Category Archives: Disability Ministries

Setting Captives Free

Just home from another Broken and Beautiful Retreat. The venue was the Women’s South Coast Christian Conference held at Brookings, Oregon’s Church of the Nazarene. I prayed each time I was wheeled up the steep ramp to the stage: Lord, … Continue reading

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First a Speaker. . .Then a Writer

I tell people that I’m a speaker first, then a writer. I gave my first speech at age 13, but didn’t begin taking writing classes until I was almost 50 years old. Writing is work for me, whereas delivering a … Continue reading

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Elisabeth Elliot, my friend, has a Special Place in my Heart

Elisabeth Elliot has a special place in my heart. Ever since a women’s retreat in the 80’s, where she was the keynote speaker and I did a workshop. At dinner she chose a seat next to me and so began … Continue reading

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HOLY, HOLY, HOLY

My 2012 highlight just occurred at a Joni Camp on the Oregon Coast. I was scheduled to do my usual – lead the Woman-to-Woman support groups – but God promoted me to the role of main speaker when the camp … Continue reading

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Good Friday, 2012 Documentary

His Majesty and I have enjoyed amazing opportunities since my book His Majesty in Brokenness was published in August 2010. Book signings have felt like a warm hug from supportive friends and family. Tea parties, Christian Women’s Club talks, Broken … Continue reading

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2012 Began with a BIG BOOM

I don’t even remember getting onto my wheelchair lift. All I know is that David said he heard a big boom and came rushing to the living room. There I lay – unconscious for a short while, then disoriented – … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

Pinch me, is that really me gracing the forest on a flying trapeze? Thanks to three committed guys – Brent , Jeff and my ever true David this old girl was blessed this week with the ride of a lifetime. … Continue reading

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Wheelin’ Down Memory Lane

I am honored to be back at the Joni and Friends Family Retreat in Mission Springs, CA. where my three daughters and I came over fifteen years ago. I feel privileged to be the keynote speaker for the week sharing … Continue reading

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Questions Immemorial

Touring the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial was a definite highlight of my recent trip to Washington DC. At the same time, my eyes were opened to how far our society has actually come in accepting a physical disability. President Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Remembering the Anschutz Video

When I was making my website, my friend Ethel insisted that we put a particular video on it. So after some searching through our VHS tapes and researching how to get it online, David got it up on the web … Continue reading

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