"Nothing weaker than water.Nothing stronger than rock.Still, a slow flow of water cancut through mountains."— Taoist proverb An analogy I thought of about the Taoist proverb is change takes time water does not seem as powerful as rocks, but water cutting through rocks over time is what made the Grand Canyon what it is currently. … Continue reading A Proverb and the Grand Canyon
For as long as I can remember I have always thought that Ferraris are some of the best cars in the world. A Ferrari would be a top choice for one of the cars I would want to own. That never happened. If I remember right, the first time I saw a Ferrari was on … Continue reading How I compared a Ferrari and my self-esteem
During one of my first visits to the neurosurgeon, he asked me how I was doing. I rarely know how to answer that question because I want to be honest in my answer. I usually answer that question with something such as "Okay" or "Surviving." I paused when he asked me that and during that … Continue reading “Yeah, it really is a loaded question.”
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One therapy appointment the therapist (Nicole) told me she was looking for things that would help her teach the kids she worked with determination. She found this story The Great Hill by Daniel Errico. "Before time was time, there was a Great Hill.And on the Great Hill there lived the … Continue reading The Great Hill
At my last appointment at the pain clinic the same place where the doctor I know as Dr. Ninja is I had a follow-up appointment to find out if the injection I had helped me to feel better. I told them that it gave me about 35% relief. The nurse practitioner who my appointment was … Continue reading Frustration
Have you ever had an experience that you have remembered for a long time? Maybe you have an experience that you will not forget. This is one of mine. This happened in Utah. Todd Todd and I lived in the same neighborhood. We went to the same schools and church. He was a year ahead … Continue reading San Rafel Swell and the station wagon
Recently I had an injection in my back. I have had many injections in my back before due to chronic pain. To get the injection I lay stomach and head face down on the table. I had been in that same room many times before for injections. I usually heard the doctor enter the … Continue reading Who is Dr. Ninja?