“My grace is sufficient for you…”

I’ll be honest…the past year or so hasn’t been the best in terms of my health. With that said – I’m not dying or anything like that so don’t worry too much. Technically speaking we’re all dying…but that’s a conversation for another time. Anyway… A bit of history: Things were dicey from the time I was born until I was…

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“Does he need a menu?”

It seems like an honest question, posed by a waitress when we were somewhere in the Southern U.S. about 10 years ago. We walked into the restaurant and waited to be seated. The waitress came over, greeted Joy (she was standing in front of me) and then asked: “Does HE need a menu?” Apparently, I’m HE…!?!? I’m sure the young…

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Where are people with disabilities hiding?

From the time I was born until the time I turned 18 or 19 years old, I was involved with 2 organizations that helped me and my parents deal with the issues that having Spina Bifida brings. The first was the Thames Valley Children’s Centre in London, Ontario and the other was the Rotary Children’s Place in Sarnia – which…

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So…What do you have?

Sometimes having a disability is like the elephant in the room. Everyone knows it’s there, but no one wants to say anything. It’s just awkward. Here’s a scenario that happens to everyone. You meet someone via email or telephone and you develop a mental picture of what that person looks like, or, if you’re like me – a bit nosey,…

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