Cerebral Palsy

Day 1465: Is the miracle of being alive lost on you?

Never let the miracle of being alive be lost on you – that’s my message to the world.   It’s 1 : 07 PM on day 1465 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray,   read Proverbs 3, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting up straight to…

Day 1464: Angelina Jolie speaks on World Refugee Day 2009

“The refugees I have met and spent time with have profoundly changed my life. Today I want to thank them for letting me into their lives.”– UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie   It’s 12 : 34 PM on day 1464 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, go back to sleep,  brush…

Day 1463: “Amazing 6 Year Old Girl Explains The Meaning of Life (Must See!)”

“You don’t gotta be great to get started but you gotta get started to be great.” – Prince Ea, “Amazing 6 Year Old Girl Explains The Meaning of Life (Must See!)”   It’s 12 : 39 PM on day 1463 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,  brush my teeth, go back…

Day 1462: Embrace the Weird in You

If doing something makes you happy do it no matter how weird it may seem to some people – that’s my message to the world.   It’s 12 : 43 PM on day 1462 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, go back to bed, read Psalm 150, publish my Disability of…

Day 1461: Choose Happiness

When you live in the present instead of worrying about the future you choose to be happy – that’s what I learned today.   It’s 12 : 40 PM on day 1461 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, go back to bed, feed myself bread with egg for breakfast,…

Day 1460: “Nervous Girls” by Lucy Hale

I’m that girl you think that’s got it figured out. But I walk around, with a head full of doubt. The cruelest words about me, come from my own mouth – la da de, la de da. Yeah, I’m that girl, who wants what I ain’t got who looks in the mirror, and sees all…

Day 1459: Stand up for people who can’t stand up for themselves

Stand up for people who can’t stand up for themselves even if it comes at a cost to you – that’s my message to the world.   It’s 12 : 30 PM on day 1459 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, go back to bed, pray, read Psalm 147,  …

Day 1458: Do you give up the first time you get rejected?

“Sometimes you may feel like you are just about to realize your goal only to fall short. That is no reason to quit. Defeat happens only to those who refuse to try again.” ― Nick Vujicic   It’s 12 : 41  PM on day 1458 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my…

Day 1457: So connected Yet So Disconnected

In a time when it is so easy to connect we are more disconnected from each other than ever before– that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12 : 35 PM on day 1457 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, go back to bed, pray, read Psalm 145,   publish…

Day 1456: Yearning to be ordinary

Life is infinitely more complicated when one is differently-abled – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1 : 38 PM on day 1456 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Psalm 144,    publish my Disability of the Day feature and read Actually true firefighter fables.   Two days ago our…