“God likes you. Well, yeah, He loves you, so there's that. But God truly delights in you. He made you, and every inch of you is adorable to Him. Okay, yes, He doesn't like everything you do, and neither do you, so whatever. But God doesn't just put up with you, He actually likes you. God is your biggest fan. He likes your style. He thinks you're funny, He likes the way you dance, and He loves just being together and talking about anything and everything.”
“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will often be lonely, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself
“I do not call myself Autistic out of ignorance of person first language or to shorten what I say. I call myself Autistic as a deliberate act of defiance towards those who try to separate my personhood from my neurology."