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Here you will find weekly blog posts about disability, chronic illness, theology, the Church and more so if those topics interest you, be sure to check back here for more posts soon!

Faith, Pandemic and.... Additional Needs

As someone whose faith is vitally important to me now, as it has been all my life, I’ve found myself asking loads of hard questions as I’ve seen so much struggle and suffering this year, including among the families with children with additional needs that I know. Where is God in all of this? What is the role of the church? What can I do?

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Faith, Pandemic and... Mental Health

It is the beginning of the end of this, strangest most brutal of years. We have a lexicon in our language that was not there in the hope filled first days of 2020; lockdown, covid, PPE and moonshot have meaning to us now.

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Faith, Pandemic and.... Breathing

In the beginning, the breath of God hovered over the waters, waiting with anticipation for that initial explosion of light. The Spirit was there at the start, the Ruach, wind of God, breathing creation into glorious life. Breath defines our inmost beings, responding to the breath of God in God’s creative power in us.

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Faith, Pandemic and.... Being Deaf

When I woke up from the surgery that took my hearing, God reassured me that, in possibly the darkest time of my life, He was still with me.
The night before surgery, I’d listened to Handel’s Messiah.
‘I know that my Redeemer liveth.’

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
John 1:5

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Getting Ahead of Myself

I was so eager to REconstruct that I failed to complete the DEconstruction process first. So here I am, tearing down everything I knew and believed and holding on to that last bit of faith that God is there and strong enough to handle me pulling Him apart and putting Him back together again.

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