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Emily Colson is the daughter of Chuck Colson. She is an artist and writer. After many years as an art and creative director in the field of advertising and design, she now pours her creative gifts into helping her son, Max, who is diagnosed with autism. She has even pioneered an innovative communication system to assist her son. Emily has been a single mother for most of Max’s 19 years, with hard-fought lessons of life, love, and laughter. Emily and Max live on the coast of New England, where they can often be found dancing. You can visit her at www.emilycolson.com.
Chuck Colson was a popular and widely known author, speaker, and radio commentator. A former presidential aide to Richard Nixon and founder of the international ministry Prison Fellowship, he wrote several books that have shaped Christian thinking on a variety of subjects, including Born Again, Loving God, How Now Shall We Live?, The Good Life, and The Faith. His radio broadcast, BreakPoint, at one point aired to two million listeners. Chuck Colson donated all of his royalties, awards, and speaking fees to Prison Fellowship Ministries.
Well written, made me laugh and cry. This lady is awesome.Published 2 months ago by Sharleen Herdman
One of the best books ever written on autism. Emily tells the inspiring story of her son Max and his challenges with autism. Read more
I heard Dr. James Dobson interview Emily and Charles Colson in Family Talk prior to Chuck's death an was so inspired to hear their story. Read morePublished 4 months ago by farrowartist
There are but a few books that I read in less than 24 hrs. This is one you will not be able to put down what a wonderful story for all of to remember when we see "Max" in... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Michael Pinion
I've only read the first few chapters, but the style, content and tempo are just right for the occasional reader. Read morePublished 5 months ago by The Easy Edge
As the mother of an autistic 37-year-old son, I saw so many parallels with Max and Emily's lives. There is hope that autistic individuals can lead full, productive lives. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Julius Gabriel