Two People Can Do Anything

Two people can do anything as long as one of them is God

One of my favorite Bible quotes is found in Matthew 11 where the Savior invites us to “take my yoke upon you.” I have always loved this image of yoking myself to the Savior. First, because He is so much stronger than I am. Secondly, because even though I am taking on an additional burden…

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Autism Adventures at the DMV

Nathan with Photo ID-autism

At age 19, I finally took my son to the DMV last week, but it wasn’t to get his license…it was to get a photo ID. You see, Nathan has autism and will never drive a car. To prep for the experience my husband and I went on the government website, filled out the paperwork…

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Top 10 Worries of Parents of Autistic Children

father walking with daughter autism awareness

With April being Autism Awareness month, I thought I’d share the top 10 worries of parents of autistic children (both high and low functioning). 1. Deciphering physical needs Understanding their physical needs–especially if they are non-verbal or minimally verbal is complicated. Will I know if he has a headache, a toothache, or how he feels when…

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4 Tips When Burdens are Too Heavy

Yoked Oxen Pulling a Cart

When Nathan was diagnosed with autism I went through many dark nights where I felt the weight of the world of his diagnosis on my shoulders. It was too heavy to carry all by myself. I also went through a phase when I was mad that God wouldn’t heal him when I knew He could.…

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