Love Is Patient: In Memory of Jean Vanier

Love Is Patient: In Memory of Jean Vanier

  “Love is patient.” This simple statement has been on my heart and mind this past week after I learned of the death of Jean Vanier, the founder of the L’Arche communities. L’Arche is an organization in which people with intellectual disabilities and typical people lived side by side in…
Rethinking Disability

Rethinking Disability

One of the reasons we travel to cities as a family is simply for the experiences our kids have walking through the streets of highly populated areas. They’ve grown up in the country–with the Shepaug river in closer proximity than the nearest stoplight. They don’t know the smell of the…
Participating in Love

Participating in Love

A few weeks ago, I was giving a series of talks about the love of God to a group of women in Ocean City, New Jersey. The talks had a natural progression with straightforward titles: The Love of God as the Foundation of Reality, What Keeps Us from the Love…