Hi, this is Shannon, Executive Director of Kimmy’s House and mom to Kimmy.
I am going to be blogging on my personal blog: wwww.twentysixkeystrokes.wordpress.com about the subject of disability and God’s design. I am posting a short intro here in case anyone is interested in reading it and joining the discussion. I hope to write about this over the next few weeks.
Is disability God’s design?
How do you immediately answer this question? Why do you give the answer you do?
I wrestled briefly with God on this subject back in 2001, when He knitted together in my womb, a fearfully and wonderfully made daughter. These questions are resurfacing, more than a decade later in our work with Kimmy’s House- global special needs orphan care. I feel God sanctifying me. Sanctifying Laura and Erin -us- Kimmy’s House- our ministry. My family. My boys. People around me.
I sense God declaring Himself, offering a deeper knowledge of Him so that we can, like the Psalmist; “Magnify the Lord, exalt His name together, to Praise the Lord, call upon His name; declare His deeds among the peoples, declare His mighty acts. Meditate on the glorious splendor of His majesty and on His wondrous works… read more