My latest thoughts on
faith, family, disability,
privilege, and healing

Body Prayer in Action

A friend of mine just asked this question: ​​”Also, since this has been your jam lately, can you pray for me and/or send any thoughts

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Emotional Disability

Is it possible that many adults in America have an emotional disability? That we have been taught to repress our feelings and rely on our

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Body Prayer: Throat

I used to “lose my voice” often when I needed to speak in public. I canceled multiple events because I couldn’t creak out the words

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Body Prayer: Nose

I started sneezing when we were driving home from an end-of-the-summer vacation. I sneezed maybe a dozen times? I said out loud, “Am I suddenly

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Truth Can Feel Miserable

“Before ‘the truth sets you free,’ it tends to make you miserable.” —Richard Rohr, Falling Upward Truth can feel miserable. I don’t like seeing the

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Body Prayer: Back

A few months into the Covid-19 pandemic, my back became a board. So tight I thought it might just crack open. And all my friends

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