He was a brilliant scholar, an Air Force pilot, an FBI agent. He accepted nothing less than perfection. In his eyes, Trisomy 21 was not the picture of perfection. It was not part of his plan for a perfect life.
Never underestimate the power of love to change lives.
This clip is 14 minutes long, but please take the time to watch it. I think you'll be glad you did.
It is a story that rings true because I've been there. I know both the grief and the healing. I've lived the metamorphosis from denial to epiphany, and have been likewise overtaken by the compelling urge to share the journey.
It is a gentle transformation of dynamic proportions in which perfect love arises out of imperfection.
And when I see the tremendous power of feeble human love, I am able to visualize for the first time how very much greater is the power of God the Father's redeeming love for us, His imperfect children.
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.