Dealing With The Pain of Being Ignored

Has this situation ever happened to you? Have people ever avoided talking with you, when they should? What am I talking about?  If you have an obvious disability, then you can probably guess it.

I am talking about the tendency of some people, to avoid an uncomfortable situation or make an assumption based on appearance. In some ways, I can sympathize with the two groups; as I’ve had my own encounters in these areas.

My goal is not to point fingers and humiliate people in a public arena. Such tactics may garner high site traffics; however, they do not yield any lasting fruits worth mentioning. My goal is to offer some helpful solutions for dealing with such situation.

This article should be of value to people, who are disabled and people, who do not have a disability. I will encourage you to take the time and read it. Shall we start with an illustration?
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I’m Offended!

In December, I had a heated conversation with a friend.  During our conversation, I could sense God saying something amidst this unpleasant talk.  “He is right, about this” is what came to mind, later. Continue reading “I’m Offended!”

Easy to say “Forgive”

This is my first attempt at writing fiction. I had written a couple; however that was a very long time ago and were mostly class assignments. The story is loosely based on past events and I did change some things, as needed. Enjoy!

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The Faith Healer Cometh

“A faith healer is coming to Toms River, NJ!” declared a local newspaper. It was a chilly autumn evening, in 1976, when Mom and I went to see this guy.  I was 10 years old and I wanted God to heal my eyes and ears.  My mom believed that if I was healed, then I would not have to suffer.

Upon arrival, we saw a large crowd packing church. There may well have been over 200 people on that day. To handle the overflow, the church set up seats in a side room.  A sound system was set up so they could hear what was going on.

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