To continue the series for Autism Awareness Month, this is a guest post by my dad that was originally written as a devotional. He truly captured the blessings and sanctifying work Christ has done in my family as we have embraced Richelle and her story. Written April 30th, 2007 by Richard E. Buckner Sometimes Christ visits … Continue reading Faith’s Story: When Your Child is Autistic
Happy Autism Awareness Month! This post is a small exhibit displaying some of my younger sister's art. She loves pottery and I see these art pieces as a little glimpse into her unique imagination. Enjoy! Artwork by Richelle Faith Buckner About the Artist Richelle Faith Buckner is a 20 year-old woman diagnosed with autism. She … Continue reading Faith’s Creative Hands
April is National Autism Awareness month. I will be posting a series of pieces this month dedicated to my lovely little sister. Autism is very diverse. It is expressed differently as each individual is unique. I wrote this poem 10 years ago (I was 13 years old and my sister was 10 years old) to … Continue reading Faith in Her World
I was recently featured in The Community blog! Here is the link to my blog post about discipleship relationships: 3 Ways to Transform Your Relationships Through Discipleship
This is the eulogy I wrote for my mom to read at my Granddaddy's funeral in the Philippines: When recalling memories of Pastor Mateo, many of you may imagine him behind pulpits, planting churches, and occupying high positions in the Church. To be honest, I never really got to know Pastor Mateo. When I recall … Continue reading Planting Churches and Vegetables
Day 10 Read today’s scripture (all of it): Fallen Work—Genesis 3:17-19, Ecclesiastes 2:18-26, Romans 8:19-23 Redeemed Work—Ecclesiastes 9:9-10a, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:23, Philippians 2:12-16 Record what stood out to you. Reflect, pray, and meditate on how it applies to your life. Respond in your art journal to press the Word into your heart. She Reads Truth Link-> Day 10: Fallen and Redeemed Work … Continue reading Our Labor for Christ.
Same content! Different name! So I was experimenting with my domain...and my experimenting went wrong. I changed it, but did not realize that all of my shared posts and links that were emailed out would not change with it. Since they didn't change, once you click on the original links from "charissagracehowes.wordpress.com"...it will not redirect … Continue reading Just a heads up! I changed my site address.
Day 9 Read today’s scripture (all of it): Affliction: Mark 2:17, Mark 1:40-42, 2 Corinthians 12:5-10, Psalm 34:19 Healing: Psalm 147:3, Matthew 14:14, 1 Peter 2:24, 2 Corinthians 4:7-18 Record what stood out to you. Reflect, pray, and meditate on how it applies to your life. Respond in your art journal to press the Word into your heart. She Reads Truth Link-> Day 9: Affliction and Healing … Continue reading Broken Jars of Clay.
Day 8 Read today’s scripture (all of it): Weeping —Psalm 22:24, John 11:28-44, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, Matthew 11:28 Rejoicing—Romans 12:12-15, Hebrews 10:24-25, 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 Record what stood out to you. Reflect, pray, and meditate on how it applies to your life. Respond in your art journal to press the Word into your heart. She Reads Truth Link-> Day 8: Weeping and Rejoicing with … Continue reading Perfect Empathy.
Day 7 Hide His words in your heart. Commit to memorizing John 16:20 for today. I have found that art journaling has been actually helping with my memorization. She Reads Truth Link: Weekly Truth Do you want to jump in on this? Intro: Mourning & Dancing Challenge Day 1: A Time to Mourn & a … Continue reading “Your sorrow will turn to joy.”