No Stranger to Brokenness: a guest post for Gillian Marchenko

I’m so pleased and thankful to be guest posting at Gillian Marchenko’s blog today. I’m also thankful to have met Gillian (through our mutual friend, Shannon Dingle.) I love Gillian’s honesty and humor, as well as her heart-felt passion for families affected by disabilities. You’ll love her, too! Be sure you click through her blog and stay awhile; she has so much to share and teach.

Here’s what I shared over at Gillian’s site…

No Stranger to Brokenness

I glanced out my home office window, and saw my 12 year-old.

Her snow hat was askew and her back was hunched under the weight of her backpack, filled to overflowing with binders and books. I noticed that she was clutching a package with both arms, cradling it protectively. On her face, a look of panic and distress belied her purposeful, quick gait.

I opened the door and, seeing the unshed tears in her eyes, knew that something had gone horribly wrong.

She began to sob, still clutching the precious package….

Please click here for the rest of the story.


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