Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 1)

Planes Trains and Canes is a mini documentary series by blind scientist and bioengineering professor Mona Minkara. In this series she documents her experiences as she travels independently to various countries. I found this documentary very informative and a great real life picture of what it is like to travel as a person who is … Continue reading Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 1)

Has Being Disabled Caused Me to be Angry at God?

If God is so good why do bad things happen? Why are there so many people with disabilities? Why does God not heal every person with a disability? You may have heard these questions before or have even asked yourself these questions. Here are my thoughts from a Christian viewpoint. Am I angry at God … Continue reading Has Being Disabled Caused Me to be Angry at God?

Stop Feeling Sorry for People with Disabilities

Are you a person with a disability? Have you had a stranger come up to you and say how sorry they are to see you in that disabled state? Have you had someone feel so sad for you that they cried? I know that people with disabilities can relate to this and can answer yes … Continue reading Stop Feeling Sorry for People with Disabilities

There Needs to be a New Era of Authentic Representation of People with Disabilities in the media

Photo by geralt on Pixabay Society’s definition of beauty has become more shallow as the years have gone by. The media and magazines have defined beauty. The standard is to be tall and thin with a perfect face. This standard of beauty has only further excluded those that are different including people with disabilities.  There … Continue reading There Needs to be a New Era of Authentic Representation of People with Disabilities in the media