15! Our boy is 15 years old today! It doesn't seem like this is possible.
I am stubborn! And, my wife is right…again! (I wonder how many times, throughout history, husbands have made this statement.) For years, my wife has been telling me she is not convinced our son has autism, despite being diagnosed with it and displaying autistic characteristics. I’ve heard her say this and on some level,... Continue Reading →
I just returned home from church where my soul was renewed and refreshed. Not because of the worship music or pastor’s sermon, in fact, my wife and I rarely have the chance to attend service with the rest of our church’s congregation. We volunteer as leaders for a small group for adults with special needs... Continue Reading →
Several weeks ago, just a few days before Christmas, my son and I shared one of the most bittersweet moments of my life. Every night I have the privilege of putting him to bed. We have established a routine that is fun and helps him relax for the night. This night was no different than... Continue Reading →
I believe all people are created in the image of God and because of this, every human being has the potential to become successful. It is up to each of us to decide whether we will strive to reach our potential or whether we will be satisfied with mediocrity. It is important that I define... Continue Reading →
October 8th is a special day for me, because it is my father's birthday. He would have turned 73 years old today had he not passed away due to cancer seven years ago. He was, and still is, the greatest man I have ever known! As a way of honoring my dad on his birthday,... Continue Reading →
These three little words are the most bittersweet words I hear on a regular basis. A few times a week my son wraps his arms around me, pulls me into his ear closely, and says… “STAY DADDY, STAY!” His words are sincere. His hug is strong and real. His desire for me to stay home... Continue Reading →
George Bailey, the main character in the movie It’s A Wonderful Life, is given a tremendous gift from his guardian angel, Clarence. If you recall, George contemplates jumping off a bridge one night but Clarence jumps off instead because he knows George will jump in and rescue him. In their back and forth afterwards, George... Continue Reading →