Accepting Truth and Embracing Reality

When I first started to recover from my stroke, I didn’t want to allow myself to believe that my disability would prevent me from my dreams. At the time, I hadn’t realized the full truth of my being. I was still believing in the illusion that a life without epilepsy meant that I could beContinue reading “Accepting Truth and Embracing Reality”

My Tears are My Joy

Kyle was celebrating five years of cancer remission and he was driving his wife, Alice, out for a night out in the country. Kyle was quiet as he drove, his mind wandering to the years of his battle. He remembered the struggle, fear, support, and love throughout those years. His emotions erupted with gratitude andContinue reading “My Tears are My Joy”

Slowly, but Surely

Inspired by “It doesn’t matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius It has been so long since I last wandered Had time to enjoy the wind’s breeze Many years passed since I last travelled with ease ~It doesn’t matter how slowly you go, as long as you doContinue reading “Slowly, but Surely”

Progress Leads to Change

Progress leads to change Change welcomes uncertainty Uncertainty introduces learning Learning leads to growth Growth equals success When I speak of progress in my recovery, I find that many people jump to assume that all is well and that it’s time to start dreaming bigger. What they can’t easily recognize are the many changes IContinue reading “Progress Leads to Change”