On one hand, living with a disability or chronic illness creates so many barriers; nearly all of these vary or are contingent on a plethora of routes and lives lived up to this moment/up to the onset of disability. On the other hand, supporting someone with a wide variety of needs, such as someone in … Continue reading Paying Homage to Caregiving, and Being Taken Care Of – Part 1 of 2
It is not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.Epictetus Hey there, is this your first time seeing me? I love you. ↨♥ In Part One of the Purpose, or story that inspired Welcome Home Healing to come to life, we talked about some tough stuff that I experienced. If … Continue reading The Purpose Of Welcome Home Healing (Part Two)
Rather than fighting off shame, sadness, and pressuring ourselves to feel happier or cheer up, would it not be a better idea to become good friends with negativity? After all, we would not know one without the presence of the other.
In the words of Viktor Frankl, "What is to give light must endure burning." Over the years, I have come to learn that the adversity I have experienced is a gift to me. Without it, I would be able to help no one. Without it, I would not know what it means to be thirsty due to adversity. I … Continue reading Adversity Is A Gift