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An Updated Version: My Prince in Slightly Rusty Armor

It is now February here and quite cold outside.  As my husband left for work this morning, he told me that it was going to be really cold today.  I told him that I had no intention of leaving the … 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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Our Ever-Present Lord

The first word that I spoke as an infant was God.  The second word that I spoke was dammit.  I have been told that was what led my mother and my grandmother to instantly stop using that expletive almost as … Continue reading

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The Lord Looks at Our Heart

It’s not about your outward appearances.  That’s not what matters.  Last week, I remember seeing a lady wearing a pair of super high heel slings with just two thin straps to hold her feet in and a huge athletic bandage … Continue reading

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Singing A New Song: The Hour I First Believed

About a year and a half after my disability began, I returned to college with the goal of finally graduating and ultimately, of finding employment as a college graduate.  While I was a student, I was very busy with school … Continue reading

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During Rainy Days: Focus on the Positive

Sometimes, my husband refers to me as a Pollyanna and in some ways, I would have to say he’s right.  But to focus on the positive is more to me than just a pie in the sky pipe dream. I … Continue reading

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Hemiplegic Humor

Years ago, when I was working as a staff member at a state university, one of the professors within the department was blind.  He and I spoke all of the time.  One day, I remember telling him that so often … Continue reading

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