Now that I am married I want to explore some of the ways that romance is different with a disability.
“HEY! Now Walk it Out…Walk it out…Walk it out…” “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” James 1:2-5 As I prepareContinue reading ““HEY! Now Walk it Out…Walk it out…Walk it out…””
God has known from the very beginning what this journey would be for me. And so much has changed this year. It has been a year of shaking just as He promised.
Waiting in Wonder I love to inspire others and reach out to help others. I have always wanted to share my experiences and to bless the people around me. Back in January 2013 I began praying about my purpose in life and asking God to give me direction in regards to this question. I recordedContinue reading “Waiting in Wonder”
A New Leg of My Journey Twenty five years ago chemotherapy looked so very different than it does now. This was before nausea medicine, before steroid injections, before platelet shots. Back then most blood transfusions were not scanned for HIV and most drugs were experimental. Treatment with chemo often took a patient to the brinkContinue reading “A New Leg of My Journey”
When my leg was removed as a child my parents decided to purchase a grave plot and have it buried. Their reasons were modest enough and I am honored that they took my amputation so seriously. Still, I remember the awkward moment as a child standing before my grave plaque and trying to make theContinue reading “Consequences of Having One Foot in the Grave”
Last time in my post titled: Things Break – But We Don’t Have To (https://crutchprints.com/2014/01/07/things-break-but-we-dont-have-to/) we looked at ways that we tend to operate on the edge of a stress cliff. We overstress ourselves and stay teetering at the edge of our stress cliff so often that when one small and unexpected event (something breaksContinue reading “Things Break – But We Don’t Have To (Part 2)”
Greatness To be given a lot we must start with a little We must nurture that little each jot and each tittle And as we continue to express gratefulness Character is formed into faithfulness The quiet still moments that no others see Little do you know will then set you free To care forContinue reading “Greatness”
Things break. This is not a pessimistic viewpoint or a negative one; it is a reality and one that we must face as we go through life. Lately I have experienced a lot of breaking with the one thing that everyone else takes for granted: Legs. Due to my extremely high amputation it is essentialContinue reading “Things Break – But we don’t have to! (Part 1 of 2)”