The saga of our as-yet fruitless search for answers, in honor of Undiagnosed Diseases Day.
Research has shown that people who multitask suffer huge performance hits. My whole life is one long multitask. I live in a near-constant state of hypervigilance.
Something good is stripped back, and back, and back, until all that remains is a tiny, unrecognizable fragment of its barest essence. But from that tiny, barren beginning, something good may yet grow.
Every family faces a crisis at some point, and even close friends can feel uncertain how to help. Many of these tips may sound familiar and can apply to many crisis situations, special needs or otherwise. In our experience so far, here is what really helps. 1. Offer to pray. (And then actually do it.)… Continue reading 10 ways to love a special needs family
Hours after my last post, which amounted to basically a temper tantrum about how hard and meaningless it is to pray for miracles, we were granted a miracle. Not THE miracle. But a miracle nonetheless.
"How's your prayer life?" This question was posed to me four separate times within the space of three weeks. When something like that happens, I assume that God is trying to get my attention.
Did you know that sanctification is not often a beautiful process?
"How is Oscar doing?" is always such a complicated question to answer. "Compared to what?"
Over the Christmas vacation, my dearest friends from college dropped in for a visit with their family. Most of the conversation revolved around faith -- what weightier questions are there? At some lull in the conversation, my friend asked why Todd had grown a beard...