Category Archives: Faith

These are the Days I Will Remember!

I must first extend a special thank you to those who reached out following my last post regarding my surgery. Your prayers, comments, telephone calls, Facebook messages, etc. were so helpful in my recovery and I can’t thank you enough … Continue reading

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My Seventh Anniversary…with Gratitude

Seven years ago today Dr. Liar changed the course of my life in a matter of seconds when he hit my spinal cord during what should have been a routine surgery to repair a herniated disc. And while I have … Continue reading

Posted in Being Thankful, Dolphin Tale, Don't Give Up, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Dr. Liar, Faith, Forgiveness, God, Gratitude, Happiness, Hurt but not Broken, Living with no Regrets, Pain, Richard Carlson, Self Discovery, Spinal Cord Injury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

An Hour to Live…

“The key to a good life is this: If you’re not going to talk about something during the last hour of your life, then don’t make it a top priority during your lifetime.” ~Richard Carlson Recently I ‘stumbled’ across a … Continue reading

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Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

I recently saw a photograph of Dr. Liar, the lying neurosurgeon who slammed a mallet into my spinal cord causing permanent damage during what should have been a routine Cervical Discectomy and Fusion surgery. This photograph is the first I … Continue reading

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‘I Know We’re Gonna Make It!’

A very dear friend sent me a beautiful song on You Tube following my Gloom, Despair and Misery post a few weeks ago. I thought it was the kindest gesture since I needed to hear this particular song. She is … Continue reading

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“Stick to the Fight when you’re Hardest Hit!”

Every now and then, I run across a poem, song or a wonderful piece of written material making me pause and think…”gosh, that is exactly what I was thinking!” The two below did just that for me this past week. … Continue reading

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Gloom, Despair and Agony

I believe there are two types of people in the world. There are good luck people and bad luck people. Good luck people walk around with an aura of bright colors surrounding them and a spring in their step. Visual … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Disability, Dr. Liar, Employer and disability, Faith, Finding the joy, Pain, Pain Management, physical therapy, Self Discovery, Social Security Disability, Spinal Cord Injury, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Do You Believe in Easter?

Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.  ~Floyd W. Tomkins We live and die; Christ died and lived!  ~John Stott I read this story years ago and ironically ran across … Continue reading

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Not an Average Birthday…!

“Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.” — Elizabeth Gaskell  April Fool’s Day — always a fun day for those with a sense of humor. However, I have to admit I tend … Continue reading

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Putting Romance Into Perspective

On Valentine’s Day my husband and I celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary. We were unable to celebrate in the usual fashion since once again I am on a new medication and having some difficulties with the side effects. That evening … Continue reading

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