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James 1:27 verse

A Pleading Desperate Letter to the Church

  In James 1:27 it says “Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.” In the time that this passage was written, the orphans and widows were the most vulnerable in society. In my world, the […] Read more…

Our Son’s Moving Day. The Middle Stage of a Group Home Search

I’ve started this post over and over on “paper” (or, computer) and a million times in my head. All times of the day and night I have thought of how I might start this. Each time, coming up with a totally different idea and direction, the problem being I liked almost all of them and […] Read more…

I Have Not Given Up

I am so honored that Autism Speaks looked favorably enough on my writing that they also posted it to their Facebook page.  I am also honored that I have received so many comments and compliments of support.  However, amongst the comments were some fairly judgmental ones directed at people like me. I feel that for […] Read more…

Parent Wars: Autism Edition

And I thought I’d have writer’s block forever… Recently I received a pretty negative and destructive comment on my last post The Hardest Thing or under the title The Day I’ll Have to Put My Son in a Group Home on the Autism Speaks website.  First off they said that it was a very depressing article […] Read more…

The Hardest Thing

I just read a blog post where the author was asked to list the hardest thing about autism, and she said, people.  For me, the hardest thing changes as time and life change.  A long time ago, it was other people not being kind, instead very very judgmental. Later it was hitting and pinching.  Later […] Read more…