Okay guys, stop going to court over the word God. GOD GOD GOD GOD. There I said it. I find it saddening to hear how many people try so hard to remove God from every. little. thing. "In God We Trust" "One nation under God" God in school, God in the workplace, God in the world. … Continue reading In God We Trust
On Saturday I wrote a post for Autism Awareness Day, and ever since then, thoughts about autism, disability, the church and goodness knows what else have been bouncing around my head. It’s like a whack-a-mole game in there sometimes.
One thing that’s been interesting this week has been the way in which Autism Awareness Day/Week/Month is framed in terms of language. Some autistic commentators prefer the use of ‘acceptance’ over ‘awareness’; others find that, on April 2nd, they become a resource for everyone who wants their awareness of autism raising and that becomes exhausting when you find social interaction difficult in the first place.
All that in mind, I’ve been thinking about how this relates to autism and the church, because that’s my hobby horse. And if autism is a spectrum, so is our ecclesiastical response to it.
It starts with awareness, of course, it has to. There has to…
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Guys, I went into my towns courthouse for the first time yesterday! It was weird, but just like you see on the movies! I was very intrigued by the whole process. I also hate that it was such a big deal for one simple piece of paper. I am a law abiding citizen (except for … Continue reading Episode 1 – The Only Episode That Never Ends
The other day I was chatting with one of my coworkers, and a family friend of about ten or more years, and he told me, "You are always happy," and that really got me thinking about how much of a 'fake front' I have put up for most of my life. To this day, I … Continue reading Perception: Me Versus the World