Affirming the Everyday Cross–Guest blogging


I’m officially a guest blogger. 🙂 Today I’m sending you over to, where Monique posted my reflection, Affirming the Everyday Cross:

“If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.”
–Max Ehrmann, “Desiderata

It never fails. A sister, a friend, an acquaintance, will be in the middle of sharing her frustrations with me when she remembers that my daughter has Down syndrome. And abruptly, she cuts herself off. “But of course, I shouldn’t complain. It’s nothing like what you have to deal with.”

This happens so often that I have a standard response:…

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