The Suitcase: A Review

The Suitcase: A Review

The Suitcase is, according to the subtitle, “A Story about Giving.” And it is that, I suppose. But more than that, it’s a story about Thomas. “He was maybe just a little bit different, this child named Thomas.” Thomas doesn’t build with his blocks. He lines them up....
When People Are Mean: Guest Post by D. G. Driver

When People Are Mean: Guest Post by D. G. Driver

My oldest brother went to middle school way across town because it had the best special education program. It had a year-round schedule, so my parents pulled me out of my walking-distance elementary school and plopped me into a year-round school also pretty far from...
Love and Food Allergies at Church

Love and Food Allergies at Church

guest post by Alana Sheldahl Whether it is due to increased awareness, diagnosis or a change in our food supply, food allergies and the need for food restriction are much more common now than they were in generations past. As such, it is an issue that will very likely...
The Parable of the Great Feast

The Parable of the Great Feast

When the priest began reading the Gospel at the Divine Liturgy yesterday, I felt my heart leap into my throat. It was the parable of the Great Feast. I had been talking about that parable on Saturday with a friend. The Parable of the Great Feast The Lord said this...
Have a Happy Special Needs Halloween

Have a Happy Special Needs Halloween

For many kids, Halloween ranks right up there with Pascha and Christmas on their list of favorite holidays. Costumes, candy, wandering about the neighborhood after dark, when things are scary but not too scary – what’s not to like? But a special needs Halloween is...

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