Disability and Dads — Where Desperation Meets Delight
I can think of no more desperate scenario than the one that plays out with your child suffering and you as the parent being helpless to come to their rescue.
Such is the beautiful, grace-disguised, heart-crushing struggle of parenting a disabled child.
I’m speaking especially to fathers here — fathers who fix things. You can’t fix this. Fathers who defend their children — you can’t defend against this. You can’t fight this. It’s like punching the wind.
So how do we, as fathers, lead our families and fight for faith on such a desperate battlefield as disability?
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
From the Mountain to Humility
In Mark 9 Jesus and his inner circle of disciples are coming down from the Mount of Transfiguration (see verse 9). Some of the disciples got to climb to the mountaintop with Jesus and some had to stay down in the valley.…