Category Archives: Handicap

Mute

Silence wraps itself around my senses Soundless visions tiptoe through my mind In my world, sound has been suspended I hear your voice only with my eyes Words are only shapes when they are spoken Taking form because of what I see … Continue reading

Posted in Free Verse, Gifts, Handicap, Insight, Life, Poetry, Reflection, Relationships, Senses, Vision | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Turnabout

“Thank you. Thank you very much” Ed said to the young man in the hoodie that held open the pharmacy door as he drove his power chair through it. “I appreciate it”. The young man just nodded. Rolling through the … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying, Fear, Fiction, Generations, Handicap, Integrity, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Kindness From A Window Washer

This morning, my cousin sent me an MP4 video called Kindness From A Window Washer.  I had seen it before and was moved by it.  I wanted to share it with you then, but my free WordPress blog does not … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Children, Compassion, Friendship, Handicap, Health, Kids, Laugh, Life, Love, Relationships, Self Esteem, Unity | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Should Growing Old Hurt?

I was thinking the other day about this growing old thing.  One day, you are just a kid and the next day you, well, aren’t.  I remember high school graduation like it was yesterday, but no, it was 63 years … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Generations, Handicap, Health, Humor, Life, Memories, Perspective, Random Thoughts, Reflection, Retirement | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

THUMBS UP

It is said that we truly don’t appreciate what we have until we no longer have it.  That simple fact was driven home last Thursday night.  I was putting the dogs out for the last time about 11 P M … Continue reading

Posted in Compassion, Family, Friendship, Handicap, Health, Ice, Neighbors, Reflection, Walking | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

I Am – You Are

I  read a post that contained a poem by Shel Silverstein from his book “Every Thing On It”. It is called “Masks”. It so typified, to me, how we go through life so conscious of our shortcomings, or just our … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Bullying, Compassion, Dating, Fear, Fiction, Handicap, Life, Reflection, Self Esteem, Short Story | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Making His Point

According to recognized aero-technical tests the bumblebee cannot fly because of the shape and weight of his body in relation to the total wing area. But the bumblebee doesn’t know this, so he goes ahead and flies anyway. @@@@@ David … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Handicap, Life, Perspective, Self Esteem, Short Story, Sports, Youth | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Turnabout

“What we look at is not as important as what we see” “Thank you. Thank you very much” Ed said to the young man in the hoodie that held open the pharmacy door as he drove his power chair through … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Compassion, Faith, Fear, Fiction, Handicap, Insight, Life, Relationships, Senses, Short Story | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments