September 26, 2019

Trust is something hard to put your finger on. Sometimes I don’t want to think about where or why it gets lost. I just know it can be hard to grow back once you believe it’s been violated.

Why is it so hard to trust God through loss, disappointment, trials, and sufferin...

August 30, 2019

Thoughts are powerful. I have heard they can bring life as well as death. I struggle with negative thoughts like does God really love me? My thoughts tell me God is mean to make me non-verbal, or I will never live a normal life like everyone else. Doubts turn to fears...

May 20, 2019

Jacob’s May 2019 Blog

"Friday is my favorite day, because I know how much I want to go to
church on Sunday. It means I have another day of good anticipation. I
live so much in my mind that it is more fun for me to anticipate than to
actually do.
Can you imagine not be...

February 5, 2019

February is here, so I’m super late but wishing everyone a Happy New Year from Jacob.
I am Jacob’s mom and covering for Jacob as 2019 has started out as a deep struggle for him. Having the complicated medical, sensory, emotional, mental. Intellectual, and spiritual nee...

December 13, 2018

"What do I say about Christmas?
I have to start with a promised Messiah. A very special King
born to save His people.
Where would you expect to find this promised Messiah? Today
you might find him in a shelter, held by young, homeless
parents on the move. We might be t...

April 19, 2018

I think inclusion is the most important thing we can do to unite a community together. It is a goal of the Autism Awareness Festival to help families and individuals with disabilities to feel they are a vital, needed part of the community. It can bring lonely, isolated...