Tag Archives: wheelchair-user

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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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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Raising Cain about Ableism, Part 2

I told you yesterday that my husband and I were discussing differences between how I was treated when I was able-bodied and the ways that I am treated now as a wheelchair user. Because my short term memory is horrible … Continue reading

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Raising Cain about Ableism

My husband and I were discussing differences between how I was treated when I was able-bodied and the ways that I am treated now as a wheelchair user.  Whether I walk or I roll, I am the same person, but … Continue reading

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Faith for Healing by Thom Mollohan

“Faith is not a magic wand to make God do our bidding.  It is simply trusting God’s love, power, and holiness to work in us and through us…” is a quote from my Facebook friend, Thom Mollohan  The idea of … Continue reading

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My Own Opinion on How Others See The Wheelchair

I have held this view for as long as I have used the wheelchair. And that’s twenty-five years now, but who’s counting?! OK. We will start with 100% of the people in this world and then break it down from … 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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Go Forth Into The Day and Make It Good

I was reminded of this incident after I was considering the prejudice and discrimination which I all too often encounter.  Before we were married and when we were still engaged, my now and forever-husband and I were at the mall. … Continue reading

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