Monthly Archives: October 2009

A Parent’s Alphabet

A is for arms, arms that hold and arms that support and arms that push when they have to. B is for books, which should abound in every home; and for boredom, which can’t stay long if books are there. … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Prayer

Lord, open my mind so I can learn new things about You. Remove the things in my life that don’t please You. Forgive the wrong things I do and help me to forgive others. Open my eyes to see the … Continue reading

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Pink Pirate Party

Rebekah’s first birthday was a fun one! Because she had to wear eye patches for so long, we decided to have a party where everyone else could wear the patches instead of her!  She was a beautiful little pirate along with … Continue reading

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Bear one another’s burdens

Galatians 6:2 says to help shoulder the burdens of others. I am finding that the more I focus on others, the less I am focused on myself and my “problems”. The other day at church Pastor Brian talked to us … Continue reading

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Welcome To Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley

I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this…… … Continue reading

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