Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller. Commentary by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

This simple but very poignant quote comes from my childhood heroine who is still my adult heroine today. She formed many of my viewpoints on what “disabled” people can do at an early age. We all have some kind of disability, big or small, it’s how we view it that makes all the difference. We can downplay or highlight it. Make the most of your … Continue reading Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. – Helen Keller. Commentary by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Light House by James Taylor & “A Lighthouse is what I Hope to Be” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

I am so surprised I have never heard this beautiful song by James Taylor and that it wasn’t played more when it came out years ago, and isn’t played more now.  His music got me through high school and it’s still getting me by. Between his melodic harmonies,  beautiful guitar playing, and wisdom filled words…he’s still got it and illustrates how you can get better … Continue reading Light House by James Taylor & “A Lighthouse is what I Hope to Be” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

My life has been happy because I have had wonderful friends and plenty of interesting work to do. I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. – Helen Keller

……. perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times, but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. The wind passes, and the flowers are content. – Helen Keller Images from Pinterest. If Helen Keller could have looked at her life in the most profound way that she did highlighting the best of who she was and what she worked on. Did you … Continue reading My life has been happy because I have had wonderful friends and plenty of interesting work to do. I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. – Helen Keller

One Can Never Consent to Creep When One Feels an Impulse to Soar. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Image from Pinterest. Compiled by Paulette Motzko from Helen Keller Daily on  April 18th, 2017 at 8:46 a.m.  Updated April 18th, 2017 at 9:18 a.m. Continue reading One Can Never Consent to Creep When One Feels an Impulse to Soar. Helen Keller

Helen Keller says: “Thus I came up out of Egypt and stood before Sinai, and divine power touched my spirit and gave it sight, so that I beheld many wonders.

Helen Keller Says: “Thus I came up out of Egypt and stood before Sinai, and a power divine touched my spirit and gave it sight, so that I beheld many wonders. And from the sacred mountain I heard a voice which said, ‘Knowledge is love and light and vision.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily From Helen Keller Daily.  Compiled by Paulette Motzko on March 18th 2017 at 8:46 a.m. Continue reading Helen Keller says: “Thus I came up out of Egypt and stood before Sinai, and divine power touched my spirit and gave it sight, so that I beheld many wonders.

Helen Keller says:   “A person who is severely impaired never knows his hidden sources of strength until he is treated like a normal human being and encouraged to shape his own life.”

Helen Keller Says: “A person who is severely impaired never knows his hidden sources of strength until he is treated like a normal human being and encouraged to shape his own life.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Paulette Motzko says in return:  Treat others as you want to be treated.  Nothing in life is guaranteed.  You could end up just like that person you’re making fun of one day.  … Continue reading Helen Keller says:   “A person who is severely impaired never knows his hidden sources of strength until he is treated like a normal human being and encouraged to shape his own life.”

Wisdom from Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says:   “If I regarded my life from the point of view of the pessimist, I should be undone. I should seek in vain for the light that does not visit my eyes and the music that does not ring in my ears. I should beg night and day and never be satisfied. I should sit apart in awful solitude, a prey to fear … Continue reading Wisdom from Helen Keller

Helen Keller says “Certainly I believe that God gave us life for happiness, not misery. Humanity, I am sure, will never be made lazy or indifferent by an excess of happiness. Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

Helen Keller Says: “Certainly I believe that God gave us life for happiness, not misery. Humanity, I am sure, will never be made lazy or indifferent by an excess of happiness. Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. Happiness should be a means of accomplishment, like health, not … Continue reading Helen Keller says “Certainly I believe that God gave us life for happiness, not misery. Humanity, I am sure, will never be made lazy or indifferent by an excess of happiness. Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

I Wonder What Becomes of lost opportunities? Perhaps our Guardian Angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give the back to us in the Beautiful Sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “I wonder what becomes of lost opportunities? Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily What a nice thought that is, isn’t it! Paulette L Motzko Compiled by Paulette Motzko. February 2nd 2017 at 2:48 … Continue reading I Wonder What Becomes of lost opportunities? Perhaps our Guardian Angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give the back to us in the Beautiful Sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly. Helen Keller

If we make up our minds that this is a drab and purposeless universe, it will be that, and nothing else. On the other hand, if we believe that the Earth is ours, and the Sun and Moon hang in the sky for our Delight, there will be gladness in the fields….

