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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Thirty-Four. Nothing to Lose

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It wasn’t a surprise when Martin received a C in his first speech class in graduate school. Martin’s intellect, depth, and passion burned bright, but he stuttered and his speech impediment was tripping him up. Then one day, as if by miracle, his speech impediment disappeared. Martin’s friend Harry once asked him about how he was able to leave his stutter behind. Martin explained, “Once I accepted death, I stopped being bedeviled by these things.” Accepting and facing the fact of limited time has a clarifying and cleansing effect. No longer afflicted with a stutter, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. went on to become ...

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