TIm GilmerIn 2000, I faced a life decision: whether to continue teaching community college writing courses or accept the editorship of NEW MOBILITY magazine. So I prayed — as I often do — that God would make my path clear. Many of us with disabilities, with our overriding need to live independently, reject the idea that God guides our lives. As for me, over the years I have grown to accept that much of my life path has, in ways beyond my understanding, been chosen for me.

The application process, trial editing and writing assignments went smoothly. I told myself that either path would be right since teaching and editing both centered around what I love doing most — writing. Then came a three-hour interview with Barry Corbet, Jean Dobbs and then-owner Jeff Leonard at Barry’s home in the Rockies. Afterward, I flew home to Oregon and awaited their decision. When Jean called and offer