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Discussion on: Tales of the Autistic Developer – Order and Chaos

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Brandon,
Kudos for the hard work you’ve done, sticking to it to persevere: “Righteous perseverance brings just rewards.” (One translation of a Christian Bible passage.)

I was struck by your comment “my permanent fear is that I encounter chaos beyond my capacity requiring order that tips me beyond my limits.” From my experience:

  • there’s plenty (an infinite amount?) of chaos ‘out there’ that’s beyond anyone’s capacity!
  • neither you, I or anyone ever encounters anything ‘beyond our limits.’
  • that said, each of us can and will ‘encounter chaos’ that can stretch us to our limit.
  • there is always help available in such encounters (all the time, actually) … the work is to be open to it. Obviously I completely agree with your final two paragraphs! Jim