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”

My Liberating Truth

When I went in for brain surgery six years ago, I carried 24 years of head-banging onto the table. In the months prior to brain surgery, I hit my head on the curb twice and fell down a flight of tile stairs. There was no way for anyone to be certain of what would be.Continue reading “My Liberating Truth”

The Irony of Recovery

The irony of recovery Getting better means time for rest To process reconnection The irony of recovery Progress sparks hope for more Yet, a reminder to be patient and slow The irony of recovery Getting better means time for rest   I hold mixed feelings about my stroke recovery.  I get excited to participate inContinue reading “The Irony of Recovery”

There’s Nothing to Fear

There’s nothing to fear should I disappear,  For not everything is as it seems to appear.  Be confident that, to defeat, I’d never adhere, It is the process in which I don’t wish to interfere. I have no control over where Life will steer, I choose only to continue growing with cheer.   Having alwaysContinue reading “There’s Nothing to Fear”