Do you have Asperger’s?

I was twenty-four and working at a before and after school program when I met Emily. The very tall, smart, and sweet fifth grade girl, her blonde hair pulled back neatly into a ponytail, sat at a tattered table, eating snack and reading her recently assigned book. Looking up at me, she smiled and showed... Continue Reading →

Bus Bodies

Once upon a time, the megachurch preacher proclaimed that, by God's grace, the pile of bodies behind the bus (that was the church) would become a mountain by the time they were done. Those in the way of the mission would become a casualty. Those out of line were nothing more than speedbumps. Individuals that... Continue Reading →


Stepping foot into a church has become a gunshot that marks the beginning of a racing heart. It makes no distinction between a small country house of thirty people and the large stone cathedral with stained glass windows in the midst of a bustling city. The hills and valleys of Baptist hymns, the unpredictable droning... Continue Reading →

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