“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” George Orwell

Friday, November 12, 2004

Be a Hero by Molly Myers

My wife and I were honored when our neice, Molly Myers wrote this poem. Molly is Junior High School student. She really gets to the heart of some of the most important issues we face in integrating persons with disability into the local church.

Be A Hero
By Molly Myers

Do you look them in the eye or pass them by?
Give them rides to the store and church or treat them like fallen dirt?
Are you embarrassed of them - because they act like they're only ten?
Do you mind hearing the same story repeat, will you invite them to share
your seat?
Do they look up to you because your words are gentle and you care or are you
pompous and just not fair?
Don't stare or make fun - make them feel they are number 1!
My aunt and uncle strongly believe, that we are all equal in God's eyes, no
matter the ability, shape, color or size.
Teaching and encouraging mentally disabled is what they do.
for this they are heroes - one of a kind,
the very best you can find !
These disabled adults get to live a significantly better life,
because Kathi and Jeff, have chosen to help them through their
Be a hero in Someone's life.

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