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lynn wielenga

  • Hi Becky,

    I'm a volunteer disability advocate and graduated from Dordt College (now University) with a minor in art...nice to meet you!

     

  • I attended the Gathering in Sioux Center this past spring, thanks for coming to speak with us. I especially appreciate your point of focusing on what people CAN do...everybody serves!

  • What a wonderful opportunity to speak for a pro-life rally! Thanks for sharing your story, Sarah. Every life is a precious gift to be received with joy, just as your parents did.  HOPE is powerful...

  • This has really got me thinking...is a true Christian a "fundamentalist"? We should be passionately devoted to Christ who said, "You are either for me or against me" which also divides the world...

  • Great profile post on Notre Dame! The immensity of the architecture, the tragic loss by fire, and our Lord's enduring presence moved me, also, to write: 

    https://madhatterpoetry.com/2019/04...

  • I just finished reading Unplanned about Abby Johnson, former director of Planned Parenthood clinic, who got out of the abortion industry and joined the pro-life ranks...powerful book that shows...

  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is another organization in the states that I have found helpful. They offer resources and networking online, Peer to Peer and Family to Family classes (...

  • Maybe she would like to color Bible story pictures to decorate a classroom/bulletin board OR give away. Can she design a bulletin cover? Or pass out bulletins?

  • Thanks, Michele, for sharing this! As a disability advocate without (obvious) disability, I have a lot to learn! My father lives with bi-polar disorder and other loved ones have brain illnesses so...

  • Unfortunately, many people with mental illness don't have as much self-awareness as you. When the brain is affected, normal thought process and discernment are impaired so, often, the person does...