Blindsided by Grace: Entering the World of Disability
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Take to Heart the Message! Armchair Interviews In the preverbal "blink of an eye," our lives can change. What will we do? How will we handle the situation and life itself?Robert Molsberry is the senior pastor of the United Church of Christ-Congregational in Grinnell, Iowa. In Blindsided by Grace he tells his story of learning to live with a life altering physical challenge: paraplegia.In 1997, Molsberry almost died following a hit and run accident where he was pe. "At the Right Time" according to Allison Milligan. As someone with a developing disability, MS, I found this more helpful than books I've read about my condition. Bob's book will be helpful to men returning wounded from combat as well as men and women who find themselves in the new world of the whatever-you-call-us who get around with walking aids and every other unexpected "disability" that makes us look and feel different,diminished,disfigured and consipcuousAbilit. Heartfelt and thought provoking. He lays it on the Sandra Heartfelt and thought provoking. He lays it on the line how the disabled are seen and treated. The message is clear yet the debate continues
After a long period of recovery and rehabilitation, he is a paraplegic who has remained active in family, ministry, and athletics. An active pastor, husband, father, and triathlete, Bob Molsberry was nearly killed in 1997 in a hit and run accident on a rural highway. The book reflects on his experience of disability not as a medical condition in search of a cure, nor as a tragedy to be pitied, but as a cross-cultural adventure similar to learning to live in a foreign country. Molsberry also offers biblical and theological reflection that confronts the Bible's perspectives on disability that it is a matter of heroic suffering or miraculous cu
He is the author of many published articles in local and national media, both before and after becoming disabled. Bob Molsberry is senior pastor of United Church of Christ-Congregational in Grinnell, Iowa.
. From the Publisher An inspirational account for those facing or experiencing disability