disability

Day 1470: The Real Homeless Man Experiment

We say it’s what’s on the inside that counts but that’s not true – that’s what I realized yesterday.   It’s 12 : 12 PM on day 1470 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, read Proverbs 8, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting up straight to…

Day 1469: Do you constantly compare your journey to that of others?

Everybody’s journey is different comparing my journey to that of others is unfair to me – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1 : 16 PM on day 1469 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, read Proverbs 7, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  publish my Kid of the Week feature feed…

Day 1468: My thoughts on the Kelli Stapleton attempted murder-suicide

Nobody has the right to take someone else’s life – that’s my message to overwhelmed special needs parents.   It’s 12 : 58 PM on day 1468 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 6, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  feed myself  Puttu – a breakfast dish of steamed…

Day 1467: “Pretty Hurts” by Beyoncé Knowles

Pretty hurts, we shine the light on whatever’s worst Perfection is a disease of a nation, pretty hurts, pretty hurts Pretty hurts, we shine the light on whatever’s worst We try to fix something but you can’t fix what you can’t see It’s the soul that needs the surgery – Beyoncé Knowles, “Pretty Hurts”  …

Day 1466: Unleash the Hero in You

You are the hero that you’ve been waiting for– that’s my message to the world.   It’s 12 : 32 PM on day 1466 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, go back to sleep,  brush my teeth, read Proverbs 4, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting up straight…

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,…