A Helping Hand
Some of us have a hard time reaching out for help, accepting help, acknowledging we need any help. The words “stubbornly independent” come to mind.
For a person like my severely autistic son, there would be no life without constant support. We offer him help gladly, and he reaches his hand back in acceptance (most of the time).
As a constantly worrying mom, I am grateful for others who help our son. And for people who support the rest of our family. And for those who push past my stubbornness to lift me up, knowing how moms can get bogged down in worry and never-ending challenges for our special needs family members.
On this Mother’s Day weekend, I express gratitude to the people in the world who offer a helping hand to others. To those of us whose comfort zone is to offer help but not receive it: Remember to graciously accept offers of kindness and support. Helping hands travel on a two-way street.
This week’s Hike Notes, Pacifica Pier from Mori Point, takes hikers on a 3-mile round trip walk along Old Mori Trail to the Coastal Trail in Pacifica. (For a more rugged hill hike in this area, see previous post, Mori Point.)
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Hike Notes 62: Pacifica Pier from Mori Point
Sharing insights and hiking highlights (Hikes, Hike Search by Area) from the special needs caregiver front in San Francisco.