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What an Autism Diagnosis Taught me about Being Human

On January 2, 2019, I was diagnosed with the branch of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) formerly known as Apsergers Syndrome. And it was one of the happiest days of my life. Prior to the three-month diagnostic process that led to this moment, all I knew about Autism was what most people know: Rain Man, The … Continue reading What an Autism Diagnosis Taught me about Being Human

Dear Alex, You Have Really Done It: Interview with Alex Ike

I first met Alex Ike about 20 years ago while her family was on furlough in Georgia. We became fast friends and spent countless hours running around our church building, getting poison ivy in the woods and laughing at everything. Alex is one of those people who makes you feel more like yourself when you're … Continue reading Dear Alex, You Have Really Done It: Interview with Alex Ike

Practical Tools to Be a White Ally – with Kirsten Purpura

I’ve been called divisive many times, but at some point I’ve decided that it’s not worth it to stay silent, even though I may personally feel more comfortable. In the summer of 2013, Kirsten Purpura left her Indiana home to volunteer for a homeless shelter located in what is considered the "worst" zip code in … Continue reading Practical Tools to Be a White Ally – with Kirsten Purpura