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February 22, 2011



smiles. i work withan autistic boy...and some days i feel the same...but i just keep telling him how special he is...this touched a place deep in me thank you...


What a heartfelt write Julie..I have a niece in this spectrum also and it has been hard on her parents too....this is wonderful poem filled emotion...bkm


You and your son have touched my heart and I will remember.


Dear Julie
I enjoyed it so much from the beginning itself... your words caught me with its imagery..

'Yesterday we sliced a moment of
Space for his hand
to slip into mine'

...and then the verse took over.. I could feel it all the way till the end...

ॐ नमः शिवाय
Om Namah Shivaya
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his sole project
his soul project...that did it for me

our greatest gifts can burden us
we are rewarded for our efforts

Peace, hp

Eric 'Bubba' Alder

This is a wonderful piece, so heart-felt and honest. Just beautiful, Julie!


Julie, I admire you and the love and care you give your son. Autism is such a bewildering syndrome and I do believe these special children are given to us to grow in our own spirits. As a nurse I've studied about but never cared for autistic children...worked more at the other end of the life cycle with many persons with dementia. And learned so much. Still more to learn. God bless you and your family.


This was not just a moving piece, Julie.. it was a piece straight out of your heart...
And it touched mine too..

You have a pearl in the oyster..and how well can I see you treasuring it!
Lots of hugs to you, my friend..

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