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Miracles In The Storms of Life

I met guest poster, Kim, in an online forum of mom’s with special needs children. I was delighted to learn that she is also a blogger and since then we’ve struck up a wonderful friendship. I know you will be … Continue reading

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Does God Make Mistakes?

Recently, I had the privilege of being a guest writer on another special need’s blog. It was a post I’ve been wanting to write for my own blog but just hadn’t done it yet. Here it is. Or you can … Continue reading

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Kelcie Can!

Next time you are tempted to say, “I can’t”, remember Kelcie. Here is an inspiring video of a teenage girl with Cerebral Palsy who has the determination to do many things that most people would have thought she would never … Continue reading

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Inspiring Video of a Mute, Autistic Girl

This inspiring video of a girl with Autism is a real eye-opener! I don’t think any of us will ever look at autistic children the same way again. It’s easy to think they don’t really know what’s going on but … Continue reading

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A Therapy Dog Called Melody

One night on Facebook, I ran across some truly touching pictures of an absolutely beautiful therapy dog in action. I saw picture after picture of this sweet dog sitting or laying with patients at a hospital It was so heartwarming! … Continue reading

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Joni sings You are God’s Masterpiece

                          “Our disabilities are often God’s “frame” around the portrait of Jesus Christ which He is painting into our lives as we trust and obey!” This is the … Continue reading

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Public Ramps for Handicapped, Overhangs, and Handicapped Parking Spaces! Oh My!

Caution! You are about to enter a rant zone! Ramps. Handicapped Parking spaces. Overhangs. Or lack thereof! This month I’ve taken my son to 2 different VBS’ for special needs “kids” (even for over age 22! love it!). David is … Continue reading

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The Handicapped and the Bible

The story of Mephibosheth in the Bible is such a beautiful picture of God’s love, grace and mercy! For any Christian parent of a special needs child, this story (found in 2 Samuel 9), is an indescribable comfort! The love … Continue reading

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Inspiring Online Devotional: Finding a Good One

I found a great Online Devotional that I thought I would share with you.  I often don’t have time for an indepth Bible study so finding Roy Lessin’s  Meet Me In The Meadow has been a wonderful oasis that I … Continue reading

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Oh The Blessing Of A Modified Shower!

If you’ve ever tried to get  a physically handicapped person into a  ”regular” shower and then wash them, you know what I’m talking about when I say it’s one of the hardest things to do. After a couple of years … Continue reading

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