There is no try, there is only Do.

I spend so much time not writing or doing what I love because I am so concerned about how it will be received or if it will be good enough. This fear or concern causes a production freeze. I consider the option that doing nothing is better than producing something bad. I think this thought [...]

Thy Will Be Done

If you know me, I don't think you would deny that I can be a bit of a "willful" person. I do not like being told what to do. And goodness do I have some fiery opinions. I will try to keep the "Christianese" to a minimum, but there are certain phrases that while foreign [...]

Can we DTR?

Oh hey, DTR means "define the relationship" in case you did not know. I never actually know who reads these things I write. When I freelance or ghost-write, I don't think on too much about my ongoing relationship with those readers. It is primarily a one and done experience. But, with all of you beautiful [...]

10 Things I am Tired of Hearing

The list below is comprised of one-liners able-bodied people say to me daily. Frankly, I am tired of them, not because they are insensitive, but because you people have zero creativity. Asking me, "How fast does that thing go?" Upon seeing my scooter, "I need one of those!" Seeing me with a soda or water in [...]

Running

I've been running for a really long time. Almost four years it seems. I know, running is a silly word choice for someone who uses a motorized scooter. But we can run too! I am not even sure if this post will make it onto the internet. Here I am, though, typing anyway and seeing [...]

On Disability and Inclusion in the Church

What follows is an edited transcript from a short session I ran at the recent "TASH conference" in Nashville: As I said at the beginning of this panel, my name is Matt Curcio. The capital letter “C” church has been a part of my life since I was about eleven years old. I have worked in [...]