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The right answer

I read this today and decided to share it with you… 1976 Seattle Special Olympics. Nine young competitors, all mentally or physically challenged assembled at the starting line for the 100 yard dash. At the sound of the gun, they … Continue reading

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Position of helplessness

Thouht Yesterday, I was very sad. I did not know why. About a hour or 2 later, I realized it. I was put in a position to feel needy, helpless. Now, I try to be independent. I am not stupid. … 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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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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Favorite Word

I am taking a writing class at the church. I was asked for my favorite word. It is Kindness and help. It is these 2 words because they go hand in hand. Many people have interpretations of kindness or help. … Continue reading

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Life is a Bowl of

I was riding my scooter today. Someone had written in chalk on a utility pole…Life is a bowl of _________. I thought interesting. I remember the Judy Blume book Life is a Bowl of Cherries.  After reading the writings on … Continue reading

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