Category Archives: Spiritual Focus

For me, the key to thinking positively about my life with my disability is to maintain a spiritual focus. These posts share some of my thoughts on the spiritual focus of life in relation to my disability.

Did you do that for me?

When I was first disabled, I was so angry at God.  Angry at Him for letting that happen to me.  When I was able-bodied, I did not even really know Him.  Although I am a believer today, I was not … Continue reading

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I Want to Tell the Story

My husband and I have recently been attending a Catholic church near our home. He has belonged to the Catholic Church for almost twenty years, but everything about their church has been a new experience for me. I have been … Continue reading

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Life goes on…turn the page.

I was just searching for my testimony earlier this morning and I thought to myself, “boy, that was a long time ago.”  It has been a long time – I have believed in Jesus Christ for almost twenty years now.  … Continue reading

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Divine Coincidence

This thought is purely subjective on my part. The Lord tells us that His thoughts are different from our thoughts. But, I wonder about this. Was there a reason behind my brain injury? Could it be a divine coincidence? I … Continue reading

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It’s as simple as A, B, C

I once taught a Bible Study class at my church that was designed for adults with developmental disabilities.  We called the class the Specialists, which comes from an idea in a book that I once read.  The author mentioned speaking … Continue reading

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And He Sat Down at the Right Hand of God: Loving the Lord

I worked to graduate college and find good employment and then, it was all taken away from me. More bittersweet days. The days when I could compose eloquent text are just gone from me now, but this I do remember. … Continue reading

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Nothing In Common With Those People

My husband and I have recently been going to a weekly small group study with a campus church group that is now sharing our church facility.  Their group is populated by recent university graduates and they are younger than Robert … Continue reading

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My Master Tells Me to Wait: Waiting On the Lord

Have you ever felt like a dog with a treat balanced on your nose and your master is telling you to wait before you chomp on that treat? That is how I feel right now.  My patience has been running … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Door: 5 Historic Churches in Mechanicsburg, Ohio

Robert and I celebrated our wedding anniversary this past weekend by driving about an hour west of Columbus and visiting a small town near central Ohio.  In Mechanicsburg, there are five churches that were built in the nineteenth century.  We … Continue reading

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Blessed

I have not written for quite a while.  It has been for a lot of little reasons.  My short- term memory, along with my focus, has been failing.  I have been moderately depressed lately.  My vision -well, I cannot even … Continue reading

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