Mon, 27 October 2014
He had his life planned out. After gridiron success as a college athlete, his sights were set on the high prize of playing professional football. He was gifted with quickness, agility, and a work ethic that wouldn't quit. When doctors delivered the news that his eyesight was failing and he would later become blind, hopes of a pro career quickly faded. Everything he had worked toward and had achieved vanished.
Bestselling author of The Ultimate Gift, and 26 other book (four of which have been made into movies), Emmy award-winning, Entrepreneur of the Year, Jim Stovall shares an incredible story of how he went from dark isolation to tremendous opportunity - for a period, he had resigned himself to living a hidden life, tucked into a small room in the back of his house.
His ground-breaking A-HA! moment came when he welled up his courage and conviction and walked, as a man without sight, down his sidewalk to his mailbox. (You have to hear him give his version.)
In spite of what others' said he couldn't do, Jim has gone on to become: