We Will All Be Changed

The “Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues” Wii Game. This is my son’s current obsession. My son always has an obsession. He has Asperger’s Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism. Something about the way his brain is wired causes him to fixate on a certain subject or object continually. It is literally all he […]

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The Source Of Our Consolation

“Who can look abroad at public affairs all over the globe, and avoid the impression that this old, bankrupt world needs a new order of things? The cement seems to have fallen out of the walls of human society. On all sides we hear of restlessness, anarchy, lawlessness, envy, jealousy, distrust, suspicion, and discontent. The […]

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My Life In Books, Vol. 3

Welcome to the third and final installment of “Top Ten Most Influential Books” in my life. If you’re just joining me, you can catch up by reading Volume 1 and Volume 2 first. The list continues with… 7. In The Name of Jesus by Henri Nouwen Highly-educated Catholic priest Nouwen shares “Reflections on Christian Leadership”: […]

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Mother’s Day Meditation

I met my firstborn son on the second day of his life. The woman who carried him in her womb for nine months gave birth on May 19, 2002. As part of our adoption plan, she graciously allowed my husband and me to visit him in the hospital the following day. After waiting in the […]

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