by Natasha Botkin
A divine honor was bestowed upon me, and you may inquire as to why I say this. Both of my boys are on the Autism Spectrum. I have always felt that God decided that I was special enough to be chosen not once, but twice to love, guide and honor these dear sweet souls.
Mothers know joy as their children learn how walk, talk, but I did not have that opportunity as some nuerotypical individuals. I was told that my oldest would barely walk, let alone run; and my youngest would probably remain with limited verbal expression. The pure joy of watching, cheering my oldest son on as he crossed the finish line at his first track meet was one of the most exhilarating moments. He not only ran, but finished the race, first the 1 mile and then the 2 mile. Or the moment, I heard from my youngest son’s teacher, he got in trouble in class today for talking to much- me smiling, shaking my head and internally screaming, YEAH! These are easy joys for most parents; for me it was cheering from the mountain top!!
So, I invite you to cultivate joy in the midst of everyday living. My friend, Linda Joy is releasing a much-anticipated new book, Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul: Cultivating Joy, and you can grab your copy today at www.CultivatingJoyBook.com and this also opens up a way to also receive over 50 transformational gifts.
Much Love, Much Light and Magical Blessings,