I’m searching for a real love…
Patience is one of those things I used to pray for.
My journey along the autism spectrum definitely tried my patience.
That first diagnosis of pervasive non-developmental disorder exacerbated my lack of patience. When my two-year-old wasn’t developing quite as he should, the psychiatrist’s verdict was wait and see.
Wait and see!?
I didn’t handle that very well.
My compulsion and desperation to “fix” things left me frustrated and anxious.
Trying to juggle our autism purgatory in the midst of everything else going on at the time stripped me of what little patience I did have.
I loved my family, yet my ever growing impatience shortchanged my efforts to show the love choked inside of me.
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” I Corinthians 13:4 NIV
I envied those who didn’t have my particular menagerie…
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