Spiritual Growth

How To Stop Feeling Like the Worst Mom in the World

How To Stop Feeling Like the Worst Mom in the World

This morning, as I planned for the day, I saw that my son’s physical therapist would be coming to the house this afternoon. This morning there was a moment when I felt like a failure, but that feeling quickly passed. I remembered how several years back, that feeling often lingered with me for days at a time, but not anymore.

How The Sound Of Our Autistic Son's Laughter Heals Us

How The Sound Of Our Autistic Son's Laughter Heals Us

For us as parents of a child with additional/special needs, there are certainly many times to weep, times to be sad. But there is so much more to life than the tears and hard times. Let us celebrate the happier times, the times to laugh and dance.

Come to Me, and Recover Your Life

Come to Me, and Recover Your Life

My husband and I sat down for our quiet time this morning, and neither of us was in the mood to pray. Why bother summed up our mood. Then I pull out Jesus' words in Matthew 11: Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest.

When Life Doesn't Go As Planned

When Life Doesn't Go As Planned

While icing my injury, I had plenty of time to think and pray about how to respond rightly in the future, a luxury not often available to parents of kids with special needs. So I'm passing along what God showed me about how to respond as the light of Christ when life doesn't go as planned.