Linsanity, Parenting, Prayer, Healing


Patheos is making some impressive inroads in e-publishing, offering an unsurprising variety of titles to choose from (I'm thinking about putting some of my stuff into an e-collection) but there are still a couple of us toiling away for the printed side of things, as well, and here are three titles you should know about.For you sports fans, Tim Dalrymple, a former competitive gymnast who manages the Evangelical portal, has shown a pretty impressive ability to jump! Even as "Linsanity" is … [Read more...]

Will’s Poignant Admiration: Why Life and Love Matter

George Will's son, Jon, is turning 40. With Down syndrome apparent at his birth, Jon's entrance into the world was greeted with a sterile question from the doctor to the parents: "do you want to take him home with you?"The Wills wondered, "isn't that what new parents do with infants?"Will has written a beautiful piece in honor of his son, whose well-lived life is a pointed and dignified rebuke to a society that now aborts 90% of all babies suspected of carrying an extra chromosome. It … [Read more...]

The Smile You Can’t Resist!

Taya Kennedy

God has a funny way of turning people's hearts. This might be one of them:The camera just loves little Taya Kennedy. Wide-eyed, cheeky, engaged; she brims with the confidence of a natural performer. It is little wonder that she has taken the child-modelling world by storm.The fact that 14-month-old Taya also has Down’s Syndrome is quite incidental. She was selected, not to fulfil a quota, tick a box or adhere to the dictums of some politically-correct code of positive discrimination. T … [Read more...]