Exalting the Valley of Accessibility

Welcome! I’m Summer Kinard, author of Of Such is the Kingdom: A Practical Theology of Disability. This post provides supporting…

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Visual Schedule for the Divine Liturgy of St. Gregory

This spring, we began attending our local Western Rite Orthodox Church, where the Divine Liturgy of St. Gregory is celebrated.…

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New and improved: Visual Schedule for the Orthodox Divine Liturgy

We’ve used the original visual schedule almost every week for the past three years to help my children participate in…

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Non-Verbal Prayer: The Jesus Prayer Matching

I’m working into the wee hours every night to finish up the manuscript for my book, Of Such is the…

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Accessible Prayer Corner Tutorial

The most effective and lasting way to teach is through how we arrange and prioritize spaces. The ancients knew this…

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Mercy Cleanings

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Antiochian Village to attend the Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat. On the first morning,…

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Patron Saints of Autism

For those of us who ask the help of saints in our daily lives, one of the first questions that…

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