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People with disabilities are present in everyday society however often are ignored by society, Because of fear and misunderstanding.  Fear is a powerful enemy and.  It can lead you astray from what is right.  This Sermon in which I have written is to talk about overcoming disabilities.    Many Famous people in our world History who have made great advances in science and other areas have had some rather difficult disabilities to overcome,  and I will name a few now,

Albert Einstein
the Mathematician/Physicist who had a learning disability and did not speak until age 3. He had a very difficult time doing maths in school. It was also very hard for him to express himself through writing.
Alexander Graham Bell
Had a learning disability
Christopher Reeve
Never has a person with a disability commanded so much media attention in recent history. Christopher Reeve, crippled after a horse-riding injury, wants to be up on his feet & wants to help others stand confident too. His life was  dedicated to harnessing the power of medical research to get up & ride again.
Stephen Hawkings
Physicist/mathematician has Lou Gehrigs Disease and is in a wheelchair. He needs a computer to speak.

Alexander Graham Bell
Had a learning disability


Cher
Has dyslexia


David Blunkett
the Rt Hon David Blunkett MP is without doubt Britain's most famous guide dog owner. Often photographed with his guide dogs - Ted, Offa and Lucy - David Blunkett also holds the powerful political post of Home Secretary. Joining the Labour party aged 16, he was elected to Sheffield City Council aged 22. He was the council leader from 1980 to 1987 until he was elected MP for Sheffield Brightside. Seen as the archetypal municipal Socialist, he is in many senses a traditional Labour man - beard-wearing and blunt-talking. Arguably, he is a role model for disabled people who just want to get on with their lives.
Edison
Edison had a learning disability. He couldn't read until he was twelve years old and had a very difficult time writing even when he was older.
Franklin D. Roosevelt had Polio, was governor of New York State then elected President of the United States for four terms.


George Washington
Had a learning disability. He could barely write and had very poor grammar skills.


Goya
Spanish painter (1746-1828): At age 46, an illness left him deaf. He went on to create the most famous Spanish art of the 19th century.
Helen Keller
(Devoted Life to Persons with Disabilities) She was Blind, Deaf, and Mute


These are just a few of the people who have done great things despite disabilities.  We even have Jedi Here at this temple with disabilities and that Includes myself.  This Jedi was born with Cerebral Palsy which means I have muscle spasms,  I walk with a limp and have bad balance.  When I was born, I weighed one pound and almost died but I guess the force had different plans.  I did not walk till I was 10yrs old after the doctors told my father I would never walk.
Jedi must always Indore there own challenges to serve others.  We must forget ourselves and serve others.  Yoda was always a role model to me.  He was short and wise and very strong.  He said and I am pharapraseing this "Judge me not by my my size for my alie is the force"  and indeed a powerful one it is.
I being a jedi and disabled now work as an advocate for other disabled people.  My disability helps me to see into others and relate.  My disability forced me to be strong which in turm makes me fight my own self pitty.   To end my sermon I say to all Jedi disabled or not to Indore matter how hard the road is  and that when someone hurts you use the force and become stronger.  Do not let your self get clouded by anyone’s opinions.

May the force be with you all