Appreciating What You Want to Become
“Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms and no legs. The quick answer is that I have a CHOICE. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I chose gratitude.”
~ Nick Vujicik
Nick Vujicik is the son of Serbian immigrants to Australia. He was born in Melbourne in 1982 with no arms and no legs. He has one abnormal foot with which he is able to write, and manipulate the controls on his wheelchair. Despite his limitations, he has earned a college degree in Commerce with dual majors in accounting and financial planning. He has written seven books, the first of which has been translated into thirty languages*. He is a Christian Evangelist and a motivational speaker. He has spoken to The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He’s married with two sons and twin daughters.
Thank you all for having a meaningful purpose - and for providing me with mine. May you have a Happy Thanksgiving! mh
* Life Without Limits, Bantam, Doubleday, Dell Publishing Group, NY, 2010.