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There's Still Hope for Your Marriage

Disability is hard on marriages, but telling couples (falsely) that 80 percent of marriages end in divorce if the couple has a child with a disability could lead them to give up hope. Couples in crisis need love and support and encouragement, not statistics.

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Trusting Papa

It’s a daily feat to look past all the questions, fears, and disappointments that come with earthly life. Our Lord wants, rather, he commands us to trust in him, just like I trusted my earthly papa to scoop me up that day.

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My Life? My Choice?

Suicide is a threat to society. The idea that my body and my life are my own business and no one else’s has led to a staggering rise in the suicide rate and to the movement to legalize assisting it.

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Make A Real Difference

How can we make a positive difference in our churches and communities in working with people with disabilities? Compiled by Ann Ballard, this list gets you started. Have fun and get going!

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Just Walk with Me

What I’d really like is if you would “just walk with me”. If you’ve been where I am, tell me how you felt in a way that I can know you’re trying to walk with me — not change me.

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Common (?) Courtesy

Judy, who has used a wheelchair to get around for the past year, has some advice for showing common courtesy. It’s simple stuff, the kind of thing you learn in kindergarten but quickly forget.

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Making Peace With Life

Seeing Ralph in the Intensive Care Unit, I was astounded by the peace with which he faces life, death, and the severe limitations his pain and poor lung condition have imposed on him. 

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