Helen Keller Says: “If we make up our minds that this is a drab and purposeless universe, it will be that, and nothing else. On the other hand, if we believe that the earth is ours, and that the sun and moon hang in the sky for our delight, there will be joy upon the hills and gladness in the fields because the Artist in … Continue reading If we make up our minds that this is a drab and purposeless universe, it will be that, and nothing else. On the other hand, if we believe that the Earth is ours, and the Sun and Moon hang in the sky for our Delight, there will be gladness in the fields….

I, for one, love strength, daring, fortitude. I do not want people to kill the fight in them; I want them to fight for the right things. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “I, for one, love strength, daring, fortitude. I do not want people to kill the fight in them; I want them to fight for right things.” One of the earliest known pictures of Helen Keller with her extraordinary teacher Anne Sullivan. She was my role model since I was 9 years old diagnosed with epilepsy. I discovered her and playing piano I’m … Continue reading I, for one, love strength, daring, fortitude. I do not want people to kill the fight in them; I want them to fight for the right things. Helen Keller

I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the color and fragrance of a flower- the light in my darkness, the voice in my silence. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the colour and fragrance of a flower – the Light in my darkness, the Voice in my silence.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Continue reading I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the color and fragrance of a flower- the light in my darkness, the voice in my silence. Helen Keller

Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same amount of hours in a day that were given to….

Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Theresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein.  Image fron Pinterest. Compiled by Paulette Motzko November 18th, 2016 5:36 p.m. Continue reading Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same amount of hours in a day that were given to….

I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings. -Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Photography by Paulette Motzko Compiled by Paulette Motzko  November 13, 2016 9:06 a.m. Continue reading I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings. -Helen Keller

Life is either a daring Adventure or Nothing at All. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Images from Pinterest. Compiled by Paulette Motzko  Continue reading Life is either a daring Adventure or Nothing at All. Helen Keller

Helen Keller’s fabulous book called “The World I Live In”  from Google Play Books

The World I Live In, Helen Keller. https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=qYwapYQ6kSwC When you read the first chapter you’ll be amazed that Helen Keller could not see or hear anything for as long as she lived. I was introduced to her biography in my fifth-grade class on a school book drive. 1971 was the year I was diagnosed with epilepsy, and learn to play piano and read voraciously cookbooks … Continue reading Helen Keller’s fabulous book called “The World I Live In”  from Google Play Books

Only in quietness do we possess our own minds and discover the resources of the Inner Life.             Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “Only in quietness do we possess our own minds and discover the resources of the Inner Life.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Image from Pinterest. Compiled by Paulette Motzko November 10th 2016 9 a.m. Continue reading Only in quietness do we possess our own minds and discover the resources of the Inner Life.             Helen Keller

When I recollect The Treasure of Friendship…- Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “When I recollect the treasure of friendship that has been bestowed upon me I withdraw all charges against life. If much has been denied me, much, very much has been given. So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart I shall say that life is good.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Images from Pinterest Compiled by Paulette L Motzko October 31st … Continue reading When I recollect The Treasure of Friendship…- Helen Keller

Hold out your hands to feel the luxury of the sun beams. -Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “Hold out your hands to feel the luxury of the sunbeams.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Open field image wallpaper from Zedge.com Compiled by Paulette L Motzko October 23rd, 2016 8:39 a.m. Continue reading Hold out your hands to feel the luxury of the sun beams. -Helen Keller

Three free things I thank God everyday of my life for ….

Helen Keller Says: “Three things I thank God every day of my life for:  Things that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works Deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith. Deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to–a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song.” Image from Pinterest. Compiled by Paulette Motzko  … Continue reading Three free things I thank God everyday of my life for ….

Literature is My Utopia….. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily I must agree with Helen Keller because books have been my friend since very young and I think they just might always be. That’s a look at … Continue reading Literature is My Utopia….. Helen Keller

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Says: “People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.helen.keller.daily Continue reading People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. Helen Keller

Paulette Le Pore Motzko: A Pictorial Story Through The Years

This is a work-in-progress folks. I’m still going through photographs that were my mother’s and taking pictures of them one by one and adding them to this post. After all the pictures are added then I’ll add text to it. Rather than not publish it and keep it private like I had, I thought I would just Post-it and let you guys enjoy it while … Continue reading Paulette Le Pore Motzko: A Pictorial Story Through The Years

Google Talk The Global Translation Chat App & & Paulette Motzko’s Thrill of Discovery

I learn many things new through the course of my day everyday. I have always had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, even since I was a small child at 4 years old, learning to read, and then learning phonetics. I learned the meanings of the prefixes and suffixes when I was 6 years old. I learned the value of a book and the extraordinary concepts … Continue reading Google Talk The Global Translation Chat App & & Paulette Motzko’s Thrill of Discovery