when love interrupts

when love interrupts

It’s after 11:30PM when I finally fall into bed. I hadn’t intended on staying up that late but there’s work to be done and so, it just happened that way. It’s seems like it’s only minutes later, when I hear her calling out to me in the...
on autism and painting the garage with mustard

on autism and painting the garage with mustard

Her voice drifts across the many miles via the telephone and I don’t have to wonder what kind of day she has had. “It’s one of those days,” she says, “where she does whatever she can think to do.” She sighs wearily, then laughs. “You won’t believe the very last thing...
giving to God

giving to God

The average self-proclaimedly active Christian gives about 2% of their income to the church. If all self-proclaimedly active Christians gave merely an average of 5%, there would be $133 billion more to do the work of the gospel. As I read this on a friend’s...
open door policy

open door policy

We walk through the open door and I can’t help but think how much I love this place. We’ve been searching so long for community like this. People who truly care for us. Who care for everyone who walks through that door. We leave the door open during...
how to love the ones who don’t love you

how to love the ones who don’t love you

It’s 105 and she’s out on the swing in the carport. I see her, swinging back and forth, with her dark glasses in place. The motion helps the Alzheimer’s patient much like the rocking helps the Autistic child. As I watch, I am struck by how tragic it all is. You learn...