Marathon Wheeler

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Discover how a woman wheelchair user with cerebral palsy found purpose in librarianship and in ordained ministry. Glean hints about how to live with purpose as a person with a physical disability. Gain clues on practical everyday living with a physical disability. Gather insights, as friends and health care professionals, on how to relate with understanding to people with a physical disability. Appreciate how the Christian faith can inform and strengthen motivation in the experience of physical disability.

E-book: $5.99  Hardcover: $15.99 Paperback: $10.99




Heather was born in India with a neurological condition, cerebral palsy, which affects her ability to move comfortably or speedily. She now uses a wheelchair. After a university education in behavioural sciences, librarianship and theology, Heather was employed as a librarian with the Australian Council for Rehabilitation of Disabled and was later ordained as a Uniting Church in Australia minister. Her working life continued with the Uniting Church Ipswich Central Mission (Chaplain with people with intellectual disabilities) and Camden Theological Library (Associate Librarian). Her ministry in aged care chaplaincy began in Mayflower Retirement village, Gerringong NSW. Ministry continued with UnitingCare Ageing Central Coast as chaplain. Retirement now leaves her time to spend with family and hobbies. Heather likes reading biography and murder mystery. Swimming also gives her pleasure. Heather volunteers in pastoral care and occasional preaching. She lives in Thornlands, Queensland, Australia.

1 review for Marathon Wheeler

  1. Dindo

    What an inspiring book of a courageous woman. Grab a copy now!

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