MR. KING

On a dreary, gray October afternoon, a light rain bounced off of Gabrielle’s umbrella as she stared at the simple headstone of Ryan King. There was a cross in each corner and centered underneath his name in bold lettering were just three words and two dates. As she studied it, she thought the simplicity of … More MR. KING

WORDS

Words are the products of our thoughts, attitudes, opinions, beliefs, and convictions. That is why the language we use has great power. Fortunately, we always have the choice to speak in either a positive or negative manner. We can be outspoken or cautious. We can be abrasive or comforting. We can be accepting or judgmental, … More WORDS

A DREAM COMES TRUE

As Marshall stood in front of the closet, the sense of loss still filled him with a sadness that seemed overwhelming. He slowly looked down the clothing rack. Hanging at the end, wrapped in clear protective plastic, was the wedding dress that Claire had worn in 1980. She had never looked more beautiful than on … More A DREAM COMES TRUE

A DIAGNOSIS

Every parent can clearly remember the exact moment they received the diagnosis that their child had an intellectual challenge. It is a point that alters your life because nothing will ever be the same. The diagnosis changes everything, for everyone, forever. A person can never go back to the life they had before they were … More A DIAGNOSIS

STEPHEN

We have all had the experience of being asked why we have a particular career, or why we ended up in a certain line of work. Because of the unique nature of my profession, it is a question I am often asked. What follows is the true answer to how I happened to be fortunate enough … More STEPHEN