Disabilities and the choices parents make
When my daughter broke her femur, it seemed clear that we shouldn't conceive another child who might inherit my bone disorder. That clarity was short-lived.
A journalist and poet
Reading or writing a poem requires that we step out of ourselves—which can be dangerous. It's the same thing I do as a foreign correspondent.
What makes forgiveness possible
We are instructed to love our enemies, including those who have wronged us and are unpleasant. We are not instructed to forgive our enemies.
Lessons on the one true church
Her tiny cabin was part of an old Methodist campground, a fact that delighted her to no end. When it came to other religions, she had a sharp and amused tongue.
Learning trust at Rutba House
Opening ourselves to others takes time. But love is a prisoner who stays up all night with a sharpened toothbrush, working away at a crack in the wall.
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