We live in a world with God’s creativity all around us. We see unique beauty in the many things He created. Whether we look to animals, plants or people, we see God’s creative genius everywhere. Regarding people, we see the diversity of God’s handiwork in that 75-80% are neuro-typical — their brains are wired typically — while the other 20-25% are wired differently.
The world often considers these individuals to be disabled in some way. While I certainly understand this perspective, I can’t lose sight of the fact … Read more
How many bipolar adults can be in one family tree? I don’t know. We aren’t going for a record, but this Thanksgiving, we had 3 out of 5 adults bipolar.
It was fun!
Surprised? If you had asked me 10 years ago if this were even possible, I would’ve hemmed and hawed my way through some sort of theological response. We were fractured in every way. I was praying, but my hope was getting dimmer and dimmer….
At the time I write this, about 10 of us have had about 5 years of consistently sweet fun times together. Granted, it … Read more
Jesse has a habit that was either modeled by his big brother, or which sprung ex nihilo from their shared genetic make-up. Each day in front of the t.v. (yes, my children watch t.v. every day; we can argue about this later), Jesse will monotonously chant, “I wanna get that.” There is a commercial for a race track. “I wanna get that.” Next is an ad for a Wii game. “I wanna get that.” There is even a spot for a doll set. So great is this “compulsion” of his, that out he blurts – “I wanna get that!”
Yes, … Read more