Category Archives: Differently abled

4 Challenges of Parenting Parents with Dementia

This week I was deeply moved by a phone call by a woman asking about resources on the topic of dementia. It’s a close to home but hard to talk about topic. Here are a few of the real challenges … Continue reading

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Finding Christian Community on the Margins 1

 I am inspired by people who live in Christian community. Especially when those communities integrate people who wouldn’t feel welcome in my middle class congregation, even if we reached out hospitably. Recently I joined a neighbourhood group, called Houseblend Ministries, … Continue reading

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We Care About The Crumbs

I’ve never thought about crumbs at Communion before, and don’t come from a sacramental tradition, but I love the way Laura Kelly Fanucci reflects on them. I’ve added a photo of a formerly controversial South African poster which inspired me … Continue reading

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God includes us all, but how do we follow suit?

As I indicated in my last post, I participated in Hope Centre Ministries IN conference this spring. The IN was there to Inform, Inspire, Include, and Invite.  the event did all of these. INform: Listening to the stories of caregivers … Continue reading

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