Linda G. Howard is the best-selling and award-winning author of four books, including MOTHERS ARE PEOPLE, TOO and THE SECRET LIFE OF A HOUSEWIFE. Currently, she serves as area director of The Special Gathering, a ministry within the mentally challenged community. Additionally, she is the co-publisher and editor of CONNECTING POINT, the ministry newsletter. Her husband is a retired aerospace technologist who worked for NASA. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Working and living within the intellectually disabled community, I found that there are many common bits of misinformation and urban legends that haunt our population. These distortions diminish all of us. Here are a few of the most common misunderstandings. […]
In case we forget The Bible will still have all the answers in the middle of our joys and sorrows. Prayer will still be the most powerful thing on earth. The Holy Spirit will still move in the hearts and […]
The date is March 11, 2011. As I sit around the dining room table with my family who is visiting their ailing father, I’m hurriedly writing my daily blog. My granddaughter is playing an on-line video game. My daughter, Carol […]
Each new generation learns valuable lessons that may be missed by a preceding group of people. I love rereading my favorite books. Yet, I came from a tradition in which you watched a movie or television show only once. You […]