Accepting autistics and the problem of double empathy

Accepting autistics Last month was Autism Awareness Month, and I almost got away without blogging on my autism for the whole month, just posting on the evening of the last day. I saw so much of it, seeing people with autism as a problem to be dealt with, or the focus on children with autism …

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Matthew’s Passion: How do you recover from denying Jesus?

Matthew's Passion: Denial 40 blogs of Lent: 24 Matthew 26:69-75 Denial is engraved in our society. Insurance companies will tell you not to accept responsibility in an accident, even if you know you were at fault. You may be in breach of your insurance conditions if you do. In extreme conditions they may ask you …

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Home is not the building you live in: Home is where you are understood.

Home is not the building you live in: Home is where you are understood. Recently my wife and I visited the historic city of York. While we were there we looked at the new home of Anne, a former member of our congregation at Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield, and had our lunch there. (That is …

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