Tuesday, March 29, 2011
While You Were Sleeping
While on vacation last week, I found myself staring at my son while he was sleeping. And thinking to myself, as I looked at his long eyelashes, his perfect lips, and his tall body, that nobody would know anything was "different" with him if they saw him like this. It is so easy for a stranger to see him in public and wonder (or sometimes even comment out loud) why he is misbehaving, screaming, or flapping his arms. He doesn't look different physically than other children his age. And the truth is, he is a beautiful child of God and has the right to have friends, attention, and people love him because of who he is, not because of what he has.