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What I learned about myself, life and God from my child on the Autistic Spectrum: Part 4

This is my final installment on this for the time being. There are certainly more things I have learned but for now this is enough to say. 8.  Familial Image of God, this comes more from the experience of being … Continue reading

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What I learned about myself, life and God from my son on the Autistic Spectrum: Part 3

5. We often value people for very superficial reasons part 1: There are a whole set of criteria that people are judged by constantly by those around them including, but not limited to: physical appearance and dress, weight, proportions, muscle … Continue reading

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What I learned about myself, life and God from my son on the autistic spectrum: Part 2

This is part 2 of a reflection in honor of Autism awareness month. 3. We live in an incredibly complex world and human communication is even more complex. Because of what I do, as a pastor, I am constantly interacting … Continue reading

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What I learned about myself, life and God from my son on the autistic spectrum: Part 1

I remember vividly standing in the backyard of the parsonage in Blanchardville, Wisconsin the day we finally received my son’s diagnosis of PDD-NOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified) and yelling at God, “What more do you want from me, I’ve … Continue reading

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