If I can just find the reason

(Written: 9 June 2015) That’s the first thing you do when you receive diagnosis, you look for the reason.  Who, or what is to blame for this terrible name given to our confusion? “It will make me feel better, if I know the reason I can cope better.”  But will we, cope better?  Will ourContinue reading “If I can just find the reason”

Just Being The Parent

What if I just focus on being the parent more, instead of doing all the parenting things?  Can I just stand in the mothering position and acknowledge this is my place instead of trying to earn it more … day by day. We have been created human BEINGS.  In a world where DOING is theContinue reading “Just Being The Parent”

What If… Your Special Parenting Journey is Your Highest Qualification for This Life?

Each one of us is traveling through this life with a certain mountaintop in mind. We have dreams which can come true and other dreams that most probably never will.  The important thing to remember about this journey is that the most significant parts are invisible.   In a world where achievement and success winContinue reading “What If… Your Special Parenting Journey is Your Highest Qualification for This Life?”

Special Needs Parent you have nothing to be ashamed of

This past week was a week of wrestling for me.  I wrestled with the big bad Wolf of Approval. This topic isn’t new, I have thought and wrestled with this many times before.  But, I realized that I was just a bit naive to think that this important element of my character has been dealtContinue reading “Special Needs Parent you have nothing to be ashamed of”

How you can support your Special Needs Parent friend

Have you ever wondered if there is a way how you can meaningfully support a Special Needs Parent friend or family member? There definitely is! And it’s much simpler than you thought. Since our Parent Reality meetings started in 2014 the biggest, most evident benefit our parents receive is understanding. To be a Special NeedsContinue reading “How you can support your Special Needs Parent friend”

Freedom to Live

I have mentioned in my previous posts that I love the idea of a clean canvas.  The symbol for starting new and fresh.  Not trying to fix a picture already drawn.  No, being able to start again.  A big element I realize God wants to instill in me in 2018 is: The FREEDOM To Live. Continue reading “Freedom to Live”

When your Heavenly Father does not prevent your tragedy

It seems to me that all of us walk around with a specific burden.  This burden? It is the responsibility we think that we have to cause our lives to run in a way that would be perfect or as wonderful as we have always dreamed.

Repentance: God’s way of helping us to be dependent on Him?

These weird and wonderful lives we have been born into often confuse us, ignite us, crush us and flow like waves over us.  We cannot escape it, we have to live it.  It is our gift and our cross.