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I Want to Come Home

I Want to Come Home

As my body fails, loved ones died, and children suffer my desire to come home intensifies. Today's post tries to explain the source of the longing and what it means.

To Have a Disability…

To Have a Disability…

To have a disability is to be constantly improvising. ~ Emmauel Smith

Thank God for my Handicaps

Thank God for my Handicaps

I thank God for my handicaps, for through them I have found myself, my work and my God. ~ Helen Keller

6 Disability Lessons Learned from a Kitchen Knife

6 Disability Lessons Learned from a Kitchen Knife

Since severing the tendon in my thumb with a kitchen knife, I learned several unforgettable lessons about life with a disability.

About six weeks ago, the knife I was using to remove the label from a container slipped and severed the tendon in my left thumb. After waking up from repair surgery to a left hand swathed and immobile in a ginormous splint, the surgeon outlined a list of restrictions.

No lifting with the left

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Jolene Philo is a published author, speaker, wife, and mother of a son with special needs.

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