September 4, 2019
Every life is a story. Every story is different. What is interesting to some is ordinary to others.
A few years ago a friend from our church suffered a stroke. While in rehab at the nursing home I would sit with him and visit. I watched as he took a child’s toy consisting of a bucket with a lid on it that had plastic cutouts of a star, a half moon, a plus sign, a circle, and a square. His job was to take the objects of those shapes and put them in the correct hole on top of bucket. He would do that exercise for hours at a time.
As he practiced placing the correct object in the matchi...