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Our weekend project all started out with Michael saying he wanted to move his shoes from the laundry room to his bedroom.   This one request started a domino effect that resulted in us cleaning his closet, the laundry room and his room.  It also resulted in a huge amount of items donated.

As we did this, there were many items that found a new place in our home or a new purpose and this got me thinking how we all get used to things being a certain way or serving a certain purpose.  We sort of just assume that the way things are,  are the way they will remain, we don’t look to change them or see their other potentials.

Sure initially, I was thinking Read the rest of this entry »

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I watched as Elizabeth worked so hard to tell her brother about her day.

She told him in a few sentences about her day.  And I loved watching her do this. But I could see that she was working pretty hard to get it all out.

And  as I watched this, I started to think about how much work her days are.

All day.

Everyday.

I don’t often let it in, these true feelings of how much work her life is.  If I did, I would literally drop to my knees.  Instead, I have adopted the attitude that we can and will do anything.  That we will try hard. That she is succeeding.  That we push her to try each day.

But on the days that I let it in, like this one.  I just start thinking… Read the rest of this entry »

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