Tag: Autism

What if?…without autism

My son greeted me the other day with, “Whew, Mom, I only have two more years to go and then I am off to college.” I did not respond. He continued, “You know 11th and then 12th grade and then off to college.” My focus wandered away to “What if my son did not have autism?” If I could check…

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…

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…

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…

FREE Book Giveaways!

Starting today, Friday, October 21st in honor of my niece’s birthday I decided to do some FREE book giveaways. Do you know someone touched by autism?  Then please share this post. For the next 50 NEW Facebook Likes on my page:  MARVEL IN YOUR AUTISTIC EYES I will draw 5 names from the 50 new likes to receive a FREE SIGNED copy of Marvel in your…

My daughter replies, “Drink lots of Jesus!”

Well they say sometimes some of the cutest things come out of children’s mouths.  Well, I witnessed it first hand as I was visiting with my daughter about good skin care and preventing breakouts, etc.  Ok, it may be a little silly considering she is only 7, but we had seen a lady who had many breakouts (I actually believe…