Category: Autism

Goose Flesh…

Now, as many of you know, when having a child with autism who looks at everything and thinks of everything in a very literal way, you just never know what he will say!  The other day my son and I were going to the store to pick up something.  He had on his summer clothes – a tshirt and some…

Beauty in the Ashes of Autism

My eyes seem closed as I only see filthy ashes of autism The meltdowns, the violent outbursts, the coldness all around me is what I feel Turning this heart into a raging river of many “hates” as these filthy ashes of autism consume me still Why do others talk about the unique light and beauty in the ashes of autism?…

Too many “Never been able to’s” so I light it up blue!

I light it up blue as a reminder of how different my life would be without you There would be less gratefulness as I took more things God did not want me to take for granted– for granted I would have never been able to SEE the world through literal eyes which brings too many smiles to count, too much…

Can children with autism ask Jesus into their heart?

Do you know what every love story has in common?  A beginning…. This is a devotion I am sharing in my new book I am faithfully writing, “Marvel in your Autistic Eyes Devotions- 365 Days to find Encouragement in Autism” Now back to the love story.  The greatest love story of all time is the one we share with Jesus.…

Why do Children with Autism lean toward?…

A motherly figure? ….whether it be a mother, an aunt, a grandmother, a teacher. Unfortunately, as the statistics of autism continue to grow so does something else…sadly, divorce. Women and men are so much different.  Women are horizontal human beings and men are vertical human beings. Think of it like this:  As little girls play on a playground and they…

Hug a little tighter…

Children with autism just seem to hug a little longer and a little tighter because they are not insecure about what other people may say about them… Children with autism just seem to have the most sincere and authentic smile because the smile inside their heart illuminates on their faces… Children with autism will voice honest words that we all…

Born different…

I heard one of my favorite pastors on the radio share this story and it made me think of children with autism too.  Here it is in my own words: Once there was a little girl born with a cleft lip.  Knowing the kids would make fun of her for being born different with a lip that looked odd to…