EVERY DISABILITY PROVES GOD EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY. By APRYLL MORRISON.

 

AS A YOUNG, HEARING IMPAIRED WOMAN LIVING AND GROWING IN THE HEARING COMMUNITY, BEFORE IT BECAME CRUCIAL FOR HER TO SOCIALIZE WITH THE DEAF, IT WAS HARD, DIFFICULT, A STRUGGLE, A JOURNEY, A FEAT, PROBLEMATIC, CHALLENGING BUT MOST OF ALL A DEMANDING TASK THAT MUST BE COMPLETED.

BEING DEAF MEANS THAT YOU HAVE NO HEARING IN EITHER OF YOUR EARS WHILE BEING HARD OF HEARING MEANS THAT YOU HAVE SOME HEARING ALBEIT THE FACT THAT IT MAY BE ‘SOME’;

A CRUCIAL DISTINCTION SOME PERSONS FAIL TO RECOGNIZE.

BEING DEAF MEANS THAT YOU WILL HAVE TO NAVIGATE YOUR SURROUNDING USING CUES FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD, YOU WILL HAVE TO USE YOUR EYES TO HELP YOU SURVIVE.

A CRUCIAL FACT MANY FAIL TO UNDERSTAND.

BEING DEAF MEANS THAT WHEN I ENTER A ROOM I DON’T KNOW WETHER ITS SILENT OR NOT, WHETHER SOMEONE CALLED MY NAME OR NOT.

A CRUCIAL POINT MANY FAILED TO CONSIDER.

BEING DEAF MEANS THAT I OFTEN TIMES DON’T KNOW HOW I TALK; AM I LOUD OR NOT? DO I SOUND AWKWARD OR FUNNY? AM I TALKING TOO LONG OR ABOVE YOU? A CRUCIAL PIECE OF INFORMATION THAT MANY NEVER FAIL TO POINT OUT.

GOD’S EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY BECOMES MY ONLY SOURCE OF COMFORT. HE ALLOWS ME TO RECOGNIZE AND UNDERSTAND THAT DEPENDING ON HIM LEAVES NO ROOM FOR DISAPPOINTMENT OR FAILURE. DEPENDING ON GOD LEAVES NO TIME FOR SECOND GUESSES.

GOD’S EXRORDINARY ABILITY WORKS IN ME AND THROUGH ME BECAUSE I DO NOTHING OF MYSELF, HE DOES IT FOR ME. TODAY, I STAND NOT JUST A CONFIDENT WOMAN, BUT A CONFIDENT GRADUATE OF ONE OF THE MOST PRESITIGOUS SCHOOLS IN THE ISLAND.

GOD’S EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY ALLOWS ME TO SURVIVE. IT IS THROUGH HIM THAT I BLOOM AND SHUT DOWN THE NEGATIVES THAT OFTEN THREATEN TO OVERTHROW ME.

THANK YOU, DADDY GOD FOR MY DISABILITY SO YOU COULD SHOW ME YOUR ABILITY.

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