Posted in December 2012

what it was

* “The highest form of human intelligence is to observe yourself without judgement.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti I act like sh*t don’t phase me, inside it drives me crazy, my insecurities could eat me alive. ~ Eminem ~ The girls have just gone to bed. I’ve got twenty more minutes in me if I’m lucky, but … Continue reading

the ones in the lab coats

~ Autism is a pervasive development disorder (PDD), a group of illnesses that involve delays in the development of many basic skills, most notably the abilities to socialize or form relationships with others, to effectively communicate, and to use the imagination (including fantasy play). Children with autism and related disorders often are confused in their … Continue reading

typical

* Last night, I wrote this .. 983 of you liked it and a whole lot of you left comments on it. One of my favorites was this one … Those incredible moments of true clarity. When you’re not sure who’s teaching whom. I’m lucky enough to be a 40-something single dad with a four-year old … Continue reading

the star

  “When the day of the nativity was passed, the Star ascended up into the firmament, and it had right many long streaks and beams, more burning and brighter than a brand of fire; and as an eagle flying and beating the air with his wings, right so the streaks and beams of the Star … Continue reading

faith in us

~ It all started when I saw THIS on a friend’s Facebook wall. I clicked on the link and read. Ann Curry is calling on people all over the world to do 26 random acts of kindness for each of the people killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School. Here’s some inspiration from people who have … Continue reading

a invite-a-shun

* Yours truly, 1981 ~ The other day, my daughter asked me to brush her hair. I know that sentence looks like it could be any other. Trust me, it’s not. Luau brushes Brooke’s hair. She comes to me for clothes, she goes to Daddy for hair. I’ve asked to do it for her. “No, … Continue reading

safe

  . I know the text is a little small. In case you can’t see it, this is what it says —  “To my friends who feel guilty for shutting down the news, turning off the Internet and spending time with their loved ones – To those who think that they need to immerse themselves … Continue reading

where was God?

~ The flashing cursor taunts me this morning. The blank page looms larger than life. What can I possibly say that hasn’t already been said? How can I make sense of the senseless? I can’t. I search for God in the void. I can’t find Him. I try to answer my daughter’s – my own … Continue reading