And just like that, my prayer was answered.



They say that answers to prayer comes in all different forms and fashions.  Yesterday was a testament to that.  We have yet to discover exactly what Parker can hear.  Can he hear me when I read a book to him?  Can he hear when I sing to him?

Yesterday I sat in while Parker worked with Miss Angie.  I watched as she spent time reviewing numbers with him.  She would place two numbers before him and ask him to give her a specific one.

She did this several times.  Each time with different numbers.  Each time Parker picked up the exact one Miss Angie asked for.


It took a few hours for this to hit me.  Parker could hear Miss Angie ask him for a specific number and then he would pick it up and hand it to her.

I had to stop and catch my breath as the realization hit me.  An answer to prayer.  A bit of peace spoken directly to my heart.

Do we still have a long way to go?  You bet.  Will the journey be much easier knowing that when I speak with Parker in a low, firm voice in a quiet room that he can, indeed hear me. Absolutely.

I can’t imagine a greater gift than the peace I’ve been feeling.  The knowledge that when it comes to Parker’s hearing things are going to be alright.


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