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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 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 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 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…

Day 1453: Maleficent

If you want anything you do to be successful it has to be different from anything ever done before– that’s my message to the world.   It’s 1  : 20 PM on day 1453 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  brush my teeth,stretch my hamstrings,practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core…

Day 1447: Less TV = More Life

“I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. “- Groucho Marx   It’s 12  : 52 PM on day 1447 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed  to brush my teeth,   feed myself a peanut butter sandwich…

Day 1446: Giving and Receiving

Those who receive are more likely to give and those who give are more likely to receive – that’s what I realized this morning.   It’s 12  : 36 PM on day 1446 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed  to brush my teeth, pray,   feed myself a peanut butter sandwich and a banana…

Day 1445: Be Nice to Taylor Swift and everybody else

Be nice to everyone even those you may never meet– that’s my message to the world.   It’s 12  : 50 PM on day 1445 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth,   feed myself a peanut butter sandwich and a banana for breakfast,  read Psalm 133, publish my Disability of the…

Day 1444: A Month and Three Days

You never really get over losing someone you love with time you just learn to live with the ache in your heart – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12  : 59 PM on day 1444 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, go back to bed,  feed myself…