Shattered: Praying with PTSD

You’ve read about my experiences praying with PTSD in other posts, such as “The Discipline of Weeping” and “Return to…

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A Little Bit of God

“We don’t know if she’ll understand you, but she can hear you even though she’s sedated.” I stood at my…

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Mercy Cleanings

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Antiochian Village to attend the Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat. On the first morning,…

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The Discipline of Weeping

I wrote those words over 20 years ago when I began to reflect on the way Christ came to me…

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Autistic Brain Owner’s Manual 4: Growth Spurts are Good Things

“Well, of course growth spurts are good things,” you might say, if you don’t know what they look or feel…

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Autistic Brain Owner’s Manual Lesson 3: The Early Nerve Gets the Attention

Our brains starting at the brainstem work from the inside out. There are some types of experience that we process…

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Patron Saints of Autism

For those of us who ask the help of saints in our daily lives, one of the first questions that…

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