Category Archives: Getting Real

How To Respond To Those Suffering

How To Respond To Those Suffering I recently responded on my Facebook wall about a post that was written by Elizabeth Gilbert on her page. Her post was titled, “I Don’t Know.” You can read her original post¬†here. In a … Continue reading

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Is The Sovereignty of God Harsh?

A week ago today, we said our good byes to sweet Nellie Adelae Grace at the cemetery and “placed her in the arms of Jesus”. We say it that way because, although she is already in His arms, it gives … 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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Counting It A Privilege

As my son has become more physically handicapped over these past few years from his Dystonia,¬† it has become more of a challenge to care for him. I find myself daily at a mental crossroads. Will I complain and murmur … Continue reading

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First You Die – Finding Contentment and Joy In Difficult Places

How do you find contentment and joy in difficult places? Over the past year, as David’s Dystonia has gotten worse and other life situations have become more challenging, I find myself asking this question more. I guess it’s in how … Continue reading

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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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