Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 2)

In the second episode Mona makes her way to London. https://youtu.be/B1sWtT-wShI https://youtu.be/Jf72wYXm5Yo The first thing that jumps out at me in this episode is the way that blind or visually impaired people are perceived by the sighted. We are seen as helpless many times. People assume that we can't be independent. Mona has someone with … Continue reading Reaction to “Planes, Trains, and Canes” (Season 1 Ep 2)

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?

Spotlight: Braille Embossed Jewelry and Accessories | Elegant Insights

Jewelry and accessories are excellent gift ideas for Christmas or for a birthday or for Mother's Day or Father's Day. Here is a tip that I am sure you already know, these gifts are even better when they have that extra special touch in the form of personalization. Today I want to spotlight a business … Continue reading Spotlight: Braille Embossed Jewelry and Accessories | Elegant Insights

Spotlight: Beep Baseball – a Team Sport for Those who are Blind or Have Low Vision

(The baseball illustration is by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay via the Canva Library) Now that the baseball season is underway here in the U.S. I want to shine a spotlight on beep baseball. This adaptive sport allows those who are blind or have low vision to get out on the field and participate in a baseball … Continue reading Spotlight: Beep Baseball – a Team Sport for Those who are Blind or Have Low Vision