The Frustration of Autism

What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), also known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs), cause severe and pervasive impairment in thinking, feeling, language, and the ability to relate to others. These disorders are usually first diagnosed in early childhood and range from a severe form, called autistic disorder, through pervasive development disorder notContinue reading “The Frustration of Autism”

A Message from the Playground

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13, NIV I was thinking about this today, remembering the playground as a child.  I absolutely understood “the merry-go-round.”  I believed deep-down that it had been invented for just me.  It fit me, very well.  I like pushing around and around, and when it startedContinue reading “A Message from the Playground”

Scare the Bullies: Psalms 86

14 O God, insolent men have risen up against me;     a band of ruthless men seeks my life,     and they do not set you before them. 15 But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious,     slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. 16 Turn to me and be gracious to me;     give your strength to yourContinue reading “Scare the Bullies: Psalms 86”

Back When We Were Grown Ups

  “I promise you that you cannot get into God’s kingdom, unless you accept it the way a child does.”  Mark 10:15, CEV “So Jesus called the children over to him and said, “Let the children come to me! Don’t try to stop them. People who are like these children belong to God’s kingdom.”   LukeContinue reading “Back When We Were Grown Ups”