Autism Podcast: Autism Education and the Church (Part 3)

This is the last installment of my recent interview.  The podcast is a 3 part series on Autism. The 3rd episode, called Autism Education and the Church is now available on itunes. I was interviewed by my good friend Joy Anisa, who lives in NC and is a wonderful speaker and author. If you don’t…

Running Away From Home: Post-it Note #113

Sometimes things can get a little hairy at my house.  Loud.  Messy.  Hectic.  That’s kind of the norm for me.  My 5 kiddos mixed with just living life and there are days when I really recognize how inadequate I am for the tasks on my plate.  Every once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed,…

The Long Look…Post-it Note #46

I once ran a half-marathon and managed pretty well until mile 10 when the jarring pain caused me to pray for the rapture…..NOW!  I knew I had to finish even through the pain, so I kept thinking about the ice-pack and ibuprofen waiting at the end.  Sometimes you just have to take a long look…

Collard greens, Black eyed peas and a clean slate…Post-it Note #39

In the Deep South we have a tradition on New Year’s Day.  For lunch or dinner it is customary to eat black-eyed peas and collard greens.  My grandmother said that the black-eyed peas represented coins and the collard greens represented money, and she cooked them every January 1st.  I always told her to eat some…

Post-it Note #27: Hope for America?

I was at a conference this week that was highlighting our political situation in America.  The truth of the matter is that our liberties are being stripped away one by one.  I sat there with my jaw dropping, my eyes brimming with tears and my heart breaking at how much we have lost as a…

Post-it Note #13: What’s Really Important?

Sunday mornings are kind of tough around here.  It’s hectic.  This past weekend was no different.  There were the clothes to iron and the 5 kids to feed and get dressed.  Squabbles to break up and constant reminding that it’s time to brush their teeth.  Looking for shoes for daughter #3 for the umpteeth time….