30 years of the World Wide Web! Thank you Sir Tim!

The World Wide Web turns 30 today. Thanks to the connectivity of this amazing creation, people can be anywhere, anytime without leaving their bedroom or getting out of their pajamas. What this means is if your environment has placed limitations on you through poverty of finances or mindset, then you Continue Reading

Finding a community of love and acceptance

Author’s note: Our sympathies to the L’Arche International communities who are mourning the loss of their founder today (May 7, 2019). Click here for a full obituary in the Washington Post. As a writer and a counselor, I’ve encountered thousands of people. Only a few, though, have invited me to Continue Reading

Lady Gaga and taking care of your vision

The first person with blindness I ever met was Pat, my mother’s high school friend. She had Type II Diabetes and the illness had taken her vision. I learned from Pat how to pour a drink without it spilling over by keeping my clean finger at the rim. Because of Continue Reading

Your diagram for creative living through suffering

An agreement with the concept that God allows suffering or somehow meters it out through the fine science and art of not “giving us more than we can bear” is a cruel, malevolent description of God’s role.

My Special Needs Child: Advocating, Parenting, and Finding Strength

I’ve been working on my latest project: An e-book with resources to help you with your special needs child or other family member or friend. It’s almost ready to be released. But I don’t want you to wait on me before you obtain the help you need for a family Continue Reading

Letting go of the past creates a future for others

I’ve packed up  Howard Jones, Steve Winwood, Nanci Griffith, and Clint Black in the coffin of a cardboard box. And when the box arrives in Washington state, it will be opened and then their guts will be yanked out. Their insides will be respectfully and consciously disposed of but their Continue Reading

My Special Needs Child

Coming soon! An E-Book for Caregivers with Special Needs Children Learn to ADVOCATE, PARENT, AND BUILD STRENGTH in raising your child with special needs Find your peace of mind as you learn what supports you need in place to guarantee a life of emotional, financial, and physical security for  you Continue Reading

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