Cerebral Palsy

Day 1509: Embracing challenge

Challenges are necessary for human evolution – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1 : 45  PM on day 1509 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Song of Songs 5, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, feed myself egg with bread for breakfast, do some…

Day 1508: How to learn almost anything

Not knowing how to do something is not an excuse in the 21st century – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1 : 42  PM on day 1508 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Song of Songs 3, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, feed…

Day 1507: “Stand by You” by Marlisa

I will stand by you When all of your dreams are shattered And your world is left in tatters When you’ve lost we lost together I’ll stand by, I will stand by you If black is your brightest color If hurt is your only lover When you fight, we fight together I’ll stand by, I…

Day 1506: Making the most of life

7 Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do. 8 Always be clothed in white, and always anoint your head with oil. 9 Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun—all your meaningless days. For…

Day 1505: The Principal of Reciprocity

Life works on the principal of reciprocity – that’s what I figured out today.   It’s 1 : 17  PM on day 1505 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Ecclesiastes 12, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings,  feed myself a peanut butter sandwich and a banana…

Day 1504: Problems and Perspective

When you look at the bigger scheme of things the things you thing are important seem so small – that’s what I keep realizing. It’s 3 : 53 PM on day 1504 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Ecclesiastes 11, publish my Disability of the Day feature, publish my Kid of…

Day 1502: There is a solution to every problem

To every problem there is a solution – that’s what I keep realizing. It’s 1 : 24 PM on day 1502 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Ecclesiastes 9, publish my Disability of the Day feature, promote my Educate Generations campaign – Priya Thomas made a donation of $40 yesterday…

Day 1501: “Incredible” by Celine Dion and Ne-Yo

We even counted us out We weren’t sure we’d make it But we’ve learned no matter what they dish out It’s nothing, we can take it – Celine Dion and Ne-Yo, “Incredible”   It’s 1 : 09  PM on day 1501 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Ecclesiastes…

Day 1500: Surrounding oneself with like-minded people

In life not everyone will support the things you do and that’s okay because you want people on your side who share your beliefs and values – that’s what I want the world to know.   It’s 12 : 09  PM on day 1500 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth,…

Day 1499: Andrew Solomon: Love, no matter what

“There are vertical identities, which are passed down generationally from parent to child. Those are things like ethnicity, frequently nationality, language, often religion. Those are things you have in common with your parents and with your children. And while some of them can be difficult, there’s no attempt to cure them. You can argue that…