Beatitudes for Special-Needs Families: “Mommy Life”

jesseToday I came across this wonderful post from Barbara at “Mommy Life,” which reads in part . . .

Blessed are you when you assure us,
That the one thing that makes us individuals
Is not in our peculiar muscles,
Nor in our wounded nervous systems,
Nor in our difficulties in learning,
Nor any exterior difference.
But is in our inner, personal, individual self
Which no infirmity can diminish or erase.

Head on over and read the whole thing — you’ll be glad you did! 

Picture Credit: Barbara’s son Jesse. Thanks, Barbara, for sharing your world with us!

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About hsaxton

Heidi Hess Saxton is an adoptive parent of two children, and converted to Catholicism in 1994. She is adoptive parent columnist at CatholicMom.com and CatholicExchange.com. She also writes for the Parenting Channel at AnnArbor.com. In her spare time, she is finishing up her Master's thesis at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.

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