Monday, April 2, 2012

Beautiful Story of Autism and Faith...

Posted in honor of my son with autism, and the faith we share. I originally read this story in April 2007, and have had it saved as a favorite bookmark all these years...

That hot Sunday in July, he seemed a little shocked that I actually showed. We walked together to his usual pew, on the right side, second row from the front—the spot he always takes at our temple. In the first 10 minutes, my brother introduced me to more people than I'd known him to befriend in his whole life. A young man with a kind face, but a body that wouldn't stop fidgeting, turned around and asked, "She your girlfriend?"
"This is my sister," Tim said with a smile I hadn't known existed....
Read the rest at lizgrossman.com

-rg-