Sometimes There Is Nothing Left To Do But Laugh
Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy. Psalm 126:2
“Whose idea was this?” This is what I ask my husband as our son sits and screams on the bathroom floor.
“Whose idea was what?”
“Parenthood. Which one of us thought that was a great idea?”
We know, we know. We did. God did. God thought we were equipped for this journey, and he blessed us with these headstrong and challenging kids.
But, honestly…we were not standing in line screaming, “Pick me! Pick me!” for one of these battles. Truthfully, I always thought God knew I was not strong or patient enough to handle some of these things parenthood brings, let alone what autism brings with it.
And, finally…I’m not always strong or patient. There are times I really don’t know how to handle it at all.
Strength and dignity are her…
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