The day I chose to let them both go!!

Over two years has passed, since our son's name was placed on an urgent wait list for a residential placement. That was in July 2015. It was the day after I had been diagnosed with breast cancer where … [Read more...]

Letting go of a son!!

This has been a huge challenge for my husband and I. It began when our son was diagnosed with autism back in the spring of 1993. From that moment on, both of us knew that one day we'd have to let him … [Read more...]

My Dad’s passing…

It's been 18 days today since Dad took his last breath and departed from his physical life on this planet. On the early morning of July 14th, 2017, the man who I knew as Dad left this world … [Read more...]

Autumn Splendour!!

A poem by Mary Oliver... Song of Autumn... In the deep fall don't you imagine the leaves think how comfortable it will be to touch the earth instead of the nothingness of air and the … [Read more...]

The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower...   Like the lotus flower that is born out of mud, we must honour the darkest parts of ourselves and the most painful of our life's experiences, because they are what … [Read more...]

#WorldAutismAwarenessDay … in the life of a young adult

There are many, many things I could talk about when it comes to living with someone who has autism. As a family we have over 25 years experience. We have a son who was diagnosed with autism / ASD in … [Read more...]

Art and Nature Inspires Healing

"Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity." ~John Ruskin "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." ~Gerard de Nerval In His presence I find … [Read more...]

Nature… News… Now what?

I have been really pleased with how well I have been healing since my surgery last month. This week I met with my surgeon for the pathology results. This took place on Tuesday, almost a month after … [Read more...]