Tag Archives: disability

Why I hang out with people with MS

It’s way cool to hang out with people with MS. There’s no others like them. You might think there are cooler people to hang out with. Wrong. Athletes? Nope. Movie stars, musicians, writers? Uh-uh. Politicians? You’re kidding, right? You won’t … Continue reading

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My Disabled Savior

One of the great consolations of the Christian faith is that our Savior has identified with us in our humanity. Jesus was God incarnate, forced to deal with all the foibles of the flesh. He feels our pain. One of … Continue reading

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Questioning MRI

I’m a child of the 60’s and unapologetic about it. I was a hippie, a war protester, and a rock’n’roller when rock’n’roll was in its infancy. The values of that era continue to impact my behavior. I still have my … Continue reading

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Accessing Haiti

Haiti on my mind… Perhaps because I’m (self-)publishing a novel about one girl’s life there. Or because Haiti is never far from my heart. After several trips and reading everything I can find about the place and working for a … Continue reading

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Mephibosheth

My faith is a big part of how I deal with MS, just as it’s a big part of all I do. As the primary guide for the Christian faith, the Bible doesn’t say a lot about disability. But it … Continue reading

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The newly diagnosed

(Many days, when I’m confronted with the dreaded “blank page” that’s the bane of so many writers’ creative lives, I find myself with a recurring problem: what to write. That’s due more to a lack of inspiration than a shortage … Continue reading

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What do you want to do?

I’m the last guy anyone would call a “positive thinker”. The gift of looking on the bright side of things is all concentrated in other members of my family. Usually, I don’t see a glass half full; I see it … Continue reading

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