Do You Look the Same as Everyone Else?

Due to human conditioning, most people don’t want to appear different. We want a smooth life, with as few bumps and bruises as possible. We don’t want to be considered odd, or peculiar, strange or unapproachable. We crave community, acceptance, symmetry with those that surround us. I have always been a wallflower, so I have … Continue reading Do You Look the Same as Everyone Else?

A Broken Heart Looks Like a Broken Heart

What did I get for an early Valentine’s Day Present? I got a renewed sense of how mean this world can be. Thanks world. Thanks. That is not something I really need to be reminded of. It is painful when someone wounds you so deeply that you can physically feel your heart hurt. It is … Continue reading A Broken Heart Looks Like a Broken Heart

Look Your Fears in the Eye in 2022!

My blindness is nothing! The small patch of vision that remains is enough for me to function in familiar situations without most people knowing that I have vision loss. Recently, I met a young man, totally blind and brave enough to take on the world, by himself. I was on the campus where my niece … Continue reading Look Your Fears in the Eye in 2022!

Look At It From Their Point of View

It is Christmas Eve. Well. Christmas Eve morning as I post this, but we will go with Christmas Eve. Have you ever thought about heaven on Christmas Eve? I’m not necessarily talking about today as the day before Christmas. Have you ever really thought about how the citizens of heaven were feeling the day before … Continue reading Look At It From Their Point of View

Sometimes Broken Eggs Look Beautiful

One of the most discouraging things about my vision difficulties is the loss of my driving privileges.  I'm not whining, promise!  There are just work-arounds that sometimes need to be done for normal, everyday things.  Something I really miss is being able to jump in the car and run to the store.  Within the past … Continue reading Sometimes Broken Eggs Look Beautiful

A Tear in My Eye for the Past and Present

Upfront. Soap Box. (Not about the election!) A little long. History is involved. Definitely SOAP BOX. I was recently talking with a twenty-two year old. We were having a conversation about making the most of the "mask" thing and having some fun with it by using different holiday themed patterns to make a some interesting … Continue reading A Tear in My Eye for the Past and Present