Saturday, May 30, 2015

What I've been reading - Disability and the Gospel

This is a book I've had on my to-read pile for some time. I hadn't gotten to it, not because I didn't want to read it but because I thought it would be hard to read. You see my son has Down Syndrome so this is far more than a passing academic discussion for me  how I reconcile the Gospel and disability looks me in the eye everyday. I found this book to really be a breath of fresh air. I think the greatest take away is that those with disabilities allow us to better reflect Christ as we serve those who by many standards cannot benefit us. They also remind us that we are all broken and all need to be restored. Personally I find that my son has a joy and an exuberance for life that we all need.