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All it takes . . .

Ever have one of those days? One of those weeks? Months? Years? You simply do not know where you are going to get the strength to take one more step forward! The questions, answers, and everything else is so overwhelming, suffocating in fact, and there seems to be no end in sight . . .… Continue reading All it takes . . .

Acceptance · Down Syndrome · Parents · Personality · Perspective

My Life is Worth Living

"Frank Stephens, a young man living with Down Syndrome, gives a powerful speech on his life experience and the importance of people living with Down Syndrome in science and research" (Reflect, YouTube, 2017). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQJEoRhkapw For anyone who believes people with Down Syndrome are people with viable lives, lives worth living, listen to this gentleman's proclamation.… Continue reading My Life is Worth Living

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Blessed with Purity

Pure! Unadulterated, true, sincere, genuine, real, authentic, wholesome, natural, without false pretense or fabrication. Not necessarily perfect, simply beautiful in form. Hearts rendered pure are Blessed for  will see the Kingdom of God (Matthew 5:8). I don't know about other parents' perspectives, I can only attest and witness to what I see, experience, and hear.… Continue reading Blessed with Purity

Acceptance · Down Syndrome · Learning · Parents · Personality · Perspective

Acceptance

Acceptance. A perception of being a part of something, as in taken in, wanted, and/or desired in company, belonging, or gathered with the whole. Simple and paradoxically complex. I've not talked with, observed, or heard of anyone who did not want to be accepted. Of course there are places, people, and things we want no… Continue reading Acceptance

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Watch “Hawk Nelson – Live Like You’re Loved (Official Lyric Video)” on YouTube

How many of us truly know how to live like we're Loved?  Who can we look to in today's world, which seemingly is so riddled with hate, violence, and bitterness, to see what Love, unconditional consideration for the well-being of others and unadulterated worship of our Creator is our purpose and His Will for us all?