Why Down Syndrome Matters to You

What effect would a “cure” for Down syndrome have on our culture at large? What would it communicate about what and who we value? About what and who we are and want to be? [Read more…]

Small Acts of Gratuitous Love: Friendship House in Durham

“Our life together has already been filled with quite a bit of joyful gatherings: cookouts, magnet-making projects, cleaning alongside one another, playing card games, praying the Psalms, ping pong at Fullsteam, and most recently a baked ziti feast… It is becoming terribly clear that my flourishing is bound up in the flourishing of each of my fellow community members.” [Read more…]

Perfectly Human: This is What it Means to be Included by Tim Fall

Can a courtroom give us a glimpse of heaven? Guest blogger Tim Fall thinks so…. [Read more…]

Perfectly Human: Gifts from a Declining Mind by David Hilfiker

How an Alzheimer’s diagnosis has brought great and unexpected joy. [Read more…]

Blessed Imperfection: A Girl Learns to Jump and Her Mother, To Take Her First Steps by Kristina Robb Dover

“Catholic theologian Hans Urs Von Balthasar has said “perfection consists in fullness of [life’s] journey;” and for this reason, none of us must ever think we have “arrived.” Each day with Sam reminds me I have a long way to go in becoming who God wants me to be.” A guest post from Kristina Robb Dover [Read more…]