My Relationship With Stuff

“'All these I have kept,’ the young man said. ‘What do I still lack?’ Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’” Matthew 19:20-21 I am in a major transition right now. What else is new? Right? I feel like the last four years have been a major transition. As a result, the Lord is teaching … [Read more...]

If You Suspect Your Child Has Autism

I just had a touching conversation with a woman who suspects her three-year old nephews might be autistic. However, she doesn’t know how to suggest it to her sister. This reminded me of when I first noticed that my son was different from other babies. Even as a baby younger than 12 months, I knew he was different. He had major sensory issues. He couldn’t feed himself. He was nonverbal for about a … [Read more...]

Forgetting Those Things: New Year’s Resolution for 2017

2016 is almost up, and very soon we are going to see New Year’s resolutions flood social media. I have been reflecting on this year and have been thinking about how I would like to move forward in the New Year. No, I don’t have any goals like losing weight or saving a certain amount of money – although I do aspire to do those things in 2017. No, this year I want to focus on forgetting those things … [Read more...]