It all started with a “not-so-tiny baby” introducing himself to the world at a hefty 10 pounds, 10 ounces. Born with autism, and other developmental delays, this family has witnessed the joys as well as disappointments that such a diagnosis can bring. I can almost take you through a panoramic view of years that began from age one through the twelfth year we celebrate now. Each year of birthday parties and Christmas gifts taking on a different form— a different miracle.
Prepping for Christmas this year meant calling the Honey Baked Ham store and reserving our succulent selection for Christmas dinner. The woman on the phone gave us our reservation number and eagerly informed us that our meal would be ready on the day requested. All of my family loves the flavorful ham that they produce.
This morning we headed out to pick up our reserved items from the local Honey Baked Ham store. Upon entering the parking lot we were shocked
At its breezy and somewhat dreary entrance this year, my mind goes back to the arrival of winter last year, right on time, just as usual, but with a bitter cold wind that blew all through my heart and seemed as if it had tentacles that could reach every crevice of my mind and spirit.
Disappointing tragedies in life have a way of making the atmosphere cold, where it can only be warmed by the love of family and the closest of friends along with a fire ignited in our spirits by a sovereign
Recently the American Atheists posted a billboard in Times Square.
Their claim, stated below is that most Christians feel compelled to call themselves Christians in order to celebrate Christmas.
"We know that a large population of Christians are actually atheists who feel trapped in their family's religion," David Silverman, President of American Atheists, said of the billboard. "If you know God is a myth, you do not
I headed for the nearest mall door to get out of the icy night. What a time to be out! I was going after something I had seen here last week, you know, a last minute gift, and you also know as well as I do it is most likely already gone.
In my rush, I brushed too near a little boy, and sent him tumbling to the floor. He bounced a couple of times then quickly checked the contents of the bag he was carrying; all appeared to be ok. He gave me
Updated 12-09-2012 at 07:32 PM by RheaB