Our Common Ultimate Purpose

, by  Willem Kuypers , popularity : 28%

For people with intellectual disability, even more important than “normalization” is their growth in love, openness, service and holiness, which is the ultimate purpose of each human person. This growth in love does not exclude in any way doing all we can to help each person acquire knowledge and independence or be well integrated into the life of society.

- Jean Vanier, An Ark for the Poor, p.11