Broken with Crowns
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Broken with Crowns

The other day I was driving and a song came on “Broken Things” by Matthew West.  The chorus of the song is: Oh but I heard a whisper, As Heaven bent down Said, “Child, don’t you know that the first will be last and the last get a crown. Now I’m just a beggar in...

It’s More Ups Than Downs
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It’s More Ups Than Downs

Seventeen years ago, when my son Ryan was born with Down syndrome, it came as a complete surprise.  We knew we were having a boy and I had been dreaming of his future for the last 9 months. Maybe he would be a star soccer player for his high school, tall and handsome, with so...