Disabled or Differently-Abled?





Monsignor Charles Pope, of the Archdiocese of Washington has written a thoughtful article regarding our appreciation of one another.

Disabled or Differently Abled? Toward a Deeper Recogition of the Dignity of the Disabled. | Archdiocese of Washington.

He uses the analogy of a paperclip, many times bent out of its original shape to better serve a special purpose; who of us might be bent out of our supposed proper shape in one way or another, physically or mentally,  and, but for the grace of God, have no way to understand the circumstance. Yet each of us has a purpose for which no one else can substitute their own selves. We are what and who we are for a reason.