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Ashamed of my speech impediment.

Jason Gray

"I remember a specific moment where after a concert, a person came up to me and they thanked me for having a speech handicap."

Low self esteem, depressed, even by middle school.

Mike L

Growing up I didn't have a very personal view of God.

My son with cerebral palsy had no hope until the missionary arrived.

Maxim

We tried everything possible to make his life normal. He studied in a very good school. He tried to study hard and behave very well. Nevertheless, society had a hard time accepting him.

Stuttered, stumbled, picked last for teams.

Mark Harris

When I was a little boy I was not the most athletic.I was definitely not the one most likely to succeed. I was shy and had a stuttering problem. I was extremely insecure. As a teenager my outlet for identity became sports. I ...

People pleaser

Sierra

Where I’d prayed for everyone else for so long... I had ignored the fact that I did need God.

He loved me through the sexual abuse—then suddenly died.

Kim

One day he brought a friend with him to also have sex with me. I then realized he didn’t love me. He just thought he could use me and get sex from me.

Five divorces by age thirty.

Jean

By the time I was thirty I had experienced five failed marriages. I felt like I could do nothing right;

Because I said "hi" she didn't kill herself.

Matt K

She later told that she was thinking about suicide, and that it was my simple hello that had let her know that she was alive.

Unloved by my husband ... and God.

Amy

"While I thought that they were special things, my husband at the time found that journal and thought it was really weird, really strange, and told me that I was really weird."

Healed of the grade school ridicule from my defective brown teeth.

Ashley

.....that’s when I began to take the pain medication to numb the hurt on the inside.