Thoughtful Thursdays

Finding Strength in Susceptibility

Finding Strength in Susceptibility

It’s been a tough couple of weeks, hasn’t it? It’s hard for me to admit, but I fit all the criteria—medical history, age, and underlying health conditions. All those annoying challenges from life as a paraplegic, the ones I try so hard to discount, are now highlighted regularly. Daily, if not hourly, I’m reminded: I am susceptible to COVID-19. There, […]

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The Strange Friendship

The Strange Friendship

This week’s inspirational thought is a short one, but potent. Over the last several weeks, I’ve been wrestling with house issues, health issues, and some unexpected schedule changes. Nothing serious, thank goodness, but that steady stream of speed bumps had put me in a bit of a funk. Then I stumbled upon this quote: What?? […]

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Keeping Hearts Full: Why Friendships Matter

Keeping Hearts Full: Why Friendships Matter

Thanks so much for your responses to my last column, Keeping Empty Hearts Full. That heart-shaped bouquet of multi-colored balloons resonated with many of you. So, this week I’m going to take a closer look at one balloon that helps keep my heart full, the spirit-lifting gift of friendship. This quote caught my eye: Friendships are important, […]

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