My spirits have been low lately. Maybe it’s the weather. Maybe it’s because I don’t sleep soundly. Maybe it’s because the kids have been sick. Maybe it’s because six months ago I found out my son is very broken. Most likely it’s because I’ve taken my eyes off God and become completely overwhelmed by my circumstances. Yet there is hope. I find it when I look for what God is doing through this boy. He’s teaching us how to love – totally, completely, unconditionally.
I love this picture.
It helps me envision N walking one day.
I love this video.
It brings me joy when he, albeit hesitantly, expresses joy.
That pretty much sums up his personality to me – easily overwhelmed yet longing to be responsive.
Oh, and we’ve upped the dose of Neurontin and he’s smiling again! Good things are happening just in time for Thanksgiving.
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