Category Archives: teenagers

Empowerment

thought I am in a wheelchair scooter and I usually open my own door to go into stores or places. I held the door open for a walking person the other day. Someone said to me yesterday, “let me hold … Continue reading

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Gratitude

GRATITUDE I taught Sunday School yesterday. The class was prayers. I taught the children they could pray a Hail Mary type prayer or Just talk to God. I asked them what are they grateful for…some replied bikes, toys, etc. Then … Continue reading

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Thank you, Zoe.

THANK YOU I met my friend, Zoe Nicholson, at Rollins College. Zoe is an activist and a feminist. Zoe fasted for over a month for Women’s Rights. She was honored at Rollins College by the Deans, faculty and staff, and … Continue reading

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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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