Nisha Varghese

Nisha Varghese

Nisha Varghese was born and raised in East London, South Africa. She blogs about her life with Cerebral Palsy and promotes different causes through her writing and Tweets.

Day 1314: Having compassion for people who don’t have compassion for you

Day 1314: Having compassion for people who don’t have compassion for you

I have to have compassion for the fact that people don’t know what it’s like to be me – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12  : 54 PM on day 1314 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, read Psalm 5, feed myself All Bran Flakes for…

Day 1313: Reflection on Christianity this Good Friday

Day 1313: Reflection on Christianity this Good Friday

“God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son.”- John 3:16   It’s 12  : 00 PM on day 1313 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  brush my teeth,  read Psalm 4, Matthew 26 and Matthew 27,   pray, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  feed myself egg with bread for…

Day 1312: Is your attitude keeping you from being all that you can be?

Day 1312: Is your attitude keeping you from being all that you can be?

My attitude determines my altitude– that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12  : 23 PM on day 1312 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, read Psalm 3, feed myself a peanut butter sandwich for breakfast,   publish my Disability of the Day feature,  promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign – still on $582.85…

Day 1311: Society and its focus on bad behaviours

Day 1311: Society and its focus on bad behaviours

Society has everything backwards – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12  : 12 PM on day 1311 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, feed myself All Bran Flakes for breakfast,  read Psalm 2, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign – I can’t seem to get…

Day 1310: My Brother, a Panhandler and Pepsi

Day 1310: My Brother, a Panhandler and Pepsi

Kids don’t do as you say they do as you do– that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1  : 00 PM on day 1310 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, read Psalm 1,  feed myself egg with bread for breakfast,  publish my Disability of the Day feature,  promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign…

Day 1309: Different approaches = Different results

Day 1309: Different approaches = Different results

If you want different results you have to try different approaches – that’s what I keep learning.   It’s 12  : 08 PM on day 1309 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, feed myself All Bran Flakes for breakfast,  read Job 42, publish my Disability of the Day feature, practice sitting up straight to strengthen…

Day 1308: “Unsung Hero”

Day 1308: “Unsung Hero”

When you give you get back a trillionfold  – that’s what I wish the world would understand.   It’s 1  : 07   PM on day 1308 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  pray,   brush my teeth, go back to bed – I woke up too early –  publish my Disability of the…

Day 1307: Have you given yourself what you wish you could get from other people?

Day 1307: Have you given yourself what you wish you could get from other people?

Sometimes you have to give yourself what you wish you could get from other people– that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 2  : 40 PM on day 1307 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, continue reading Divergent by Veronica Roth, go shopping with family,  feed myself a…

Day 1306: Give people a chance

Day 1306: Give people a chance

Give people a chance they might surprise you – that’s what I keep learning.   It’s 12  : 00 PM on day 1306 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, feed myself All Bran Flakes for breakfast,  read Job 40, publish my Disability of the Day feature, promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign – still no…

Day 1305: Giving and the Ten Percent Rule

Day 1305: Giving and the Ten Percent Rule

If you don’t give more than what is required you’ll never have more than you need – that’s what I believe.   It’s 10  : 06 AM on day 1305 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, go back to bed – I woke up too early- read Job 39,…