Can you make a difference in the life of another person? Yes you can.
Can you push yourself beyond the bounds of what others accept as limitations? Yes you can.
Can you stare adversity in the face, and not recoil from it, but choose instead to embrace it and redefine it? Yes you can.
I'm sure you've read the stories about this father-son team. I had heard about them somewhere. Thought it was cool. There is love there beyond one's imagination.
But I hadn't seen this video, though, before today. I was simply moved to tears. I recommend you check it out. Oh yeah, might as well crank up the volume too. Grab some tissues. And plan on watching it again. Oh yeah, and check out some of the other links on that site as well.
"Nobody wanted Rick in a road race. Everybody looked at us, nobody talked to us, nobody wanted to have anything to do with us. But you can’t really blame them - people often are not educated, and they’d never seen anyone like us.Not really too surprising, I guess. But that's not why I clipped this quote.
... they’d never seen anyone like us ...I found that wording so very interesting.
Any ONE like US.Isn't that what we have to understand? Really. Simply, that we truly are all one.
Then, just imagine what the world might be like with a little more love and compassion from each of us. And acceptance. Yes we can.