Devotionals

Dear parent of a child who has special needs: 10 Points to Remember

Dear parent of a child who has special needs: Maybe your child “isn’t like the rest of the other children.”  Maybe your child has autism, Down’s syndrome, wears glasses, is missing a limb, has a sensory disorder, eczema, allergies, or any other issue that doesn’t fit the cookie cutter picture of “normal.”  If so, I… Read More Dear parent of a child who has special needs: 10 Points to Remember

Devotionals, Eczema

The Silence

As the sweet one slept, I took time in the silence to ponder just that: silence. There are many cautions in the Bible for one to be  silent- to watch the running of the tongue. One example is Proverbs 21:23, ” Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps out of trouble.” We have all… Read More The Silence

Devotionals

Keep Moving

A couple weeks back we took a walk in our neighborhood while James road his little tricycle and Joy road her bike. James, being the boy he is, was completely reckless on that thing. He paid little attention to the fact that there was a hill right in front of him, or gave much credence… Read More Keep Moving

Devotionals

Jewels

  “‘They shall be Mine,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘On the day that I make them My jewels.’” Malachi 3:17   This winter has been a hard winter to say the very least.  Our family has faced many illnesses, one being a chronic illness that has affected and drained everyone.  As Christians we pray… Read More Jewels

Devotionals

Big Brother

John 15:13 “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” For the days after my appendectomy that I was in the hospital, my big brother stuck by my side while my husband was caring for our infant.  He was there to just sit and keep me company, to… Read More Big Brother