by Kari Diviney (Ryan’s Sister) The hardest part is when I see Ryan in my dreams and he is completely his old self. This has been happening a lot lately. I dream of him laughing his squinty-eyed laugh with me and talking about some crazy opinion he has on some random topic. He was always […]
Guest Post: Good People, Good to the Core
by Karen Tiplady. Over 4 years ago, in February 2010, Ryan came home to Ashburn from the Shepherd Center. Ashburn was glad to have him back home. It took an air ambulance, a regular ambulance and some good neighbors that dug out the driveway for the Divineys. I don’t recall the exact date, but I […]
Stay Strong: Indomitable Will.
People tell me to “Stay strong!”, and this means a lot to me. There a times when I draw on this encouragement… every day, as a matter of fact. Mostly I love hearing this because I know people are rooting for me, for Ryan’s sake. I always considered myself a resilient sort. My wife calls […]
Location is Everything
You might recall that a few weeks ago I was asking (on Ryan’s Wish List) for wheel casters for use on Ryan’s equipment and furniture. The idea was to not only make this stuff easy to move about throughout the day, but also to allow easy cleaning underneath. This has been working wonderfully! There was […]
Guest Post: “There is Something Different about You”
In an age in which celebrities are worshiped, and the acquisition of material wealth is considered to be the largest measure of success, there is something different about you.