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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Resource List for “They Shall All Know Me” Webinar on 7 Best Practices for Therapeutic Homeschools

VIEW THE PRESENTATION SLIDES ON MY “RECENT TALKS” PAGE. None of them shall teach his neighbor, and none his brother,…

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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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Meltdown Calming Card

It’s the time of year when our routines change. Even when those changes are good, joyful, and holy, they can…

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Prayer Book With Visual Prayers

One of the ways to invite families into praying together is to keep things simple and accessible. This set of…

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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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Non-Verbal Prayer 3 Ways

Last week, I realized that my book needed a chapter dedicated to non-verbal prayer. After I reviews some talks I’ve…

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