When Nothing Is the Same

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When you’ve suffered a life-altering event, nothing feels the same.  At first, you desperately want things to get back to “normal.”  You want to feel good again and be able to do all the things you did before.  You want your body to respond when you raise your arm or move your foot.  You want […]

What’s New for You this New Year?

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Here we are, it’s a New Year and there can’t be a better time than this to seek some inspiring challenges and opportunities.  Maybe the place to start is to do everything you can to get out of your comfort zone?  Oh, I can hear some of you saying, “Mark, you have just lost your […]

It’s Too Big for Me, But It’s Not Too Big for God!

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Some things in life are big!  You lose a job and it’s big because your whole family is affected.  Everybody has to tighten their belts and stretch and bend to meet the monthly budgets. You have to start again to find new opportunities.  It’s big!  Your marriage falls apart and you wonder how you can […]

The Day I Learned to Tie My Shoes

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A lot of us look at life as an opportunity to reach certain levels of achievement. We work hard and hope to be successful and we think that getting one more promotion or one more degree is a mark of our own sweat and accomplishment. I thought that myself before I had a stroke. However, […]

Where Else Can I Turn?

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When life overwhelms us or becomes difficult, perhaps even causing us to feel hopeless, we wonder where we can turn.  Where will we find the help we need to get through the crisis of the moment?  When I was in the early phases of stroke recovery, I wasn’t always sure if I would actually get […]