How Limits are Part of Humanity

How Limits are Part of Humanity

“Like everyone else, people with developmental disabilities have wonderful strengths and gifts that exist alongside their limitations.”[1]Erik Carter Theologian Deborah Creamer tells us, “…limits are an unsurprising aspect of being human. Limits are...
Common Obstacles to Belonging

Common Obstacles to Belonging

“A history of exclusion or inhospitable attitudes can have a wounding effect on people with developmental disabilities and their families.”[1]Erik Carter A few weeks ago I interviewed a 24-year old young woman, who we will call Julie. She has lived with...
The Body Needs More

The Body Needs More

Remember the call—Go,make disciplesof all. Go means gather,see who existsbeyond the walloutside:the stranger,the marginalized,stigmatized,ones the worldleaves behind. Please don’t waitfor us to arrive.We might be late;We may be stuck,feeling forlornor...
On the Edge of the Future

On the Edge of the Future

I didn’t want to listen to the word God spoke to my heart. Future. That word scared me. The future has always carried two scenarios in my mind: 1) the time when my parents are no longer here; 2) the time when my marriage dream comes to fruition. One is full of fear....

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