Archive for January, 2010

The Table


Welcome to The Table.  Let me just put it out there, I’m a product of the “system”, growing up in foster care, a woman, a person with a disability, and finally, the thing that defines me a child of King Jesus! 

Over the years, tables have become important in my life.  We take tables for granted; thinking tables are a comfortable place for all people.  This is not the case for many.  As a child, I struggled to chew food, I gagged and choked as I tried to swallow food grossing many out and watching my peers run in the opposite direction.  Coming to the table was awkward, since I never knew if this would be the time I would spill a full glass or watch my meat fly across the room as I cut it into small bite size pieces. 

For many the table is where people get to know one another, make business deals, argue, pray, share meals, play games and do so much more!  Imagine being so uncomfortable, you cannot participate.   As the child of the King today, I sit with honor at His table.  This is a great place to be.  What keeps you from coming to the table?  What keeps you from inviting others to the table?


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