Will you be angry for ever? — Psalm 79:5

Psalm 79 — Psalms of Asaph This psalm, attributed to Asaph is clearly not by the worship leader from the reigns of Kings David and Solomon, the events are too late. Unlike previous psalms with Asaph's name this does mentioned the Temple and Jerusalem in ruins. The destruction of the Temple when Judah was taking …

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I resolve to be more awkward than ever in 2021

There are things you just can't change Many New Year's resolutions are negative, You hate yourself for being overweight so you resolve to lose weight or join a gym. Thanks to Katherine May for this, So instead of focusing on something about myself I feel bad about, and will feel bad if I do not …

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You’ll always find me in the kitchen at parties

Party etiquette Photo by Eugen Buzuk on Pexels.com Parties are difficult. You will always find me on the edge of things. First there's the introvert/extrovert question. The extroverts wanting to he the heart of the party, the introverts having a quiet chat in the corner. Which is fine until the extrovert abuse happens. When an …

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Return to humility – Psalm 131

As content as a child Psalm 131 A song of ascents. Of David. 1 My heart is not proud, Lord,    my eyes are not haughty;I do not concern myself with great matters    or things too wonderful for me.2 But I have calmed and quietened myself,    I am like a weaned child with its mother;    like a weaned child I am content. 3 Israel, …

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‘They are making people worse’: The scandal of imprisoning patients with autism

This: From i newspaper 12th July 2020 on how auristc young adults are being mistreared in the UK. Ryan was 17 when he entered the mental health system - now 31, he is in solitary confinement in a forensic hospital, held along violent criminals Source: 'They are making people worse': The scandal of imprisoning patients …

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Disney Princess theology — Psalm 125

Life is a roller-coaster White Christianity suffers from a bad case of Disney Princess theology. As each individual reads Scripture they see themselves as the princess in every story. They are Esther, never Xerxes or Haman. They are Peter, but never Judas. They are the woman anointing Jesus, never the Pharisees. They are the Jews …

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Worship and Being Autistic

I loved this.

It’s about Easter, but relevant to being autistic in church all year round,

Musings of An AfterThought

Wow-Yesterday was Easter. Until this year, arguably one of the most heavily packed church seasons. A day that typically, any autistic would be super nervous about since 1) there is an overload of sensory stimulants from increased volume of people, food (honestly things that smell horrible) and energies; 2) it is hard to read people on what their doing because it is a holiday and neurotypical people like to communicate differently on these type of days and 3) did I mention the sensory stuff? Did I? OK-just checking.

As my previous blog discussed, my son colored in my Bible. And part of our discussion came up about what we worship. We determined that while the Bible is sacred and holy, we do not worship it, the paper that it is on or the people who wrote it. We are called to worship God. And it got me thinking– what would…

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