Author: Cynthia “Cyndi” Hilston

  • Poetry Tuesday

    My Beauty – Red, White, and Blue My beauty, she flies for everyone, In times of rain, in times of sun. I close my eyes and try To see beyond each lie, For falsehood is mud That longs to cover up the blood — Blood spilled with each life given For us and the land […]

  • Character Friday – Meet Arianna Banks

    Every Friday, I will feature a character from one of my books, both published and unpublished.  The character will be presented as if he/she is writing about themselves in a journal entry. My name is Arianna Banks.  I was born July 23, 1992 in Cleveland, Ohio.  Most of my life, I haven’t stuck with anything […]

  • Poetry Tuesday

    Tuesday is the day I share one of my poems with you. Beyond Words, written 03/14/15 Words, perhaps preformed, fall from lips before their time, The truth in them still hidden in cracks, Where fall the lies away; In the fullness of time, truth forms itself to completion, Its transcendent quality grasping, Then holding firmly […]

  • My Alarm Clock Told Me

    Source: My Alarm Clock Told Me

  • Character Friday: Meet Lorna Ashford

    Every Friday, I will feature a character from one of my books, both published and unpublished.  The character will be presented as if he/she is writing about themselves in a journal entry. If you looked at my birth certificate, you’d read that my name is Laura Elaine Ashford and that I was born on February […]

  • Autism – More than Just Awareness

      April is Autism Awareness Month.  Autism Speaks, an advocacy program, began back in 2005 and created Autism Awareness Month.  Every April 2, this awareness program/campaign/whatever you want to call it kicks off with buildings worldwide lit in blue, people wearing blue, and just blue, blue, blue everywhere to “light it up blue.”  This is […]

  • Blessings in Disguise – What Raising a Child with Autism Has Taught Me

      “’Cause what if your blessings come through raindrops What if Your healing comes through tears What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise” These words speak to me.  They aren’t mine, but they are powerful.  If you […]

  • Talking About My Experiences with Raising an Autistic Son

  • You Don’t Know What Goes on Behind Closed Doors – Raising a Child with Autism

    Many of you won’t know what it’s like, but there are many of you out there who understand what it entails to raise a child with autism or any sort of special need.  For me, it’s the most challenging part of my life that I face every day.  My oldest son just turned seven years […]

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