Caitlin: Thank you for the comment and the connection to L'Arche. In my mind. the L'Arche community embodies one of the clearest pictures of mutuality in the 21st century. I am often gripped by Jean Vanier's concept of shared “impuissance” (or touching our shared powerlessness) as a means to understanding our common human experience. It returns my imagination to the twenty years of my life (1978-1998) where I lived in holistic community with disabled adults in a few different settings. You give me/us a great question to hold!
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