Growing Weary from the Same-ness of Special-Needs Parenting

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Some days I grow weary from the same-ness.

From teaching the same lessons.  From working on the same goals. From hearing the same mistakes.

Every day feels the same. Like Habakkuk, I want to cry out “O Lord, how long … ?”  (1:2). 

My son is six-years-old and I’m still changing his diapers, still lining up trains, still watching Blue’s Clues every evening after dinner. In most ways, he’s just like he was three years ago when we got his autism diagnosis. I often think, “How long?”

But then God answers me as He answered Habakkuk: look and see, wonder and be astounded. “For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe if told” (2:5).

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