Tank, Meet My Tank

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Pushing Forward by Colonel Jackson0 Comments

Since I had my heart attack in my police cruiser in 1990, I have learned that it’s not the world I thought it was. If you receive benefits from your village, city, township, parish, county, state or even federal services, you best plan on getting in line and then plan …

If I Can, You Can!

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Pushing Forward by Karen Lynn0 Comments

Many, many years ago, when I was only 5 months old, I became paralyzed due to a DPT shot and a doctor who refused to listen to a wise woman, whom I called mama. Over night, I fell into a deep, deep sleep, and did not wake for 10 days. …

Charting Your Life

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Pushing Forward by Diane Standiford0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Multiple Scleroses in 1990, but my symptoms began after a pick-up truck hit collided with me in 1967. Crossing the street on the way to the park, riding my red bike, looking both ways, next thing I saw was a painter’s truck slam to a stop …

A Broken Heart Exposed

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Pushing Forward by Marelise Prinsloo0 Comments

I have been trying to get a certain emotion out of my system, and I guess tonight is as good a time as any. This emotion is called grief, and perhaps for some people this would seem somewhat over exaggerated, but to me it is still a very real thing. …

Getting Involved is Normal

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Pushing Forward by Courtney Wallace0 Comments

Growing up in a small town in rural Indianapolis, Indiana, I never considered myself as different even though I was, according to the “normal” teenager. I guess I never noticed it because I didn’t allow myself to notice it and neither did my family or my friends. I wasn’t allowed …

Superior Nonsense

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Pushing Forward by Marelise Prinsloo0 Comments

A few years ago early on a Friday morning I was at home w ith ach department phone our housekeeper. It was a very ordinary morning until I heard a noise in the house. It turned out to be a burglar, he had taken our housekeeper by surprise. He was …