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

Peter and Amy Julia smile for a selfie while standing high above a valley

Turning 46

We celebrated my 46th birthday last week.  I have a friend who holds up a sign that indicates his age in every birthday photo now.

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dark dramatic clouds

Easter| Love Is Life

Love is the strongest power. Love is the core of the universe. Love is the only unending, unshakable, permanent truth. Love is life. Love is

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dark photo of the ocean with no horizon and flowers framing the bottom of the photo

Hope on Holy Saturday

There is a space that stretches between despair and joy. A painful moment. Of waiting. Of uncertainty. Of fear and grief and doubt tinged with

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Penny stands at a kitchen and slices tomatoes

The Dignity of Risk

She might cut herself. She might burn herself.  She might feel lonely, sad, scared, abandoned. I have read all about the dangers of helicopter parenting,

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