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Advocating for the Canadian Disability Benefit

In the aftermath of Tracy Latimer's tragic death, Chantal Huinick found herself grappling with profound questions of existence and justice. Reflecting on her own fears as a child with a disability, she unveils the enduring impact of Tracy's legacy on her life and work. In this excerpt, Huinick shares her impassioned plea for societal change, urging us to confront the complex ethical landscape of medical assistance in dying and to advocate for the inherent worth and dignity of every individual.

A Faith Dilemma: Cornered in the Rain

A friend's encounter at the Toronto waterfront reveals the delicate balance between well-intentioned gestures and genuine understanding. Amidst rain and misunderstanding, a neighbor's misguided attempt at prayer leaves scars of isolation. Yet, within this narrative lies a profound reminder: true empathy transcends disability, calling us to authentically connect with others, reflecting the boundless compassion of a higher understanding.

A Faith Dilemma: Swooping in by the Lake

In a poignant encounter at the Toronto waterfront, Christina Minaki reflects on the complexities of faith, compassion, and disability. Amidst prayers for healing, she grapples with the misconception of disability as infirmity and challenges the narrow definition of divine intervention. Join her journey as she advocates for a broader understanding of God's healing and embraces the profound purpose within disability.

Is Self-Care Biblical?

I cannot always come last because that isn’t showing true love. It may seem simple and obvious but I have struggled with this concept for a long time. When there’s a never-ending stream of crises, it can be hard to remember the necessity of putting yourself at the top of the list sometimes.

Embracing the Dormant Season

This week, I was in Niagara-on-the-Lake (“NOTL”) for some meetings. Everyone who heard I was going there said something like, "Oh, that's nice!" Why? Because if you've ever been, you know it's beautiful and charming. My response was something like, "Theoretically, yes, but it is February after all."

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