Remember Your Example
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Remember Your Example

I have this vivid memory that comes to my mind every so often. I’m about twelve years old, sitting in church, a few rows behind an older couple with a young man sitting between them. He made gestures and noises to them during the service and they would respond. They were in service nearly every...

Becca’s Birthday at Dutton Farm
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Becca’s Birthday at Dutton Farm

So Becca turns 44 this month. Was there ever a time when I wasn’t a caregiver? I remember there were times after she was born that my mind would wander to the future, trying to picture what this new life would be like. Will it be consumed with doctor appointments, tests, and treatments? Will she...

Dutton Farm and Time with Chik-fil-A
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Dutton Farm and Time with Chik-fil-A

Jenny, Becca and Michelle, with Dutton Farm, had the opportunity to travel to Atlanta for an all-expense-paid trip to receive the True Inspiration Award from Chick-Fil-A.  Michelle took a few moments to capture some of her thoughts on the experience below: It was not just that they took excellent care of us, down to the...

How the House Next Door Became a Mission
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How the House Next Door Became a Mission

Having a child with Down Syndrome, I realized early on that her opportunities would be much more limited than my other typical children. But even I was unprepared for the lack of opportunity she would have as an adult. When she graduated from school there was, literally, nothing of any quality for her to do....