Category Archives: Disability Focus

These posts are focused on thinking positively about disability issues.

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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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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The Beginning of My New Life: “For all the blessings I can not see”

I was just tinkering around my blog when I came across this post.  While I do remember this incident, it is just too easy to forget the lesson I inferred from that day. It was my starting over again day.  … 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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I’ve Got You, Babe: Disability & Marriage Nine Years Later

This Saturday will be the ninth anniversary of my first date with my husband.  When I remember that night, I still smile.  Even though I have recently been going through some rough times, my memories from that first date just … Continue reading

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All Aboard: A 2014 Stop on the Underground Railroad

My husband and I share an interest in Civil War history.  Robert grew up in Mississippi and I can remember that even in one of our first phone conversations I told him I was a lifelong Yankee.  And now, I … Continue reading

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Love, from your bump on a log.

Sometimes, I think it is only me who is constantly reminded of my disability.  What I mean is, I will always be aware of having a walking life and of having a rolling life.  I will always have memories of … Continue reading

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