Parenting a Child with Autism

Euangelion | 9/19/2018 | Staff
hey13 (Posted by) Level 4
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I just came across this quote by NZ theologian Ian Waddington:

As a father, I love all my boys equally, and appreciate their different gifts and abilities, their different characters and natures. I love them all equally, but paradoxically, I love James just that little bit more, just because for him life is harder. I think that God has a similar care for the poor and the powerless, and for a similar reason. Consider god’s compassion in the Old Testament for the poor, the widow, the orphan, and the foreigner (Ps 68:5; Amos 2:6), or in the New Testament, Jesus’ concern for the poor, the disabled, the marginalized, the sinner, and the unclean. Many of those groups remain, to a large extent, to this day, and tehre are strong overlaps between them.

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