug and sweep the past behind. But instead I felt myself wrestling with angst for what is to come, for the unknown and unseen. But God has never left our side, even on the darkest of days. God is with me. God is with my son. And He is not asking us to step forward into the unknown—not without him.