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When You’re Tired Of Fighting

October 21, 2016

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The special needs journey can be exhausting.  There are days–weeks–months that require 110% of what you’ve got: Emotionally Mentally Physically Spiritually Sometimes a parent just wants to lay it down.  Let it go.  Be somewhere else.  Be somebody else. Today’s worship video is for those of you whose world feels like it’s falling apart.  Instead […]

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What Do You Call Him?

October 17, 2016

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Understanding the names of God helps us to relate to Him as the dynamic being that He is because every name of God expresses some aspect of the attributes of God.  As a parents of boys on the autism spectrum the name that I have called on the most over the years is Jehovah Jireh. […]

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Sometimes You Just Need To Breathe

October 14, 2016

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The life of a parent of a child/teen/adult with special needs is crazy busy.  Hectic.  Stressful.  Exhausting.  For every step forward it can feel like life pushes us two steps backwards.  So much to do.  So little time.  When chaos is calling your name it’s time to stop. And just breathe. Mom.  Dad.  Here’s some […]

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5 Creative Prayer Ideas For Kids With Special Needs

October 12, 2016

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I just finished Mark Batterson’s book, “Praying Circles Around Your Children.”  Pastor Mark teaches about how to create prayer lists unique to your family, claim God-inspired promises for your children, turn your family circle into a prayer circle, and discover your child’s life themes. And he not only tells you how, he illustrates why. Here’s 5 […]

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Strength For Today

October 10, 2016

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God has been, and always will be, faithful.  He will provide what you need for this day…each day…one day at a time.

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Another 7 Special Needs Parenting Tips

October 2, 2016

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For runners who are trying to win a marathon, there are no breaks. If you want to stay in the race you have to pace yourself in order to finish.  This also applies to parenting.  Here’s 8 tips for your special needs parenting marathon especially when there appears to be no finish line in sight: […]

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Worn Out

October 2, 2016

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Today’s been a long day.  My son had a meltdown.  The air conditioner quit running.  The “splat splat splat” sound I’m hearing is from water leaking in thru our roof on this rainy day.  “Count it all joy…”  Not today.  My “joy scale” has been tipped in the wrong direction.   The psalmist who penned […]

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With All Your Heart

September 30, 2016

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Trust In You

September 29, 2016

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The special needs parenting journey can be exhausting.  A winding path with twists, turns, and steep inclines.  Here’s a worship song by Lauren Daigle that reminds—all parents—that no matter where you are on your parenting journey, God is by your side.  Trust Him.  Lean on Him.

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June 2015 Character Trait: Obedience

June 4, 2015

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Our Christ-like character-trait for this month is: obedience Obedience is: “Doing what God asks me to do.” Our Scripture memory verse is:  “If you love Me, you will do what I ask.” Jn.14:15 Our bible story is:  Noah and the ark. Here’s a short video of our story in case you needs a little refresher. Here […]

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