Disability Doesn’t Make You Exceptional…

“Disability doesn’t make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does.”  Stella Young

Another Success Story…

Today, another success story about folks just like you and me who have overcome their disability and gone on to success. Ralph Braun The late founder of the Braun Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of wheelchair accessible vehicles, and named “a champion of change” by President Barack Obama, Ralph Braun was a man who…

Advice From Stephen Hawking…

“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.” — Stephen Hawking

Joseph Campbell on Letting Go…

We must let go of the life we have planned, so we can accept the one that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell

A Trip To Old McDonald’s…

Flying down a winding mountain road, windows down and the sweet smells of Spring rushing in, reminds me that a simple trip out of the house for lunch is cause for celebration.

Creative Release Can Come in Many Forms…

Today I want to share a video I produced this morning for my son’s Christian rock band. It only runs a minute, but it’s just one example of the many things you can do to take your mind off your infirmities and exercise some creativity. Click here to view the video. I produced it using…

Beautiful…

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

A Matter of Perception…

“Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.” -Martina Navratilova

A Salute to Caregivers…

Every Monday and Thursday, I visit the Mountain Hearts fitness center to go through my water therapy — which I credit for still being able to walk — albeit with a walker, even in the house. In order to get there, I rely on the generosity of my two good friends from Sunday School, Phil…

Start…

“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” — St. Francis of Assisi