A New Year’s Resolution You’ll Keep

By Scott Uecker Every New Year’s Eve we struggle with the same old New Year’s resolutions to better ourselves and most of us will fail. This is because we pick things that are difficult or things we just don’t want to do. We have good intentions, but life always gets in the way. Let’s break... Continue Reading →

Moving forward, one day at a time…

2016 was one heck of year, wasn’t it?!  We would be remiss if we did not acknowledge the very real emotional toll that this past year has taken on so many. Certainly, we felt it here as disability advocates. As, I’m sure you felt it too. No matter where you stand, left, right or center,... Continue Reading →

A Credo for Being Human

                                1. Love yourself without hesitation or caveat. 2. Embrace failure as an essential part of your personal journey. 3. Listen. Think. Think some more. Respond. Listen some more. Repeat. 4. Search for beauty in the mundane. 5. Read every... Continue Reading →

What can we learn from Pope Francis?

Last month during the Washing of the Feet, a Catholic tradition typically reserved for Vatican priests, Pope Francis chose instead to wash the feet of those with disabilities. Last year, he washed the feet of women and Muslims. You can almost hear the collective gasp! But, the Pope’s audacity does not end there! Unlike his... Continue Reading →

Caring leads to change

There is no question that living with a disability is difficult. It is! Really, really difficult! It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, fall into a “why even bother” mode and bow to the limitations that your disability presents. We get it! Sometimes, it’s just plain easier to throw in the towel…to simply stop caring. One of... Continue Reading →

Let us not make resolutions in the New Year, but instead reflect on who we are and who we wish to become. Let the wise words of these men and women carry you on your journey and remain with you, always... "Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with... Continue Reading →

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