Scripture tells the story of a 12-year-old Jesus who slipped off without the courtesy of a quick word to Mother Mary or Stepfather Joseph about where ...
These talented artisans were very happy to have orders coming in. They would continue to work at whatever price we said we could pay. It is the nature of living at the "bottom of the pyramid." It is why companies take their work "offshore." Labor is plentiful and it is as cheap as you want it to be.
While the disability experience is not a monolith, by & large caregivers and disabled people are familiar with the feeling of being excluded from environments that seemingly welcome their presence but not their belonging. And I have to wonder if our churches are not fully FOR the least among them first, then who are they really for?
It can be less lonely simply not going to church than going and trying to be a part of something that largely was not designed for you.
I believe in our country's ability to boldly lead an effective global response to food security and adequate nutrition and this initiative offers a blueprint for faith-based and U.S. government action.
Maybe when we stop arguing over legality, we’ll be able to see the women and the children who are caught between the battle lines.