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Why Read This Blog?

Sharon Rose Edgerton's Qualifications

1. Her diagnosis of Bipolar II and Asperger's syndrome by a psychiatrist at age 19
2. Her familiarity with the Christian community, having grown up in a ministry family
3. Her degree in English from a Christian college, after homeschool for middle-high school
4. Her experience working as a writer, an editor, a private tutor, and a homeschooling mom
5. Her study of autism, psychology, anthropology, and the cultures of the USA & Japan
6. Her knowledge of the Bible and persistence in applying Biblical principles to daily life
7. Her love for people, family, home, and Creator-Redeemer God


"Simply desire to say: Your article is astounding. The clearness in your post is 
excellent, and I can assume you are an expert on this subject. Thanks a million, and please carry on the rewarding work." Anon.

"I've been reading your blog, and something you wrote helped my boyfriend handle a difficult situation socially." G. A.

"I enjoyed your blog. I like how you don't use Asperger's as an excuse for bad behavior." C. H. 

"Thanks so much for writing this encouraging blog. God bless!" L. M.

"I would appreciate your take on things. You have great observation skills and insight into people's thoughts." L. C.

"Wow, what a great resource! Thanks!" R. H. Jr.

"I sent the link on to my friend. It was very helpful to me to help understand her son. I highly recommended it to her because her son can't communicate the feelings that Sharon Rose did. It helped me to understand why he may be responding in certain ways. Things that would never bother me are overwhelming to those who are very sensitive to noise, activity, lights, etc. A big thank you to Sharon Rose!!" L. H.

“Thank you so much to the link to Sharon Rose's blog. I really appreciate it! She is able to articulate her struggles in a way that really help me better understand those with SID [Sensory Integration Dysfunction]. Her tips for coping were excellent. . . . Please pass on to Sharon Rose how pleased I am to reconnect with her. She is helping me be a better educational consultant for missionary kids.” F. E.

“Those are great - very helpful. I am going to let others know about this. That is so cool how the Lord is leading Sharon Rose to do this and I can see where it could encourage a lot of people and their families!” P.

"You're a good writer." J. F.

“It's really interesting to read about all this. I had never heard of Asperger's before. I've definitely met people with these traits, but didn't know what it meant. I never would have known you had it though! . . . From what I can tell, you've done well at becoming a good ‘socializer.’ ” L. C. C.

"Thank you for sharing your blog with me. I love your insights and thoughts. You communicate beautifully with the written word. Keep writing, please, so I can keep reading!" C. P. D.

“I liked your post. I have Asperger's syndrome, and I serve Christ. I find this article to be most helpful. . . . Thumbs up! God bless!” N.

“Well spoken, Sharon Rose. I can identify with all of the above. It has been years since I overcame these symptoms, so it sometimes seems like I don't have them. But I well remember going through all of those thought processes. . . . Socialization is still a carefully calculated thing for me. Thank you for doing this blog. It is great!” L. L. C.

“Very insightful. I have a few Aspie friends, as well as siblings. This was really good to read.” B. B.

Sharon Rose, this is a wonderful testimony. Thanks for sharing your life and your heart. It is important for all of us to remember how thankful we are for second chances and that sometimes what we think a person is thinking is not that at all. May God bless you as you continue to be a light shining into the dark world of misunderstandings that easily happen among friends who don't understand our weaknesses hidden within. Beautiful!!! Love you!" S. C.

“I thoroughly enjoyed reading this. . . . [Sharon Rose] should write a book!!” H. W.

"I recently discovered your blog, and I find it extremely helpful to me. At 70 years of age, I'm still trying to understand myself better, and you've helped a lot. Thank you." R. K.

"Sharon Rose, I love how you are using who God created you to be to bring Him glory. If we would all do this, how much good we could do for the kingdom. God bless you! By the way, this video Thoughts on Prayer is awesome and very engaging." C. M.

"I think I have Asperger's syndrome. I am lonely. I was searching for other Christian moms with Asperger's symptoms. Do you think you could be my pen-pal?" S. P. C.
[I wrote back. . . . and wrote back. . . . and wrote back. . . . and wrote back.]

"I think I have Asperger's traits. I don't want to rush you, but I have already fallen for you. I want to spend the rest of my life with you. . . . . Will you marry me?" J. P. W. 
[I said, "Yes, James, I think we've already established that."]

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