As a child, I felt a lot of shame. Growing up at the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, I was just like all the other patients. Once I was sent home, I was different than everyone else in my town, including all of my family members. I walked and moved differently than the other children … [Read more…]
This #ThrowbackThursday is going way, way back. Looking at the face of that little baby, you would never know that bones and tissue in both legs were malformed and I was missing bones and numerous toes. I was living in the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, where I grew up for seven years, about four … [Read more…]
#ThrowbackThursday to a sunny day on the balcony of a cruise ship. Cruise ships are so interesting, because you get a taste of so many destinations and cultures in a short time. I believe that my journey to Self awareness has led to a greater appreciation and curiosity for other cultures.
On my travels, I am occasionally lucky enough to get to visit amazing locations like the Coliseum in Rome. This structure has seen almost 2000 years of history. It has seen emperors and kings, and millions of regular people like me. Each had their own story. Each was on their own journey. Each was yearning … [Read more…]