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11 Tips To Handle (Or Survive) A Holiday With Your Special Needs Child

Do you break out into a sweat just thinking about the upcoming Holidays with your special needs child? Do you cringe at the thought of awkward moments you are sure to have? How will others react or respond? Will we … Continue reading

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My Hope Is Found: Inspiring Music by Owl City

No matter what challenges we may face as parents of special needs children or with a personal disability, there is only one sure way to come through with victory and hope. In Christ Alone, My Hope Is Found, performed by … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude: An Inspiring Video

The Law of Attraction and the attitude of gratitude go hand in hand.  Gratitude is powerful! This video is an inspiring reminder of  why we need to start each day with gratitude.  What we give out is what will come … Continue reading

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Laurel And Hardy: A Good Medicine

“A happy heart is good medicine and a cheerful mind works healing, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22 (Amplified Bible) Being confined to a wheelchair because of Dystonia and struggling to use his hands in … Continue reading

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The Card Ministry

“Houston, we have a problem!” Sometimes our situation is such that it’s near impossible to get out and minister to others. Do you know what I mean? Maybe, like me, you are a parent of a special needs child and … Continue reading

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Are You Reaching Your Potential?

Whether you are handicapped or not I think you will find this video so inspiring. So many times we complain about our circumstances or think we were dealt a bad hand. But take a look at how Patrick Henry Hughes’s … Continue reading

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Inspired Serving: A Chance To Give Back

This is a story of giving back. Also called, “A special place in my heart.” Do you have a particular place that means so much to you that you just want to be there all the time? Maybe it gives … Continue reading

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Mercy Me – Hold Fast

We all face challenges every day. But parents of special needs children and those who are handicapped in some way have unique challenges. Sometimes the challenges seem so overwhelming that’s it’s hard to keep holding on. Here is a song … Continue reading

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Amazing National Anthem

We’ve all heard our National Anthem a million times. But I bet you’ve never heard it quite like this! I hope you enjoy this rendition of the National Anthem by a young man with Down Syndrome during Disability Awareness Day … Continue reading

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The Secret To A Full Life

Here is a truly inspirational thought! Are you looking for the fullest life? Does gratitude come by naturally for you? Oftentimes is has to be learned. Sometimes learning requires practice – sometimes even mind-numbing practice. “If you think of this … Continue reading

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