Category Archives: teenagers

The helping door swings both ways

LEARNING As I explained to my first graders in Sunday School today, the helping door swings both ways. What do I mean by this? Sometimes you are helping and sometimes someone is helping you. This is OK. I asked them … Continue reading

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Adjust and Compensate

LEARNING Sometimes maybe through an illness, we need to learn life lessons earlier. I became old at 10 when my Dad was diagnosed with kidney failure. At 21 while at Rutgers in NJ, I was diagnosed with MS. I’ve had … Continue reading

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$20 in your pocket

ENERGY This is my theory on my energy. It might help you. Think about it. I view my energy like…having a $20 bill in my pocket. No credit cards. Once the $20 bill is gone, that is it. My energy … Continue reading

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You are GREAT! Other’s reactions.

OTHER’S JUDGEMENT I was at a writing course this morning. The teacher said something to the effect to me that at first she did not know how to handle me because of my handicap. This was a kind and honest … Continue reading

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What are your gifts?

GIFTS/VALUE / PURPOSE I remember when I was younger I thought good thing the world is run by humans and not computers. I was in High School and it was the 1980’s. I tend to do well with the human … Continue reading

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We are all in this together

RULES FOR ALL OF US MOVING FORWARD How about if we all share our thoughts to make life better for everyone. All of you are very important to me. Your comments are very important. Maybe you have a better idea … Continue reading

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Purpose

I wear my vulnerability on my sleeve. A lot of people never get past the physical aspect of me, but every once in a while people see me. It might be a fleeting shadow running down the street, but some … Continue reading

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Vanilla Ice Cream

Remember the world is vanilla ice cream. You might be rocky road or mint chocolate chip. The world does not know how to understand you, so it might be easier to alienate you. It might laugh at you or ridicule … Continue reading

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Is your value determined buy others?

Since when… Is your value determined by others? Should I buy the fact that others do not see my value? It is interesting. “Normal” people do not see my value in the job market. In general, media says you must … Continue reading

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What are you going to do about it?

Because of my MS I struggle to get around the house, BUT I do. I refuse to give up. I see the value in me even when others do not. Some have all the gifts or power in the world … Continue reading

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