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Hi. I am Grace Eagle Reed and I am the host for Disability Awareness. My guest and I broadcast on the 4th Monday of the month at 11am. I am 70 years old and have MS (Multiple Sclerosis). I have had MS since age 35 so have been disabled for a long time. I am a survivor in a way as my condition is in remittance for now. All I have to do to activate it is get overworked, stressed, overly anxious, overly weary, etc. Kinds funny really as there is 'incoming' stress all the time. Because I am disabled I am also low income and when my buggy broke down at the tune of $500 that was stress! The point is that I have had to learn how to feed into my disability when appropriate and when to just ignore that which is not that important. In other words I have learned a great deal about detachment with wisdom. And I have learned how to trust in the 'Source', trust in the process and know that not for a second am I left to myself---Faith that keeps me knowing that while my body is disabled---my mind and spirit is not. And for that I am grateful. Hey catch the show. http://www.negotiatingshadows.com

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Stepping into my 'Old Suit'

Hi---I have been too ill to make it to my show for the last few weeks. I am still not used to being this limited and I am looking for ways to step into my present life---stepping into my old suit for you see inside me I am still that vital 21---well 35 year old that traveled the world with a peace message. Transportation is a big problem for me. I am in the process of stepping up, changing what I can, taking courage to be the me I am today, honoring my not so handicapped self and---well much to do if I am to be the wonderful person who still wants to make a difference in the world. I do have great guest lined up for my Disability Awareness show for Jan. so hang in with me, pray for---no with me---and perhaps I can make a difference still before I take that final dirt bath (humor). Something I have discovered over the last 70+ years---things change, people change, life can be a hard place, life 101 is what it is, and attitude makes a difference between success or failure---and failure is ok if it is not taken so seriously. Anyway contact me if you feel for it and I will see you on the radio soon. Happy Holidays all. Grace

Stepping into my 'Old Suit'

Hi---I have been too ill to make it to my show for the last few weeks. I am still not used to being this limited and I am looking for ways to step into my present life---stepping into my old suit for you see inside me I am still that vital 21---well 35 year old that traveled the world with a peace message. Transportation is a big problem for me. I am in the process of stepping up, changing what I can, taking courage to be the me I am today, honoring my not so handicapped self and---well much to do if I am to be the wonderful person who still wants to make a difference in the world. I do have great guest lined up for my Disability Awareness show for Jan. so hang in with me, pray for---no with me---and perhaps I can make a difference still before I take that final dirt bath (humor). Something I have discovered over the last 70+ years---things change, people change, life can be a hard place, life 101 is what it is, and attitude makes a difference between success or failure---and failure is ok if it is not taken so seriously. Anyway contact me if you feel for it and I will see you on the radio soon. Happy Holidays all. Grace

 

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