With wheelchair users making up only 5% of disabled people it has become a poor way of acknowledging those of us with a different type of disability. More than 1 billion people in the world are living with some sort of disability, according to a new international survey. That's about 15 percent of the world's … Continue reading There’s More Than One Billion of Us!
It seems like bruises are part of life's gift package to us. Dancers are some of the most talented people I know. Their gracefulness can be seen both on and off the stage. A dancer's training is far from easy. By choosing to become dancers they have made a decision to absorb pain. Their … Continue reading Dancing With Bruises
Quarantines are a real possibility, even in this day. A quarantine is imposed when disease is contagious enough that it would harm a society: Measles, Smallpox, and the recent Ebola Virus are just a few physical diseases where strict isolation must be imposed. It can be severe--- an epidemic, with desperate consequences if not … Continue reading Quarantined, for His Purposes
by John Piper Before I entered college I hardly gave a thought to cancer and terminal illness. But ever since those college days death by disease has walked beside me all the way. Two of my college acquaintances died of leukemia and cancer of the lymph glands before they were 22. At seminary I watched … Continue reading Christ and Cancer