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Bridging the Gap, but how many gaps?

Today I had the pleasure of meeting some great people, some of whom I only knew through Twitter before I met the real ‘them!’ But I also had to consider a few tricky concepts which merit a bit of reflection… 468 more words


Chapter 3, Part 2

At an engagement party for my youngest brother, I told a family friend, who is a pediatric oncologist, that I was considering waiting to do the surgery. 1,678 more words

The Deaf Girl Who Could Hear


Without doubt, the promise of scripture that I find most difficult to truly believe, and yet find myself clinging to day after day, is that… 397 more words


Return of the Deaf-Mute: Our Next Deaf Culture Conversation

Did you know there’s a troubling, but rich, history using the term “Deaf-Mute” in America?  Janna and I have written a new book “conversation” about that pejorative label released by… 616 more words

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A Mile In My Doc's

This is longer post than usual. I wanted to give my readers a look into a day of my life. One of the most common questions we get as missionaries is “What does your normal day look like?” So here is a short narrative of my thoughts and duties during a day. 730 more words


Step Up

It’s amazing what we can accomplish when we are determined. In a previous post I mentioned that I had had some students move up to my class from level 2… 303 more words


College is a Waste of Time

“College is a waste of time and money. Why would anyone want to pursue a degree just to find out no one wants to hire them anyway? 284 more words