Posts tagged autism
Choose Compassion

Compassion is knowing our darkness well enough that we can sit in the dark with others. It is never a relationship between the wounded and the healed; it is a relationship between equals. –Pema Chodron

Compassion is about “we’re in this together,” where judgment is about keeping track of differences, sizing up people and situations, keeping score, and taking sides. Judgment divides. Compassion unites. Be courageous - choose compassion.

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Anything is Possible

I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. Over Spring break our family went on a road trip to Southern California to visit various universities. I can’t believe it; my oldest child, John, is finishing his junior year and will be applying to college in the fall. How did this happen? How did we get here so fast? Well, it’s actually been an amazingly long adventure with lots twists and turns. You see John has autism. 

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