This Is the Hope of Christmas

This Is the Hope of Christmas

This Is the Hope of Christmas I almost talked myself out of writing a December column this year, and for good reason. I didn’t have the heart to write about the joy of Christmas after first receiving a message that my husband’s stepmom, who had been in hospice for a...
Something Useful for Christmas

Something Useful for Christmas

Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. ~ Kin Hubbard Do you like what you see at DifferentDream.com? You can receive more great content by subscribing to the quarterly Different Dream newsletter and signing up for the daily...
Children Close their Ears to Advice

Children Close their Ears to Advice

Children close their ears to advice, but open their eyes to examples. ~ Unknown Do you like what you see at DifferentDream.com? You can receive more great content by subscribing to the quarterly Different Dream newsletter and signing up for the daily RSS feed...
I Want to Come Home

I Want to Come Home

My longing to come home intensifies each time my body fails me, when loved ones die, and upon hearing of another child receiving a different special needs diagnosis. One day when the longing was especially strong, I tried to explain the source of my growing desire to...