Good things take time

We often forget to be patient with ourselves. When we stumble, we begin to criticize ourselves developing a negative mindset. Over time, this will keep derail us and our persistence diminishes causing us to give up. Instead, as we move forward remember it is acceptable to sometimes take a moment to re-access the situation, takeContinue reading “Good things take time”

Resilient

Often when faced with chronic illness and/or injury we tell yourselves and others that we cannot do (you fill in the blank). Yet the reality is that we can and often do the tasks. Sometimes the task seems impossible, but I know from personal experience that with a little bit of hard work and practiceContinue reading “Resilient”

Success takes movement

Just like a sailboat, we have to keep moving to reach our goals. Living with an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury and Chiari Malformation makes daily life more challenging, but each step taken makes reaching my goal of walking without assistive devices closer. I remember the day the doctor told me, “sorry, but get used toContinue reading “Success takes movement”

Change a heart

2 Corinthians 9:7  “Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” No matter what goes on in our daily lives, we all the opportunity to do something nice for others. It can be as simple as a smile, giving upContinue reading “Change a heart”