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3 Ways To Focus On How Our Children Are Fearfully and Wonderfully

3 Ways To Focus On How Our Children Are Fearfully and Wonderfully

We love our children fiercely. We would do anything to care for them and provide for all their additional needs. Though our children can feel like our whole world, there are also times it is easy to wish things were different for them. Written by Jenn Soehnlin

A Mentor During Hard Times

A Mentor During Hard Times

Have you ever had those “ah ha” moments? Sometimes they are that one piece that helps everything else fit together and sometimes they are so obvious that you don’t know why you didn’t think of it before. Written by Jonathan McGuire

Reframing Life

Reframing Life

In this snippet from the Hope Anew Disability Podcast, Colleen Swindoll Thompson shares how our lives can resemble a HGTV Home Remodeling Show.

Check out the entire interview on September 2nd!

Angels or One-To-One Aides

Angels or One-To-One Aides

One of the great things about the summer for our kids is the opportunity to attend a camp, whether it is an overnight go-away camp or just a local day camp through a church or private organization. Written by John Felageller

To The Mom Who Is Broken

To The Mom Who Is Broken

Sarah couldn’t sleep all night. I heard her come into the bedroom and could see the hint of sunlight coming in from behind our curtains, when I finally heard the gentle rhythm of her breath indicating she was asleep. She was no longer staying awake at night because she was with a child who needed her. She was awake because of her own health struggles. It was going to be another rough day. Written by Jonathan McGuire

Healthy Rhythms Part 2: Relationships

Healthy Rhythms Part 2: Relationships

I didn’t understand how much becoming a parent would change my relationships. And being a parent to a child with special needs impacts that even more greatly. I don’t even just mean earthly relationships but my connection with God too. Written by Laurisa Ballew

Lets Journey Together, The Hope Anew Disability Podcast

Lets Journey Together, The Hope Anew Disability Podcast

Where are you at in this journey in disability and special needs? Are you the parent who is still searching for answers and trying to wrap your mind around this new diagnosis that has been given to your child? Maybe your overwhelmed with the day to day, the doctor appointments, the emotions that you are struggling with and the pain that you see your child in… Written by Jonathan McGuire

YOU ARE INVITED

YOU ARE INVITED

This morning I started a new devotional that was put out by Wycliffe Bible Translators. In the devotional, the author depicts a banquet scene. In this scene there is a long table, name cards at each spot. The silverware is polished and the candles are flickering…Written by Jonathan McGuire

Feeling Isolated in the Midst of Gatherings

Feeling Isolated in the Midst of Gatherings

The season of holiday get-togethers was upon us.  Church carry-ins, family potlucks, and work dinners began filling up the calendar. With it, our level of anxiety went up as we began thinking about what preparations we would need to make so we could be at each of these events.