Behind the Happiness of Down Syndrome
Yes, we need to celebrate the happiest people. They are heroes and overcomers. They are God’s agents and teach us something about him and his ways. But we also need to advocate and stand up for them. This is a hidden population. A majority of people have little to no idea about what life looks like for them. I don’t know it all, but I have caught glimpses and would like to see other people on board to wrap around them.
To stand up with people does not mean one needs to be a political activist. That role is helpful, but it is just one of hundreds. Let me give some examples.
Image via Stephanie Hall (used with permission).
Read the entire article originally published at Christ and Pop Culture.