Quiet Before the Storm

My friend who is stationed in Japan posted today that even though there seems to be a decrease in activity, there is this feeling as if it is the quiet before the storm. She talked about how her heart aches, how she just wants her old life back. It was then that it hit me… even though I myself have never been through an earthquake, I truly understand what she is going through. I understand her pain, her fear and her desire for everything to be normal. I understand this because in many ways an Earthquake and Autism are the same thing. Perhaps I better explain what I mean. Simply put, earthquakes are the Earth’s natural means of releasing stress. One minute everything is fine, […]