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Day 1319: Deceived by Perception

Perception and reality are two very different things– that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12  : 00 PM on day 1319 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, feed myself egg with bread for breakfast, read Psalm 10,   publish my Disability of the Day feature,   promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign – on…

Day 1317: Top 5 myths about global poverty … debunked

“Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression.” ~  Barbra Streisand   It’s 12  : 30 PM on day 1317 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to   brush my teeth, pray, read Psalm 8,   publish my Disability of the Day feature, feed myself All Bran Flakes for breakfast,  promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign –on $602.85– practice sitting…

Day 1315: Being grateful when it seems there’s nothing to be grateful for

The mere fact that I’m alive is something to be grateful for– that’s what I realized today.   It’s 12  : 50 PM on day 1315 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, read Psalm 6, chat to granny on skype, read Matthew 28,   publish my Disability of the…

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 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 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?

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

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

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,…

Day 1304: Ziauddin Yousafzai: My daughter, Malala

Everybody needs at least one person who believes in them – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12  : 17 PM on day 1304 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   brush my teeth, read Job 38, publish my Disability of the Day feature, promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign – still no donations since Monday  - …