Tag Archives: disability

What Would Dory Do?

I decided that to be able to tell you about the book I planned to, I needed to re-read it. I haven’t finished it yet, so I’ll put that review/dystopian scary crap off until tomorrow. Tonight I finally watched Finding … Continue reading

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Making Things Equal for Everybody

When I signed into WordPress tonight, I saw an interesting article. I lived in the province of Alberta in Canada for nine years, but since I was receiving Social Security Disability Income from the US and wasn’t a permanent resident … Continue reading

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Telling Your Stories for the Sake of Others

I finished this book today. It was the first of the memoirs I found about families touched by spina bifida. Diane was born in the 1940’s before they had any options to help babies born with the condition. Her family … Continue reading

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Apparently I Don’t Like Change

I’m struggling to do things in my life differently than I ever have before. I’m trying to believe that there are people out there who are reading this blog, so I keep going, no matter what is trying to keep … Continue reading

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Fingers on Keys

Patti Digh told me if I didn’t know what to write, sit with my fingers on my keys. Something has usually come for me with that advice, so I need to get back to just that. It really is hard … Continue reading

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Dear People Who Care: Listen!

How many of my readers with chronic illness and/or disability who go to church have been told, “I’ll pray for your healing, honey”? After they say, “Bless your heart, darlin’, “do they ever offer everything they’ve been told about any … Continue reading

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The Book That Changed My Life The Most

I never thought I could pick one of the books I’ve read over my lifetime that has changed my life. Some are like electricity when I read them; some just make me comforted. Some challenge me. It’s like picking one … Continue reading

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