Apr 9, 2013
Do you think of parenting your child with special needs a calling from God? Do you ever struggle about how to respond to his call? It’s sometimes a struggle for guest blogger, Rebekah Benimoff, as this post shows.
How to Respond to a Special Needs Calling
Today I read a word from God via the heart of a mother: “Life is not an emergency....
Apr 4, 2013
Advocacy, grief, and faith are topics parents of kids with special needs grapple with every day. Recently, Gloria Perez-Stewart of GPS Advocacy and I talked about those topics, and more, for her BlogTalk Radio series. (Many other special needs interviews on a wide variety of topics are housed at the GPS Advocacy site.)
Mar 28, 2013
Parenting a child with special needs is a big thing, sometimes an overwhelming thing. Those big things can keep us from seeing and appreciating the small things God uses to draw us close to him. With Easter fast approaching, may God use this devotion and your life as the parent of a child with special needs to fix your eyes upon the glory of the...
Mar 15, 2013
Do special needs care giving demands leave you exhausted? Are you numb with grief? Guest blogger Rebekah Benimoff knows how you feel: too tired to heal, too tired to hope.
To Tired to Heal
Sometimes it feels as if I am too tired to heal. I just want to get away for a bit, to have a much needed respite from the madness. When life is spinning out of...
Jan 23, 2013
Safe harbor can be a hard place to find for parents raising kids with special needs. In the poem below, guest blogger Stephanie Husted describes her search for safety and her gratitude for what she learned along the way.
In Need of Safe Harbor
I sat on a hill looking out at the endless blue waves on a recent trip to Lake Michigan. I wondered where...