Divine-Human integrity

Disability does not contradict divine-human integrity. Rather, it becomes, in the crucified and resurrected Christ, a new model of spiritual wholeness. Jesus rose with his wounds; so, too, shall we.

– Fr. John Chyrssavgis

from Embracing All God’s Children: Orthodox Theology Concerning Disability and Its Implications for Ministry with Special Needs Youth in the Orthodox Church by Matushka Wendy Cwiklinski

picture from Under the Rose 

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