I saw that you reblogged a post from a wheelchair user and you were pumped for a wheelchair course, what is the course about?
It was a course on how to assess whether a person was suitable for wheelchair use and how to teach people to use it safely. It was great, the Latter-Day Saints Charities organized it in my country as they do in many others as well and ppl get wheelchairs from them for free :)
What is a wheelchair? I know that’s a silly question to ask, but it’s an important question to ask and give a legitimate answer to. I spent some time looking up the definition of a wheelchair and I saw few definitions that didn’t give me the answer I was looking for but then I…
“To hold our tongues when everyone is gossiping, to smile without hostility at people and institutions, to compensate for the shortage of love in the world with more love in small, private matters; to be more faithful in our work, to show greater patience, to forgo the cheap revenge obtainable from mockery and criticism: all these are things we can do. ”—― Hermann Hesse (via justbesplendid)
“Give up defining yourself - to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it’s their problem. Whenever you interact with people, don’t be there primarily as a function or a role, but as the field of conscious presence. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.”—Eckhart Tolle (via onlinecounsellingcollege)