Blessed Are the Christmas-Makers

I’ve noticed a movement afoot among Christians to take back Christmas. No, I’m not talking about the perennial braying over secular America’s “war on Christmas” from those offended by “holiday” trees. (If you want to know what I think about that war on Christmas, read Sojourners’ Jim Wallis’s take on it. That pretty much sums [Read More...]

About Me

I’ve decided the best way to introduce myself and what I write about is to explain the tagline that appears in my blog header: “Parenthood, disability, ethics, and the crooked way of grace.” That said, I’m going to start by discussing a term that doesn’t actually appear in the tagline: faith. My faith perspective underlies [Read More...]

Comment Policy

Comments are welcomed and encouraged. Passionate responses and disagreements are to be expected on a blog discussing faith, reproduction, parents, children, disability and medicine. Healthy and helpful discussions will only happen if people feel safe to comment honestly, without fear of being attacked or silenced. Strong opinions and debate are welcomed, but negativity is not. [Read More...]

A Fresh Start

Welcome to my new blog here on Patheos! The time is right for me to go in some new directions with blogging, and I’m excited that the folks at Patheos invited me to do so here, in the company of so many other great writers. I encourage you to check out the company I’m keeping [Read More...]