The Awakening: Before Frederick Ndabaramiye Could Decide on an Answer, He had to Choose a Question.
For people confronted with sudden, severe, and completely unexpected disabilities, there are two operative questions: What can I do? What can’t I do?
When you’ve lost both your hands to the machete-wielding rebels who hijacked your bus because you refused their demand that you kill your fellow passengers, you could certainly be forgiven for focusing on the latter. But when you consider the alternative — they killed everyone else on the bus, anyway — perhaps you look instead for the reasons why you survived, and what you can accomplish in the world now that you have… Read full article