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She’s Grateful to Be Paralyzed

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Would you be glad to be paralyzed? Most people wouldn’t be but here is one person who if she had to live her life all over again would consciously choose to walk her current path again. Truly an inspiration for hope in a sometimes hopeless world.

Seth Adam Smith

In 2004, Meg Johnson fell off a cliff and broke her neck. Paralyzed and in a wheelchair, Meg is now a motivational speaker, inspiring audiences around the world with her personal motto, which she says is applicable for people of all abilities: When life gets too hard to stand, just keep on rollin’.

In an interview sponsored by ForwardWalking.com, Meg explained a few things she does to help her keep on rollin’ forward. Her opening statement will give you chills…

My favorite quote from our interview was when she said: “There’s nobody who can come over here and save me because the person who’s keeping me down is myself.” That line is so true. Oftentimes, we are the only true obstacles that are holding ourselves back from chasing our dreams and accomplishing great things.

I will forever be grateful that Meg and I were able to meet last year. She doesn’t know it (yet), but my interview…

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Author: galeweithers

Barbadian mother of teenager; lover of loud laughter amidst tears; happy to follow God's lead while writing a word or two (and winning national awards) to make a difference in the lives of others.

2 thoughts on “She’s Grateful to Be Paralyzed

  1. Powerful indeed. Thank you so much for posting this!

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