There was no “normal” life to return to. In my own surprising, glorious, and hurting human body, I was already living it.
They’re not as different as they seem.
I wouldn’t want an erasure of my suffering, in the same way Jesus had scars to show his disciples.
When I’m simply present to my own pain, I learn to be present to others’ pain, too.
The Asian American Christian Collaborative’s Reclaim magazine interviewed Liuan on how her ethnic background influences her perspective.
God’s call to us takes place in and through our bodies, not outside of them. So how can we be present in our suffering bodies?