Tag Archives: Inclusion

Thoughtful Inclusion

What’s the proper way to include someone? As difficult as the answer might be to find, we must continue to ask the question. Yesterday’s Speaking of Normal reminded me of a wrenching scene from the movie My Left Foot. It’s … Continue reading

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Different?

Are you different? If you think about it, it’s impossible to answer because there’s something missing. It’s missing the thing you might be different from. Are you different from Andre the Giant? Are you different from Bob Marley? Are you … Continue reading

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I am Norm

A group of teenagers came up with this campaign last year and it’s in full bloom. It seems we share the same goal, eliminating the ugliness of “normal.” They are taking the positive approach of redefining normal. Where I’m using … Continue reading

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Ain’t that America

Nobody’s normal. Did you know that? I do, but the picture was brought into clearer focus for me today. Jeni and I took the boys to the capitol building for the Special Olympics Torch Run Ceremony and it might have … Continue reading

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You don’t belong

Florida State is playing in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1993; it’s been a long time coming. They’re a #10 seed in this years NCAA tournament and that means that the selection committee felt that, of the … Continue reading

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