TIP WEDNESDAY Tip #7 Stay Organized Though it seems to be a common sense tip, it really is more a matter of purposely training yourself to stay organized. If you have a creative type of personality, it’s easy to
This is another excerpt from my Work In Progress, Gratitude in Overcoming Obstacles: Faith Pushes You Through due to come out later this year. The devotional, “Like Water in The Desert” comes from my second section: Coping With Divorce. ***
3 Benefits to a Low Vision Exam A low vision exam is usually set up through referral, either by a regular optometrist or an eye specialist. The specialist may practice in the same network or in a separate location. My low vision exam was
Jesus the Other Sun Walking Along the Lighted Path… Becoming a Speaker After I left the United Arab Emirates, the last of seven foreign countries in which I lived and taught English, I planned to become a speaker. I wanted to share the
A Sight For Sore Eyes The Lighter Side to Facing Vision Loss *** For any new readers who may have chanced upon this blog, I suffer from Retinitis Pigmentosa, an incurable vision disease that leads to blindness. I’ve always tried to
Coping with Caregiving In Your Own Way Immediately inside the door to my sister’s house lay a beige mud rug. I kicked the snow off my boots and set them on the rug. After brushing the remaining snow off my blue
Are you a fan of America’s Funniest Home Videos? Here’s a great one! Click on this link to watch “Smiley’s Bad Day“ This video won an award. No wonder! It is hilarious! But when I watched a second time, I saw
Guess what? This is my 200th post! Whoo-hoo! For such a pivotal milestone, I thought I’d re-post something I wrote a few years ago because it contains such a great message: Words Define and Guide Us “I, personally, prefer to use the word “sight”
The whole transaction happened so fast I didn’t have time to respond.
I held the receipt in my hand with its squiggly line drawn in place of my name, and lifted it closer to examine it.
What was this supposed to mean?
I thumped my head with the palm of my hand and rolled my eyes.
One of the things that makes me smile the most is that God took a vision-impaired, map-challenged young woman, one who got lost all the time in the city she grew up in and He set her loose on the world. On mountains in the Far East. In deserts in the Middle East. In canyons in South and Central America, all on a small teacher’s salary.
She grew up rather quiet and shy–quite bookish. Certainly not one people would ever believe would have the daring to learn several new languages and travel the world, often alone.
That woman is me.