Brian Denger's Blog – November 2008 Archive (3)

Here there and everywhere.

This week Matthew was invited to a party by a girl in his youth group. Alice and I know the family fairly well, yet we haven't been to their home and didn't know how Matthew would get inside with his wheelchair. Fortunately they called to let Alice know they were borrowing a ramp. This was a good sign. The evening of the party I offered to drive Matthew just to be certain he was able to get inside, make sure he was comfortable and let the family know about his needs based on what the other kids… Continue

Added by Brian Denger on November 29, 2008 at 9:44pm — 5 Comments

Fixing a hole

As people and especially as parents we all carry baggage that we dredge up from time to time when we need a good dose of humility. It could be from when we were children or something later in life. Being a parent of a child or children who have a chronic illness only adds another dimension when these situations involve the child. A situation that may go unnoticed under other circumstances takes on a different meaning to us. As much as I’ve tried to remember we all make mistakes one such… Continue

Added by Brian Denger on November 15, 2008 at 9:13pm — 2 Comments

The long and winding road.

Orlando, FL, New York City, NY, Chicago, IL, Phoenix, AZ, Anaheim, CA, Cincinnati, OH. These places are linked by one common thread. These cities are host to marathons which Parent Project MD has secured slots for families, friends and others are able to run to support the Run for our Sons program. Just over five years ago Kimberly Galberaith had been convinced that PPMD should get people to run at Disney World as a fund raising vehicle. Kim spoke to several participants at the Annual PPMD… Continue

Added by Brian Denger on November 6, 2008 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

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