Monthly Archives: July 2016
Have you ever wondered just what it would be like to raise an autistic child? How about two? How would you measure your faith if it were tested daily? I have been reading a book about two parents that gave birth to two wonderful children who ended up being autistic. The parents, Andrew and Rachel share insightful details of how they have learned in the day to day to keep their eyes focused on the Lord and continue to praise Him in the rain. So many things I took for granted until I saw just how blessed I am. My daughter was learning disabled and it was a labor of love to raise her. I knew that others didn’t have the same cross to bear as I did, but I recognized that there were many others whose walk was much more difficult than mine. I learned over and over just how much grace and mercy God doles out on a daily basis. Andrew and Rachel have bared their hearts in this book. Sharing how many different ways they used their experiences with their two children, even in the midst of trials, to bring home a message not only of salvation, but of continued devotion to their relationship with Christ. I felt the love of God reaching through the pages to touch my heart. I love that they never once said “Look at me. Aren’t I a great person for telling you my story!” Their attitude was one of humility, giving all credit to God for all the ways He provided for them. I would recommend this to anyone to read. It’s not just for parents of autistic children. I think the message is one that we all could stand to hear.
I received a copy of The Life We Never Expected by Andrew and Rachel Wilson for free from FlyBy Promotions in exchange for giving an unbiased review. FlyBy Promotions has graciously offered a second copy to be given away to one of my readers. Please click on the rafflecopter below and come back daily for extra entries.
Runs 7-10 through 7-17
We love to entertain outdoors and we are total music lovers. I live in the Northwest and it’s not always sunny and warm here. But we don’t let the weather dictate what we do. So the Waterproof Outdoor Speaker from Victsing is perfect for our yard. It has a rugged outer shell that will take abuse and keep going. It’s waterproof so we don’t have to run for cover if it showers while we’re playing or working outside. The sound is phenomenal! It’s got 2 subwoofer drivers so it really pumps out the bass without distortion. And the music comes through crisp and clear. I love being able to walk away from the speaker and still hear good stereo sound! It says it’s good for up to 33 feet, but I measured mine at 60 and it was still going strong! And I can use my Ipad or smart phone easily by hooking it up to the Bluetooth. It will even work with a device that doesn’t have Bluetooth by using the auxiliary cable. It plays at 70% level for 15 hours and takes about 8 hours to fully charge.I did a video which you can find on Youtube here: https://youtu.be/DuGblS2P7g8 – feel free to stop by and check it out.
I received this product for a reduced price in exchange for an unbiased review.