Tag Archives: Special Needs

Dear Church

Dear Church, and I mean Church with a capital ‘C’, meaning the world wide community of believers, not an individual building or single congregation.  Dear Church, we are failing a large number of families.  We cling to an incorrect philosophy, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Cupcakes

My son, Marvin, who is in high school now, is very proud of his autism.  So proud that he gets very angry, very quickly if anyone suggests looking for a cure or calls it a disability.  He insists that it’s … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I haven’t posted for a long time. Not because I haven’t been thinking about it, or don’t have any ideas or stories to tell. But because I’ve been feeling really overwhelmed and burdened down. Even though this school year is … Continue reading

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Our Parenting To-Do List

A couple of days ago I was visiting with a friend. She has a little boy, not quite 4, who has special needs. She was telling me that she wanted to make sure he had some sort of hobby or … Continue reading

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The Wedding!

Greg’s brother, who wishes to be called Jack, got married to a wonderful girl who wishes to be called Amelia on Dec 28th, so this year’s Christmastime for our family was going to be very, very different than usual. Marvin … Continue reading

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A Mighty Work

Marvin was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 5 years old.  6 years ago, at age 7, he was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome which is on the autism spectrum.  It was hard.  Really hard.  This is what I wrote as … Continue reading

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