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Day 1517: Calm down

Calm the heck down– that’s what I learned today.   It’s 3 : 13  PM on day 1517 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Isaiah 4,    publish my Disability of the Day feature, feed myself egg with bread  for breakfast, work on a surprise and have lunch.   Today…

Day 1511: Less Me and More God

23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. 4 They tie up heavy, cumbersome loads and…

Day 1510: Your efforts going unappreciated? Appreciate your own efforts

Just because some people don’t notice or appreciate what you do doesn’t mean that what you do isn’t important – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1 : 52 PM on day 1510 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Song of Song 5, publish my Disability of the Day feature,…

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 4, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, feed myself egg with bread for breakfast, do some…

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 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 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 1498: Declining my free pass

Just because society gives you a free pass doesn’t mean you should take it – that’s my message to differently-abled people everywhere.   It’s 12 : 09  PM on day 1498 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Ecclesiastes 5, publish my Disability of the Day feature, promote my Educate Generations…

Day 1493: Choosing What Defines You

You choose what defines you – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12 : 00 PM on day 1493 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 31, publish my Disability of the Day feature,   feed myself peanut butter sandwich and a banana  for breakfast and promote my Educate Generations…

Day 1492: Are you putting in the hard work required to become successful?

Success is the result of days of hard work – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 2 : 07 PM on day 1492 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 30, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings,  feed myself egg with bread and a banana for…