The Matthew Rodriguez Story

The Matthew Rodriguez Story : Inspiring the Handicapped

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Communication I didn’t realize how important being able to talk and communicate on a daily basis was - until it was taken away. One thing that really frustrates me is my voice. Whether I’m in front of you or on the phone, it’s hard to understand me. I have to try and remember to keep my volume low, and slow down my rate. I have to think before I speak. Whenever I’m on the phone, or asking someone for something, it’s very frustrating when I have to repeat myself several times. It gets extremely repetitive to constantly have to demonstrate with my hands or spell out what I mean. On the phone, its repetition or spelling out words; those are my only options. This is what I have to deal with; this is the hand I’ve been dealt. I’m alive I can do what I love, and I can appreciate this. One of my worst fears is the unknown. How will I support myself? I try to be successful in everything I do. If it’s not in God’s plan for me, then I have to let it rest. I know when I die my voice will be made perfect; I know I shouldn’t worry about it. It might even be healed while I’m still here on this earth. This is where my faith comes into “play,” knowing that despite my handicap with my voice, I know God loves me even if I can’t be understood. I’m only human; I do worry about things like this. I want to be able to tell everybody about how my life changed so drastically. I want to tell them about my story written in my book. I want to start my Ministry to be a voice for the Disabled. I have been keeping this all bottled up inside me. Writing has given me an outlet for you to read and understand my story. The Matthew Rodriguez Story – Inspiring The Disabled To Be All They Can Be. Why I Wrote This Book Living Disabled, my hope is for all Disabled people not to give up. I didn't. I overcame my obstacles, and I still do. I have this deep feeling inside me --- this is exactly what I'm supposed to do. I want to let others know the truth about my life. I have been told by many people how I touched and encouraged them. I knew right away what it was that I must be. With my great faith and my never - give up spirit, I decided to take myself as far as I could go. I say this right now I know I am not finished. I hope you can find what I have found... I decided to take this experience and use it to give people hope.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.89mm | 285.76g
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print
  • 1507700199
  • 9781507700198